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MTV to Air Interview With 'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood in Prison

September 25, 2012 03:09:11

Amber Portwood's troubled life will once again get highlighted on a TV show. The star of "" will appear in an MTV special that will feature her and Dr. Drew having an intimate discussion about what life has been like since she got locked up in the Rockville Correctional Facility in June this year.

The mother of one will open up about her relationship with her daughter Leah, ex-boyfriend Gary and her family, as well as share her hopes for the future. Titled "Amber Behind Bars: An MTV Special", the half-hour interview will premiere Tuesday, October 9 at 10 P.M. ET/PT.

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'Teen Mom' Will End After Season 4

March 17, 2012 10:03:32

MTV will not extend "" beyond its fourth season. The network has said in a statement released to Us Weekly that the four cast member, Maci Bookout, Amber Portwood, Catelynn Lowell and , will bid goodbye in the forthcoming season, which hasn't got a premiere date.

"Season 4 will be the final season of 'Teen Mom' with Maci, Catelynn, Amber and Farrah," MTV announced. "They will continue to be a part of our MTV family, and we're thankful to these brave young women for sharing their stories and helping to make a positive impact on teen pregnancy prevention."

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Report: Amber Portwood Set to Quit 'Teen Mom'

December 30, 2011 02:12:50

Amber Portwood may leave "" which has made her famous. According to reports, the mother of one admitted during her court hearing on Thursday, December 22 that she felt pressured and exploited through her work with MTV. "I want to quit, and I will," 21-year-old Portwood allegedly said. Her attorney Evan Broderick additionally claimed that the reality star wants to live a normal life.

Portwood was arrested on Monday, December 19 after violating her probation terms stemming from a felony domestic battery in 2010 during which she was caught on camera hitting, kicking and punching her daughter's father Gary Shirley. On Thursday, she was also charged with Class D felony possession of a controlled substance.

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'Teen Mom' Season 3 Promo: Amber Portwood Still Struggles to Control Her Temper

June 08, 2011 10:06:16

"" will return for a third season with the original cast and their problems. The teen moms have new issues as their babies grow, but for Amber Portwood her biggest challenge is to control her temper which earned her legal charges in the past.

In a promo for the new chapter, Portwood reunites with her on-and-off boyfriend Gary Shirley who is also her baby's daddy. However, they are still struggling with their relationship since they are seen having an argument in front of their daughter Leah, which led Shirley to threaten taking the 2-year-old girl from her.

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'Teen Mom' Season 3 Reunites Original Cast, Season 4 Greenlit

May 05, 2011 11:05:29

Amber Portwood, Catelynn Lowell, Farrah Abraham and Maci Bookout are ready to share their life stories as teen moms once again in the third season of MTV's "". To coincide National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, MTV announced that the show is reuniting the original cast for a new chapter that begins July 5.

"MTV is doing their part to keep the national spotlight on this important issue by showing the reality of teen pregnancy and parenthood in programs like 'Teen Mom,' and by drawing attention to how teens can protect themselves," said Marisa Nightingale, Senior Media Advisor of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

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Rosie O'Donnell Thinks 'Teen Mom' Is Positive

January 27, 2011 10:01:59

has defended controversial U.S. TV show "", insisting the series sends a "positive message" about parenthood to teens. Scores of concerned parents and critics have blasted the "Teen Mom" franchise, which follows high school students who become mums at a young age.

But O'Donnell believes the show is beneficial as it encourages youngsters to wait before having sex - and admits she watches the programme with her adopted teenage daughter, Chelsea. She tells UsMagazine.com, "I have to say it's interesting. My daughter is 13. I watch it with her. I think the fantasy for adopted children is to have a baby of their own, and then keeping it, which their mother did not do."

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Kim Kardashian Is Hit Back for Slamming 'Teen Mom'

January 21, 2011 01:01:40

made a good intention to stop teen pregnancy in America but unfortunately some people thought she is not in position to do so. Kim wrote in her blog, "It seems that shows like '' are all of the sudden making teen pregnancy seem cool in the eyes of young girls." The cast of the MTV show, Amber Portwood, blasted her for this comment.

"There's actually a study that shows since the original '16 and Pregnant' aired, the number of teen pregnancies has gone down," Amber told E! Online, before dropping the bomb, "Last time I checked, Kim Kardashian had a sex tape floating around on the internet and I'm pretty sure she made a lot of money off of it. She made a sex tape when she was younger, and she wants to bash the girls on 'Teen Mom'?"

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Adam Lambert Calls 'Teen Mom' Depressing

January 06, 2011 04:01:01

took a minute out of his busy schedule to comment on "". The reality TV show airing on MTV has been making headlines recently for the arrest of Amber Portwood who is caught beating her ex-fiance on camera. Lambert called the show "depressing".

He shared his opinion on Twitter, writing "This Teen Mom show on MTV is so depressing. I know it's 'real life' but shouldn't there be programming that inspires kids to shoot higher? #glorifyingwhitetrash". He added later to hinder any misunderstanding, "I'm not saying that all teen moms are white trash. Don't misunderstand. Yet, most of the ones on that show seem to be. I do, however, think they're are being exploited a bit."

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Amber Portwood Plotting 'Teen Mom' Exit

January 04, 2011 02:01:34

Could Amber Portwood let go of her $280,000 a year salary? This would be the question that pops to mind when the "" said that she is planning to quit the MTV show for it has given her a bad press. The 20-year-old was recently arrested on charges she assaulted ex-fiance Gary Shirley.

In a new video interview with TMZ, Amber admitted that she is conflicted in her celebrity status. "I might get attention, but it's not the right attention," she said. And then she added, "I turned 20 and I don't want to be known as 'Amber from Teen Mom'."

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'Teen Mom' Season 2 Set for January Premiere

November 17, 2010 04:11:30

The second batch of "" will premiere in January next year, Executive Producer Morgan J. Freeman announced on Tuesday, November 16. The reality show follows the lives of teenage girls during their first year of motherhood after "".

The sophomore season uses the girls from the second season of the original show although which of them have not been announced. The first season followed more closely four out of six teenagers on "16 and Pregnant" season 1.

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MTV Submits 'Teen Mom' Tapes for Police Investigation

November 11, 2010 01:11:43

Police is moving on with the investigation of a possible domestic violence in the relationship of "" star Amber Portwood and her ex-fiance Gary Shirley. Back in September, MTV aired an episode where Amber threw punches and kicks at Gary when he threatened to leave and report her to Child Protective Services. The unedited tape is now requested for investigation.

Court papers were served to a lawyer representing the channel. The police asked for raw footage of any physical violence or potentially violent encounters between the young couple. They also require any footage of Amber talking about the assault, be it aired or unaired.

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Investigated 'Teen Mom' Went Into Couple Counseling

October 06, 2010 04:10:07

While the police looked through for possible domestic abuse on "", Amber Portwood's father gave an interview that clarifies the air. In a recent episode of the reality show, Amber was caught beating the father of her child when she was upset of him. An anonymous e-mail was sent to Anderson Police Department to look at the matter closely.

Amber's father Shawn Portwood said everything is well now between Amber and Gary Shirley who became parents to Leah while there were teens. "It's my understanding they're doing just fine," Shawn told Radar Online. "They're going to couples counseling. ...You know, this happened months ago ...and things have changed a lot since then and they're doing something about it, especially after that."

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MTV's 'Teen Mom' Investigated for Unreported Assault

September 30, 2010 04:09:55

A pre-taped episode of MTV's "" has led to a police investigation when officers were tipped to watch the episode on Tuesday, September 28. Amber Portwood is accused of domestic violence against her ex-fiance and father to her baby, Gary Shirley. She was seen kicking and punching Gary in the episode, all while the camera was rolling.

"We assigned an officer to it this afternoon," Lt. Paul Boulware of the Anderson Police Department said on Wednesday. Calling it a unique case, the lieutenant said, "It's a new way of receiving information. It's like a 911 call through reality TV."

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