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Friendship Over? Inside 'Teen Mom 2' Star Kail Lowry's Desperate Attempt To Save Leah Messer From 'Deadly Cult'

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry
Source: Courtesy of Leah Messer/Instagram

Dec. 6 2019, Updated 8:32 p.m. ET

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Kail Lowry and Leah Messer's friendship is on the rocks after she insinuated to a fan that her Teen Mom 2 costar is "weak" for joining an alleged cult, and slammed her pal for being "manipulated easily," can exclusively reveal.

The reality stars haven't exactly been seeing eye-to-eye since Leah joined the Mastery in Transformational Training organization accused of being a "deadly cult".

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As readers know, Leah, 27, has tried recruiting celebrities and fans to the controversial organization, also known as MITT, but Kail is putting her foot down and saying enough is enough!

According to one fan and mother-of-two, Rachel Chitwood, it all began when Leah went on Instagram Live to ask fans who're interested in joining the alleged cult to send over their numbers so she could contact them.

The next day, on December 1, 2019, Rachel received an anonymous phone call from Leah.

"She had called but it was from a blocked number," Rachel revealed. "She started telling me about the program and stuff. And we brought up the conversation about how people thought it was a cult."

Leah and the fan joked about it at first but then the mom-of-three's tone changed, saying "'its not a cult.'"

"Then she asked me what she thought the organization was about and so I had no idea what it was about. I was just like 'is it about leadership and coming together?' And she just took what I said and ran with it, telling me 'yes that's exactly what it is.'"

Rachel explained from there they exchanged numbers and she started to get eager about joining the program.

Kail reached out to Rachel and warned her about the alleged cult after she posted it on her Instagram and tagged Leah.

"Leah then reposted it to her Instagram and that's when Kail reached out to me warning me," she said.

"Kail tried warning me and I kind of blew her off about the whole thing. But then I had to apologize when I realized this is serious."

Rachel had planned to join an event for MITT in January 2020 but later realized she couldn't afford it.

Leah was vague with Rachel about the organization's purpose. "She would tell me there was training and they train you to be the best person you could be, but she wasn't telling me how. She wasn't going in depth with anything. It was about $600."

But when Rachel informed Leah she couldn't attend the January conference, Rachel tells exclusively that the TM2 star "got mad and became mean."

Meanwhile, in an attempt to stray Rachel away from MITT, Kail replied, slamming Leah in a text message to the fan, saying, "those types of programs target weak people who can be manipulated."

"I don't want to lose her as a friend but I also don't think any of this is ok," Kail added.

Now, has obtained exclusive text message exchanges between Rachel and Kail, as well as texts between Rachel and Leah.

Scroll through the gallery to see the shocking texts.

To The Rescue!

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry
Source: Kristina Bumphrey/StarPix/Shutterstock

Leah and Kail have been the best of friends since appearing on Teen Mom 2 together since 2010, but Kail's attempts to "save" her friend from MITT have not been successful. Instead, Rachel revealed that Kail is now doing all she can to save other moms from joining this controversial organization.

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Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

According to Rachel, Leah told her that MITT was all about changing the world for the better. "She believes she is changing the world and becoming this great person," she told

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Cult Dangers

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

When Kail took notice that Leah was trying to recruit other moms she reached out to Rachel to warn her of the alleged dangers of MITT. "I don't want to see young moms do it and spend their savings on this." Kail admitted. "It's not cheap."

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Now Or Never!

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

Meanwhile, Leah wasn't backing down, pushing Rachel to commit, but she was still curious about it, however, was now having reservations since Kail reached out. "Hey girl, Umm so Kail just DM'd me on Instagram with something saying 'my friend joined a cult,' the text message read. "I'm assuming not many people approve of this? Maybe it's their lack of knowledge towards it? Not sure how to or if at all to respond to it." Leah replied: "this has gotten out of hand."

Kailyn Lowry
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Listen To What I’m Saying

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

Kail would later reiterate that she wanted young moms to be aware of what this organization was really about. "I'm not sending you lies," she texted Rachel. "I just want you to be aware of what you're getting into."

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Stay Away!

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

Kail then sent her several articles claiming that at least six people have died while in the organization. In response, Chitwood expressed her concerns. "Should I contact the authorities? Like I'm legit scared. She knows all my info."

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Not Strong Enough

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

Kail explained that she wasn't sure anything could be done by the authorities, but slammed those who joined MITT, like Leah, as "weak people."

"Unfortunately those types of programs target weak people who can be manipulated," Kail admitted.

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Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

Kail added that part of the group was allegedly to belittle people so that they would feel insecure enough to join, claiming that part of the training sessions includes mocking people. "She literally mocked me when I said it and told me that if people are weak and can't handle being called out then it's not good for them."

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Hard Choices

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry

In more shocking texts, Kail expressed that Leah joining MITT has strained their relationship. "I don't want to lose her as as friend but I also don't think any of this is ok," Kail said.

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What Happens Now?

Teen Mom 2 Leah Messer and Kailyn Lowry
Source: Courtesy of Leah Messer/Instagram

Does this mean the longtime BFFs are no longer friends? Sound off in the comments below!



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