Amber Portwood is a star on MTV's Teen Mom. She is the mother of Leah Leann Shirley, whose father is Gary Shirley, Amber's on-off fiance...

Amber Portwood to Gary Shirley: You Have to Stop Me From Killing Myself!

Amber Portwood to Gary Shirley: Stop Me From Killing Myself!

A lot of different words come to mind when one is tasked with describing Amber -- some of them complimentary, others not so much.

But from her biggest fans to her most bitter detractors, we're sure everyone would agree that the word which best describes Ms. Portwood is "intense."

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Maci Bookout: I Still Love Amber Portwood! My Husband, On the Other Hand ...

Maci Bookout: I Still Love Amber Portwood!

When it comes to the subtle art of avoiding drama and controversy, Maci Bookout is much more talented than most of her Teen Mom cast mates. 

In fact, aside from Chelsea Houska, no other star in the Teen Mom galaxy has proven so adept at remaining in the spotlight while avoiding the usual pitfalls of fame.

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Teen Mom OG Recap: Amber Goes to Court, Everyone Else Goes to Indiana

Teen Mom OG Recap: We're Off to... Indiana?!?

Amber Portwood dealt with the aftermath of her July arrest on Teen Mom OG this week...

... while the other cast members dealt with the aftermath of having a long-time co-star dealing with the aftermath of her July arrest for domestic violence.

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Amber Portwood's Brother Throws Twitter Tantrum: Andrew Glennon Is a LIAR!

Amber Portwood's Brother Goes Off: Andrew Glennon Is a LIAR!

As a general rule, abuse victims should be given the benefit of the doubt, as instances in which such claims are filed falsely for revenge purposes are exceedingly rare.

And in situations where the perpetrator pled guilty because of a mountain of audio and video evidence, you should really believe the victim, because the best system we have available determined that they were telling the truth.

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Amber Portwood Biography

Amber and Leah (Teen Mom)
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Birthplace
Anderson, Indiana
Full Name
Amber Portwood