'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood's Daughter Leah Has Her Own Twitter Account — She's Only Two!

Tue, July 12, 2011 4:09pm EDT by 3 Comments

Don’t worry, little Leah isn’t actually tweeting yet — dad Gary Shirley’s doing it for her!

But Gary Shirley’s fun plan to let his daughter Leah share photos and connect with fans of Teen Mom might have backfired — he’s already being attacked by followers for setting up her account.

Gary announced Leah was now on Twitter on July 12, telling fans, “On this #TeenMomTuesday little Leah gets a Twitter.”

But he didn’t get the response he expected and was immediately criticized for exposing Leah to all the evils of the internet.

On Twitter critic told him, “No one would make a #twitter for their child. You’re just asking for drama and attention.” Another wrote, “Its not safe with all these creeps around for a baby to have a twitter weather she’s using it or not in my opinion.”

Gary quickly backtracked, insisting, “You guys, it should be obvious that Leah has no contact w Twitter. This is just a fun concept that will in no way affect Leah herself.”

“I protect my daughter. This is for her sayings, things she’s doing, ect.. its all me tweeting….”

What do you think, HollyMoms? Are Gary’s critics overreacting? Or is HE in the wrong?

– Ian Garland

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Kelli

Posted at 5:42 PM on September 30, 2011  

I think it’s a cute idea.. Every child has funny sayings and things they do that parents want to share. This is a way to share them. I like it!

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michelle

Posted at 6:13 PM on July 12, 2011  

who cares?

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Miranda

Posted at 4:43 PM on July 12, 2011  

how is that wrong at all? clearly a two year old cannot use a computer, and angel porrino has a twitter for her son roman yet no one is criticizing her? oh maybe because shes not a current trend right now like 16 & pregnant and teen mom is !!

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