‘Teen Mom’ Star Posts Support for Amber Portwood

“Teen Mom OG” star Amber Portwood obtained assist from certainly one of her co-stars regardless of dealing with a wave of criticism from viewers. Mackenzie Douthit McKee stated she was “rooting” for the Indiana native after she apologized to her estranged daughter, 12-year-old Leah, in an emotional video on the September 28 episode of “Teen Mom OG.”

“Idc what anybody says. I’m rooting for Amber,” she tweeted after Portwood’s phase aired.

McKee obtained dozens of responses from followers, lots of whom have been perplexed by her message.

“Root for Leah. Her mother did this,” one of the top responses read. “To deflect blame on another person as a substitute of your self reveals so much. Amber is blaming Kristina when she ought to blame herself!”

“I rooted for her and defended her for a few years, however in some unspecified time in the future she has to take duty for her personal actions,” another person said. “She thinks the rift in her relationship with Leah is as a result of somebody is “in her ear”, which solely goes to show that she nonetheless does not get it.”

“Root for Leah,” a third viewer added. “The baby within the state of affairs. Amber does not want it.”

McKee, 26, is among the newer cast members to hitch “Teen Mom OG.” Portwood has been on the sequence since its inception, whereas McKee was promoted to “TMOG” in 2019 after Bristol Palin left the sequence. Before that, McKee and her husband Josh began on “Teen Mom 3,” which was finally canceled by MTV.

She and Josh have three youngsters collectively: 10-year-old son Gannon, 7-year-old daughter Jaxie and 4-year-old son Broncs.

Portwood & Leah Haven’t Talked in ‘Months’

According to Portwood’s personal admission, she and daughter Leah have not spoken in “months.” Leah lower off contact together with her organic mom — whom she known as “Amber” in final week’s episode — after Portwood posted a video on Instagram the place she known as Leah’s stepmother Kristina Anderson a “whore” and a “homewrecker.”

“I really like Kristina and [Portwood] tried to harm any individual I really like and I can not love any individual who hurts different individuals,” Leah advised her father, Gary Shirley.

Shirley urged his daughter to speak with Portwood and say her how she felt. “Nobody tells her something,” she stated about Portwood. “I do not need it fastened. I do not want that.”

Portwood Hinted She Didn’t Care About Impressing People

Portwood frightened about how lengthy it could take Leah to forgive her within the September 28 episode, however on October 1 she posted a video the place rapper Nicki Minaj talked to Ellen DeGeneres about not attempting to impress individuals anymore.

The Sun shared a screenshot of her submit, which was shared to Instagram story.

“No matter how nice your life is, you possibly can’t even impress individuals,”Minaj stated on the time. You simply must do you and make your self completely satisfied and neglect about attempting to get everybody’s approval. It’s higher simply to maintain these issues sacred… I’ve simply discovered over time to let issues come and go as they are going to come and go.”


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