Amber Portwood Asks Favor From Gary Shirley About Custody

“Teen Mom” Amber Portwood leaned on her ex, Gary Shirley, when it got here to her custody listening to concerning her son, 4-year-old James.

Shirley and Portwood have one baby collectively, 13-year-old Leah, and Portwood and her ex-fiance, Andrew Glennon, have James collectively.

Portwood misplaced custody in 2019 after a home violence incident occurred. Portwood pleaded responsible to 2 felony fees and was sentenced to 3 years of probation, which she accomplished.

In an try and regain custody of James, Portwood requested Shirley to testify on her behalf.

“The court docket case for my custody settlement with James is developing and my lawyer had requested me to seek out somebody to testify on my behalf so I requested Gary,” Portwood mentioned on “Teen Mom.” “Gary and I are in a superb place so I hope he’ll do it for me.”

Shirley vowed to inform the reality on the stand. “I do not thoughts however, , I am unable to lie or nothing,” he mentioned. “There’s good and unhealthy, .”

Portwood Wanted Shirley To Tell The Truth

Portwood wished Shirley to be the one to defend her as a result of he can be trustworthy, not regardless of it.

“It’s good popping out of your mouth, trigger clearly you are gonna be trustworthy and so they’ll see that,” she mentioned. “Hell, I’ve performed method worse to your a**. I do not even know the way you take care of half the stuff I did again within the day.”

Shirley requested Portwood how he ought to put together for his or her day in court docket.

“I believe what they’ll ask is extra so what you skilled and I do know that me and Jame simply having a extremely good relationship and there is solely so many individuals that get to see it — and that is household,” she mentioned.

“I recognize you actually doing this for me,” she continued. “This is painful, desirous about James being away from me. I’m scared.”

The Judge Ruled Against Portwood

In real-time, an Indiana choose awarded full bodily and first custody of James to Glennon. That means Glennon might transfer from Indiana to California like he wished to after he break up from Portwood in 2019.

Portwood was heartbroken over the court docket’s resolution.

“I’ve labored so exhausting to higher myself and enhance my relationships with my kids,” she mentioned.

Portwood has a historical past of substance abuse and 5 psychological sicknesses and he or she thinks the court docket used her previous towards her.

“I’ve labored so exhausting to higher myself and enhance my relationships with my kids,” she mentioned on Instagram.”An individual ought to have an opportunity to redeem themselves and never be tethered to their points from the previous.”

“People who’ve performed remedy, and brought courses, and made efforts to vary mustn’t proceed to be punished for previous errors,” she continued. “I’ve spent years rebuilding my bridges and did every thing that was required of me, together with finishing 21 destructive drug checks and a number of psychological evaluations.”

It wasn’t instantly clear if Portwood was nonetheless sober. According to The Sun, an Indiana court docket mentioned her drug take a look at outcomes had been locked as of August 22, although Glennon was nonetheless submitting destructive take a look at outcomes.

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