Never Too Late by Amber PortwoodWhen Amber Portwood debuted on MTV’s hit reality series 16 & Pregnant, no one could have predicted that the teenager from Anderson, Indiana with the dry sense of humor would go on to become one of the most controversial young celebrities in reality TV history. But soon after Amber stepped into the public eye, her life spiraled into chaos.
From her struggles with anxiety, depression and addiction to her brutal onscreen fights with her boyfriend, Amber seemed a troubled young woman destined to destroy herself. And that was all before she shocked everyone by sending herself to prison for seventeen months!
But behind Amber Portwood’s shocking behavior is a story the cameras never captured. It’s a story of hardship and hope, of relationships torn apart by tragedy and addiction and put back together with strength, love and determination. After years of losing herself in a daze of sex, drugs and depression, Amber made the decision to stand up and do whatever it took to save her life, her family, and herself.
With her trademark honesty and dry sense of humor, Amber tells the real story of how she learned to deal with the demons that nearly destroyed her. Never Too Late sends a powerful message that no matter how far down a person might fall, it’s never too late to get back up and change the future.
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News exclusively. He has been filming with her. Amber tweeted , "Thank you everyone for all the kind words. I'm very excited for my future with Andrew and our little family we are starting together! She and ex-boyfriend Gary Shirley are parents to daughter, Leah , who will turn 9 this month. He and the reality star had split mid-production.
She now has two kids, has been engaged twice and recently got arrested. It's been ten years since we first saw her on TV so let's catch up Amber was born on May 14th, in Anderson Indiana and got pregnant with her then boyfriend, Gary Shirley. It has been a rocky ride for the Teen Mom star since she gave birth to her first child, Leah Leann Shirley in When this beautiful princess makes Honor Roll at school she always gets flowers and balloons from her momma, oh and chocolates lol her favorite!
Amber Portwood was charged with domestic battery on July 5. The source says that drugs were not a factor in the alleged violent dispute between the Teen Mom OG star and her boyfriend Andrew Glennon that led to her July 5 arrest. Portwood, 29, was arrested and charged with domestic battery on July 5 after allegedly assaulting Glennon, 35, while he was holding their 1-year-old son James in his arms. On Tuesday, Glennon reportedly filed for sole custody of their son. Portwood has been open about her struggle with addiction. Her drug abuse began once again a few months after welcoming her now year-old daughter, who she shares with ex-boyfriend Gary Shirley. The report also claims that Portwood hit Glennon with her shoe on the right side of his neck, causing pain and abrasions, according to TMZ.
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Amber's episode focuses on her struggles with Gary's immaturity, the tension between both of their families, and her longing for her brother to return from duty in Iraq. Amber was later selected to star on "Teen Mom". Although she and Gary became engaged over the course of filming, they would ultimately separate. MTV aired footage of Amber striking Gary in the head and face in and she was arrested for domestic violence. She was later sentenced to 5 years in jail for drug possession after she failed to attend court-ordered rehab; she was released after serving 17 months at Rockville Correctional Facility. In December of , Gary was granted full custody of Leah.
Amber Leann Portwood born May 14, is an American reality television personality. From Anderson, Indiana , she received public attention after being cast in the reality television series 16 and Pregnant in , which documented the pregnancies and first months of motherhood for several teenage girls. Later that year she was cast in the spin-off series Teen Mom , and appeared in each of its four seasons until its conclusion in Portwood fell pregnant by her then-boyfriend, Gary Shirley, in and, later that year, on November 12, at the age of 18, gave birth to their daughter, Leah Leann Shirley. Portwood and Shirley were engaged for a time but ultimately separated, with Shirley being granted full custody of Leah in December From until , Portwood was engaged to Matt Baier, an amateur DJ she met through the social networking site Twitter. Portwood fell pregnant a second time by her boyfriend, Andrew Glennon, in and Portwood gave birth to their son, James Andrew Glennon, on May 8,