Gary Shirley’s IG Post After Amber Portwood Loses Custody

“Teen Mom OG” alum Gary Shirley shared his first social media put up since his ex-girlfriend, Amber Portwood, misplaced custody of her youngest baby, 4-year-old James, whom she shares along with her ex-fiance, Andrew Glennon.

Portwood and Shirley have their very own baby collectively, 13-year-old Leah.

Shirley did not reply to the court docket’s ruling, the place a decide awarded Glennon sole authorized custody of James. That means Glennon is allowed to maneuver to California with James, away from Portwood’s native Indiana the place Leah and Shirley reside.

Shirley defended Portwood within the custody listening to, telling a decide Portwood had turn out to be a greater mom. “I do discover extra optimistic issues. Actually, I’m very happy with her. It’s an awesome duty that she has,” he stated in court docket, in response to The Sun.

The MTV star did not converse out this time.

Instead, Shirley posted about his Pendleton, Indiana, farmstand, the place he’s promoting produce for $2 a pop. Shirley grew the onions, zucchini, yellow squash and eggplant himself, however he outsourced the tomatoes.

“We up & operating child. (TOMATOES NOT GROWN BY ME). But these are the costliest I’ve ever bought,” he wrote through Instagram on August 4. “I won’t earn cash on them, do to the value paid.”

“But I’ll having fun with letting folks get some high quality tomatoes,” Shirley continued. “Worse case I’ll can these suckers haha. I do not care. But should you’ve been ready to return via. Next couple days is the time for these excellent maters. @kristina_shirley3.”

The following day, Shirley shared a photograph of some peppers he harvested.

“Picked recent and now my eyes are on fireplace. (Peppers) šŸ˜– nonetheless, going to the stand with some recent stuff,” he wrote. “Love my huge jalapeƱo peppers and the banana peppers, effectively I like it all tbh. What would you make with these? For me, I see some cream cheese stuffed bacon wrapped jalapeƱo #lets go!!!”

Portwood Was ‘Devastated’ Over the Court’s Ruling

Portwood was dissatisfied with the decide’s resolution, saying she was “heartbroken” and “devastated” in an official assertion.

“I’ve labored so exhausting to higher myself and enhance my relationships with my kids,” Portwood wrote on July 28. “While I’ve at all times been candid about my substance abuse and points with psychological well being, an individual ought to have an opportunity to redeem themselves and never be tethered to their points from the previous.”

“People who’ve finished remedy, and brought lessons, and made efforts to vary shouldn’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 unfavorable drug checks and a number of psychological evaluations.”

Glennon and Portwood have been combating for custody of James for 3 years. They cut up in 2019 after police stated Portwood wielded a machete whereas Glennon was holding James, who was 1 on the time. Portwood continues to disclaim the allegations, although she pleaded responsible totwo felony chargesof home battery and intimidation.

She was discharged from probation in April 2022, The Sun wrote.

Why the Judge Ruled Against Portwood

According to The Sun, which cited court docket paperwork, the decide awarded sole custody to Glennon after Portwood canceled visitations with James and due to what she disclosed in her memoir, “So, You’re Crazy Too?”

“Her concern that she is going to by no means have in a single day parenting time along with her son, that she finds herself canceling on her son extra typically than she would love, and the thought of getting off probation quickly issues her as a result of she will probably be unwatched and unchecked,” the decide added of their ruling, in response to The Sun.

Portwood stated she has 5 psychological diseases, with a main prognosis of bipolar and borderline persona dysfunction.


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