Troubled Teen Mom star Amber Portwood is considering NOT taking a plea deal because it would effectively end her reality TV career, according to reports.
Amber is supposed to be released from jail into the care of a halfway house this week after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance.
She may end up changing her plea, however, so she can continue shooting Teen Mom as much as possible, sources tell E! News. Why on Earth ...
Portwood, who faces up to five years in jail if she violates probation, is not going to change her plea because she wants to sit in a cell instead.
It is true, though, that the drug court that's allowing Portwood to rehabilitate at the halfway house has ordered the facility not to allow cameras.
For Amber Portwood, this is a very big deal.
Last week, she said she had been under the impression that she would be allowed to live with her grandparents and film Teen Mom while fulfilling the terms of her sentence (counseling, regular check-ins with the court, etc.).
Being ordered to a halfway house caught her by surprise.