Amber Portwood’s Co-Author Tells All on Machete Incident

Amber Portwood’s co-author, Thea de Sousa, opened up concerning the notorious machete incident that led to the “Teen Mom” star’s arrest in 2019.

Portwood opened up about her psychological well being struggles in her new ebook, “So You’re Crazy, Too,” which was co-authored by de Sousa.

While selling the ebook on Instagram, de Sousa got here to Portwood’s protection, telling social media customers they did not know the reality concerning the July 2019 incident after somebody referred to the “Teen Mom” star as an “abuser.”

The writer wrote Portwood by no means used a weapon throughout her struggle with ex-boyfriend Andrew Glennon.

“There was no machete. It was a flip flop on a door after he received residence at 2:30 a.m. with their two yr old [sic] son. You actually should not consider every thing you learn within the press,” de Sousa wrote, based on fan account Teen Mom Shade Room.

“She is likely one of the most misunderstood celebrities on the market,” the writer continued. “I promise you I’d be one of many first to sentence anybody who really did that. It did not occur.”

Portwood pleaded responsible to 2 felony prices of home battery and intimidation in October 2019, the Marion County prosecutor’s workplace stated, based on the Indy Star.

Police stated Portwood allegedly wielded a machete at her ex-boyfriend whereas he was holding their 1-year-old son, James, after they received into an argument about fireworks on the Fourth of July. Portwood, who prevented jail time, was sentenced to just about three years of probation.

Court Records Tell a Different Story Than de Sousa’s Version of Events

The affidavit filed in courtroom, which was obtained by The Ashley’s Reality Roundup, stated Portwood “hit” Glennon with heeled sandal and “picked up” a machete.

“Amber picked up up a sandal with a couple of 1-inch chunky heel and hit him within the shoulder, inflicting him ache and redness and a light-weight abrasion,” the affidavit stated, per The Ashley.

“She retains a machete with a sheath on it,” the affidavit added, based on The Ashley. “Amber picked up the machete, took the sheath off and checked out Andrew with a glance in order she was shifting across the mattress, he took [the baby] into the workplace and closed the door and put his foot on it to carry it shut.”

The Ghostwriter Said Portwood’s Mental Illness Stops Her From Seeing James

Portwood, who has joint authorized custody of James and her 13-year-old daughter, Leah — who’s from her relationship with ex-boyfriend Gary Shirley — can’t “deal with” spending extra time along with her kids, de Sousa claimed on Instagram, per Teen Mom Shade Room. The writer added that Glennon was not appearing rationally the night time of the incident.

“He was — not in a traditional frame of mind,” de Sousa wrote concerning the occasions that went down in July 2019. “She was not attempting to harm anybody she simply needed to place her son to mattress.”

“I’m not saying she does not have points, the entire ebook is about her 5 psychological issues, however everybody has the story of that night time mistaken and it breaks my coronary heart for her,” de Sousa stated about Portwood. “She has visits along with her son each different weekend and it is all she will deal with due to her issues.”

De Sousa added followers did not know the true occasions, and Portwood was muzzled due to her ongoing custody battle with Glennon.

“She is just not allowed to speak about that night time or anything to do w her ex but when she may inform you the main points of that night time I feel you would possibly change your thoughts about her,” the writer wrote.

“She has been sober for 5 years, goes to highschool and is de facto attempting to make an excellent life for herself and her children,” de Sousa continued. “Nobody is ideal and he or she is way from it, however you could have her all mistaken.”

De Sousa has since made her Instagram account non-public. Portwood has not publicly addressed the feedback made by her co-author.


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