's kid sister,
Jamie Lynn Spears
), is in a family way - and at the ripe,
-esque age of 16. In an interview with
, Jamie Lynn reveals that she is 12 weeks along and that Casey Aldridge, her boyfriend whom she met at church (for whatever
worth), is the babydaddy. "It was a shock for both of us, so unexpected," the AP quotes Jamie Lynn as telling
"I was in complete and total shock and so was he."
Until now, Britney has been kept in the dark about becoming a (crazy, crazy) aunt. "This is going to kill [Britney]," a family friend tells
. "In the end, she'll be supportive, but this is a big shock."
Nickelodeon's reaction to its wholesome
star's surprising reveal (and seeming loss of virginity)? "We respect Jamie Lynn's decision to take responsibility in this sensitive and personal situation," the cable network says in an official statement. "We know this is a very difficult time for her and her family, and our primary concern right now is for Jamie Lynn's well-being."
Does the teen starlet have a message for her impressionable teen fans? "I definitely don't think [premarital sex is] something you should do; it's better to wait," she says in
"But I can't be judgmental because it's a position I put myself in."
In what very well might be related news, a book that Spears' mother, Lynne, had in the works - about how she raised Britney and Jamie Lynn - has been "delayed indefinitely," a publisher's rep tells
, adding, "We are standing behind Lynne at this time and understand that she needs time with her family."
What's your take?
No Santa Claus, Jamie Lynn pregnant... who can we believe in anymore? And do you think Britney set the bar low for sis?
Who's to blame here?