The kids from the early days of the “Teen Mom” franchise beginning to hit their teen years, and followers are sometimes surprised by how a lot they’ve grown up. That was positively the case when Kristina Shirley shared an lovely photograph on her Instagram web page not too long ago.
Here’s what you might want to know:
Amber Portwood & Gary Shirley’s Daughter Is Looking All Grown Up
As E! News detailed, Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley’s daughter Leah Shirley was born when the couple was part of the “16 & Pregnant” cast. The couple tried to make life collectively work for some time, however the relationship didn’t final. In 2011, Gary took custody of Leah, famous US Weekly. Portwood’s automobile and residential had been vandalized when Leah was an toddler, and Child Protective Services had issues in regards to the little lady’s security consequently. The following yr, Portwood hung out in jail after a drug arrest in December 2011. The “Teen Mom” star was launched in late 2013, and the previous couple navigated a long-running battle for custody of their daughter. Leah has remained primarily with Gary and his spouse, Kristina, whereas the now teenager’s relationship together with her mom has had its ups and downs.
Gary and Kristina wed in 2015 and welcomed their daughter, Emilee, that very same yr. As Kristina famous in her October 9 Instagram submit, “A sisters love is priceless!” The photograph the “Teen Mom” star shared confirmed Emilee and Leah standing in entrance of a brick wall, they usually hugged tightly as they confronted each other. Leah added a contact of aptitude by kicking one leg up behind her, and each ladies had enormous smiles on their faces.
‘Teen Mom’ Fans Adored the Shirley Sister Snapshot
“Teen Mom” followers didn’t maintain again in expressing their love for the lovely snapshot of Leah and Emilee collectively. More than 26,000 supporters “appreciated” Kristina’s submit to exhibit their love for it, and dozens added feedback as nicely.
“Beautiful ladies! So glad YOU as an exquisite affect. You’re such an excellent momma to them,” commented one particular person.
“They are so cute and seem like twins so candy,” added one other.
“Leah is such an excellent huge sis. She has an excellent household,” famous a fan.
“I’m so glad that you’ve been capable of present Leah with such a loving and secure household life,” detailed another person.
A couple of folks puzzled about Karly, Kristina’s daughter from a earlier marriage. Karly is now 15, Kristina famous, however “Teen Mom” followers don’t get to see her on the show or on social media together with her sisters. Radar Online reported that the custody settlement between Kristina and her ex-husband mandates that Karly is to not be filmed for the MTV show or publicly posted on social media. In the feedback part of the Instagram submit that includes Emilee, 7, and Leah, 13, Kristina assured a fan that, “YES, all 3 ladies are VERY shut.”
“Teen Mom” followers additionally commented on how a lot Leah seems to be like Portwood, though others thought she seemed similar to her dad. Everybody appeared to agree, nonetheless, that the teenager seemed blissful and exquisite as she posed together with her youthful half-sister.