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Amber Portwood’s Brother Tweets That She’s Getting Out Of Jail Early

Thu, September 26, 2013 6:43pm EDT by Kristine Kowalski 4 Comments
Amber Portwood Getting Out Of Jail
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The ‘Teen Mom’ star is reportedly being released from prison ahead of completing her 5-year sentence. Her brother took to Twitter to congratulate his sister on her good behavior and changing her life around to make it all happen.

Amber Portwood is serving a five-year jail sentence following her refusal to complete a drug rehab program after being arrested for drug possession and countless other charges. The Teen Mom star’s brother, Shawn Portwood, revealed that she will be released in the upcoming months.

Amber Portwood Getting Out Of Jail: Brother Tweets About Early Release

Amber has turned her life around, and her brother couldn’t be prouder. He revealed that Amber’s efforts are paying off, and she’s being released from jail early. Shawn tweeted on Sept. 24:

Congratulations sis. I am so happy that you are finally being released. You did everything you needed to do to get out long before 5 years

When a fan asked if Amber was being released that day, he said, “not today but fairly soon.” Amber is reportedly being released on Nov. 6 2013, according to a statement obtained from the jail by Wet Paint.

He followed up:

I received an email and text last night by the IDOC [Indiana Department of Correction] about her release but wanted to keep it secret bc that is what Amber wanted.

Amber has a 4-year-old daughter, Leah.

Amber Portwood’s Jail Sentence

Amber is serving a 5-year prison sentence at Indiana’s Rockville Correctional Facility after choosing not to complete a drug rehab program following her charges of drug possession and parole violations in December 2011. Amber was originally sentenced to five years behind bars, but after working hard to change her ways, she will be released for good behavior.

What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Are you shocked that Amber’s being released from jail early?

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