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Amber Portwood

Jailhouse Letter to Brother:

Cops Are Afraid I'll Shiv Someone

1/10/2012 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Amber Portwood Jailhouse LetterPolice don't even trust Amber Portwood with a pen -- this according to a letter the "Teen Mom" wrote from inside jail, claiming cops are only willing to give her a special flexible writing utensil ... designed to prevent stabbings.

Prisoner-proof pens are pretty standard issue inside the clink ... but according to Amber's letter -- obtained by TMZ -- she's still freaked out people think she's a danger to society ... and she'll end up in prison.

Amber writes, "I don't think I'll ever take this sh*t for granted. I'm really scared I'm going to prison ... All I think about is Leah and how she needs a ro-model (sic)."

She adds, "I am a good person and I pray that I can change my life."

Amber wrote the letter to her brother last month -- after she was thrown in an Indiana jail for drug possession and failing to provide a urine test (a stipulation of her probation).

She's scheduled to appear in court on January 27 for her probation violation hearing. She faces two years behind bars.

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jackmama311    

no worries, your daughter will have that "ro-model" when you are locked up and america will be happy not to see your ugly mug on tmz anymore.

829 days ago
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Kaytee    

Sheesh! Amber needs a friggin education! What the heck is a Ro-Model... But she sure does know how to spell cuss words properly. What an embarrassment!

828 days ago
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Hamptonsdude    

More proof that not everyone should have kids. I feel bad for that child, the one that doesn't have Amber as a Ro-Model.

828 days ago
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Mel    

Hey, she's trying to be a sorority girl. You know as in Sigma Chi Ro or something...Ro-model.

I personally love how the people sitting in jail are afraid of going to prison. Perhaps that decision should have been made well before that point.

828 days ago
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Susan    

She wants to be a good "ro-model". lmao

828 days ago
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Miss Greta    

Every time I see hamber porkwood's face I think of the movie Deliverance.

Ro-model??? Not surprising from a ho-model.

828 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

She wouldn't need to worry about her kid if she had given a halfway decent bj instead of spreading her legs . . .

828 days ago
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jim    

I'm wondering what sort of "ro-model" she's going to make if she doesn't know how to spell it. More like "ho-model" I think.

828 days ago
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Heather    

She should have finished that GED requirement for her probation! Maybe she should be spending her time in jail working towards that. ....but, people do a lot worse crimes and spend a lot less time in jail that she has.

828 days ago
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Cheryl A.    

Best thing for Leah is to be raised by people who are GOOD
Ro-Models. Amber is NOT fit to be a parent.

828 days ago
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Joan K    

TSK, TSK poor Amber, too late to worry about your daughter having a good "RO" model. You are right where you belong right now and you need some mental help.

828 days ago
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UPYOURS    

Uh huh, yup I believe you all of a sudden you have been cured of stupidity. NOT.

828 days ago
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Zorbitor    

But she hit Gare-bear in front of the kid!!! If she hit Gare-bear once, she'll hit him again!! It's the law.

828 days ago
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Jay    

Geez maybe if she finished up the GED program like the judge wanted her to Amber would know the correct spelling of "ro-model" is actually role model.

828 days ago
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loungecat    

She’s self-absorbed & uneducated like child killer Casey, hope she never gets her daughter back (we know what happened to Caylee)

828 days ago
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