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Amber Portwood

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Amber Portwood was born in Anderson, Indiana, U.S.A. Amber was on the hit TV series, 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, which followed her over the years, from her having her child to showing the struggles she faces with depression and anger issues. She gave birth to her first child, at the age of 18, on November 12, 2009 to "Leah Leann Shirley", with her on-again off-again boyfriend, "Gary Shirley". Amber dropped out of high school when she discovered she was pregnant but wants to get her G.E.D. and accomplish her dream of opening her own beauty salon. She has many troubles with her baby's father, Gary. The problems have led to physical violence. Amber was, eventually, arrested for domestic violence against Gary. On June 5, 2012, Amber was sentenced to 5 years in prison, after she chose to give up a drug rehabilitation program (which was initially offered to her to avoid going to prison). She is going to substance abuse classes and will get her GED, while serving her time in prison.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood -- To Be Released from Jail ... TODAY

Amber Portwood
To Be Released from Jail ... TODAY

It's been over two months since "Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood was locked up for drug possession -- but TMZ has learned, she's set to be released from jail TODAY ... though it's not exactly a good… READ MORE >

Amber Portwood -- Judge Deals Crushing Blow to 'Teen Mom' Career

Amber Portwood
Judge Deals Crushing Blow to 'Teen Mom' Career

Amber Portwood's "Teen Mom" career is teetering on the edge of extinction ... because an Indiana judge has imposed a sentence that makes it next to impossible for Amber to appear on the MTV show… READ MORE >

- 896 days ago
'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood -- Allegedly Evicted for Conning the Government

Amber Portwood
Allegedly Evicted For Conning the Government

"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood was tossed out of her Indiana home last month for scamming the government and mooching off taxpayer money -- this according to law enforcement sources.Here's how it… READ MORE >

- 897 days ago
Judge to 'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood -- Get Your Ass in Rehab

Judge to Amber Portwood
Get Your Ass in Rehab

"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood won't be heading to prison ... yet -- because a judge just gave the MTV reality star one last chance to clear her name ... by entering rehab.TMZ broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 907 days ago
'Teen Mom' Star Amber Portwood Strikes Plea Deal in Drug Case -- 5 Years in Prison ... BUT ...

Amber Portwood
Strikes Plea Deal in Drug Case 5 Years in Prison, BUT ...

"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood has struck a plea deal after her drug arrest last month -- requiring her to serve a 5-year prison sentence -- but TMZ has learned, there's still a way for her to… READ MORE >

- 917 days ago
Amber Portwood's Jailhouse Letter -- Cops Are Afraid I'll Shiv Someone

Amber Portwood
Jailhouse Letter to Brother: Cops Are Afraid I'll Shiv Someone

Police 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… READ MORE >

- 935 days ago
Amber Portwood's Landlord -- Happy New Year, You're HOMELESS!!

Amber Portwood
Happy New Year ... You're HOMELESS!!

Amber Portwood's landlord is tossing her out in the street -- a fact the "Teen Mom" star might care more about ... if she hadn't been cooling her ass in jail for the last 17 days.  The… READ MORE >

- 939 days ago
'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood -- Worst New Year's Eve EVER!

'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood
Worst New Year's Eve EVER!

There were no streamers, no confetti and no countdown to midnight for "Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood this year -- because TMZ has learned the jail she's currently in didn't celebrate New Year's… READ MORE >

- 943 days ago
'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood -- New Year's Eve Lunch ... OH YEAH!!!

Amber Portwood
New Year's Eve Lunch ... OH YEAH!!!

Amber Portwood's second-to-last meal of 2011 won't be leaving her with fond memories ... but at least there will be KOOL-AID!!!The "Teen Mom" star is currently behind bars at Madison County Jail… READ MORE >

- 944 days ago
'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood -- Police Report Reveals a Slew of Prescription Pills

Amber Portwood
Police Report Reveals A Slew of Prescription Pills

TMZ has obtained a police report that reveals new details about Amber Portwood's arrest last week -- turns out the controlled substances she was busted for were a variety of prescription pills ...… READ MORE >

- 951 days ago

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