Incarcerated Teen Mom cast member Amber Portwood was visited by her daughter Leah for the first time since voluntarily entering prison almost 11 months ago. The last time Amber had seen Leah in person was Easter of last year. Find out what Leah’s father, Gary Shirley, had to say about the visit as well as his take on Amber’s current condition.
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Way back in January of 2011 we reported on Teen Mom vet Amber Portwood having allegedly been offered $500,000 by Vivid CEO Steve Hirsch to film a p0rn. At the the time, even while Amber was down spiraling towards her decision to opt for jail, the idea seemed pretty far-fetched. Now, in light of the Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom insanity that has resulted from Amber’s alum, Farrah Abraham, doing just that with the same company it doesn’t seem so off the charts that Portwood very well may have received an offer. Amber’s greatest defender, her brother Shawn, pointed out the fact that even while at the lowest point of her life, Amber had the fortitude to refuse the easy money from Vivid. All of this had us thinking… Perhaps Amber’s choice to elect for prison will eventually turn out to be a wiser one than Farrah’s decision to film and release a p0rn.
It’s hard to believe it’s almost been 10 months since Amber Portwood began her prison sentence. Apparently, her daughter Leah’s father, Gary Shirley, was thinking the same thing and expressed as much via Twitter. In doing so, Gary also revealed that Amber has yet to see Leah since her incarceration. Find out his explanation as to why and what Amber’s brother Shawn suggested Shirley do about the circumstance.
MTV’s hit show Teen Mom 2 follows the lives of four young mothers. But, if you follow keep up on Teen Mom 2 news, it sure seems like more like The Jenelle Evans Show. Now another headline will be attributed to the embattled star as sources report the show will end after the fourth season because of the trouble Evans has created for MTV.
UPDATE- MTV has issued a statement in response to the report! Keep reading to see what the network had to say.
Gary Shirley has responded to a recent report about facing eviction from the home he shares with daughter Leah.
It’s been more than seven months since former Teen Mom star Amber Portwood elected to return to prison to serve out a five-year sentence instead of completing a court-mandated drug rehab program. At the time Amber was reportedly hooked on suboxone and admitted to the judge she had never been able to remain clean, even while enrolled in the program. A source close to Amber said she felt that prison was her only option if she really wanted to get clean, and although her decision drew an outpouring of criticism online, it seems her decision may have been the right one.
Keep reading for a brand new update from Amber’s brother Shawm Portwood in which he reveals Amber continues to do well. although she cries often because she misses her family, and especially her daughter Leah.
Amber Portwood of Teen Mom entered into an Indiana prison in June of this year after refusing to complete a drug rehabilitation program. Amber had been on probation stemming from a drug possession arrest and prior violation last year; and while most would have opted to stay in treatment, Amber chose to go to jail after fearing her drug use had spiraled completely out of control.
Amber Portwood has been behind bars for four months now and has yet to see her three-year-old daughter Leah. However, all that is about to change as Gary Shirley has finally come to the decision that Leah having regular visits with her Teen Mom star mother is the best thing for both her and Amber.
In Dr. Drew’s follow-up special to the end of Teen Mom “Amber Behind Bars” we got to see Amber Portwood completely sober for the first time, in possibly forever. Amber has previously said that she’s been hooked on prescription pills since she was 13, and she tells Dr. Drew how scary her nightmare addiction actually got.
Amber Portwood has been struggling with addiction since the age of 13, and earlier this year it got so bad that she couldn’t even complete drug treatment, opting instead to go to prison. It was certainly a desperate move on her part, but one that could ultimately be a benefit to her and her three-year-old daughter, Leah.