Amber Portwood, 32, isn’t backing down. The Teen Mom OG megastar posted a inclined remark to social media on Thursday, spilling out her maximum non-public emotions after dropping custody of her 4-year-old son Jack on Wednesday, July 27, to her ex-boyfriend and Jack’s father, Andrew Glennon. “I’m devastated and heartbroken by this outcome,” the MTV megastar wrote by means of Instagram on July 28. “I’ve worked so hard to better myself and improve my relationship with my children. While I’ve always been candid about my past substance abuse and issues with mental health, a person should have a chance to redeem themselves and not be tethered to their issues from the past.” Amber persisted, after referencing her previous struggles, saying that she must be allowed to transport on from the previous.
“People who’ve done therapy, and taken classes, and made efforts to change should not continue to be punished for past mistakes. I’ve spent years rebuilding my bridges and did everything that was required of me, including completing 21 negative drug tests and multiple psychological evaluations.” Amber’s remark then grew to become in opposition to the heartbreaking, opening up along with her maximum non-public ideas concerning the court docket loss.
“If your road has not been perfect, but you’ve worked hard to become a better, more stable and caring person today, keep moving forward as I’ll [sic] and never stop fighting for my children who I love more than anything,” she concluded the remark. “I’ve been living in a nightmare for so long, trying to prove myself. I wouldn’t wish this unbearable pain on any mother or father.”
The custody loss got here after Amber used to be arrested for a home incident in 2019. She used to be later granted a restraining order in 2021 to stay Andrew from “interfering with the parenting time.” The these days order offers him the chance to transport Jack to Malibu, California, from Indiana. It additionally transfers sole bodily and felony custody in their kid to Andrew.
Amber’s lovers flooded the feedback segment with phrases of improve. “I’m so sorry you’re going through this,” wrote certainly one of her 1.7 million fans. “You’ve come so far and should be so proud. Please know you have so much support from your followers.” Another unfolded, thanking her for being a “role model” to those that have skilled an identical problems.
“I love you so much Amber and I can’t imagine how painful this must be,” reacted a fan. “Please know you are an amazing role model who really helps people like me who have serious mental health issues. Thank you so much for sharing your stories, thank you so much for being honest and brave. This too shall pass.”