Amber and Gary’s onscreen fights while filming the hit show ‘Teen Mom’ have landed Amber in hot water, and she is facing a slew of charges!
The tempestuous relationship of Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley was well documented throughout the duration of their hit reality show Teen Mom, and now it appears that Amber’s physically abusive behavior has landed the 20-year-old felony and misdemeanor charges. Among the incidents, most caught on camera, are the following:
Aug. 14, 2009 : “Gary Shirley entered the apartment of Amber Portwood’s father. Present during this altercation were Amber, Gary, Amber’s father, and Leah (under age of 1). During this incident a heated verbal argument escalated between the adults. Amber Portwood was extremely upset and cussing excessively … Amber walked directly over to Gary and shoved him against the wall. Amber told Gary to shut up, slapped him on the face, choked him (hands around the neck) and pushed him two times.”
June 14, 2010 : “A verbal argument occurred with Amber being very much the aggressor towards Gary. The fight was about money and a cell phone … She slapped him approximately five (5) times, punched him with a closed fist approx (3) times and kicked him once.”
July 18, 2010 : Amber and Gary were again involved in a verbal argument. During this Amber went up to Gary and slapped him in the face. Amber then got into a fighter stance and punched Gary several more times in the facial area and upper body … Upon viewing uncut footage, leah is clearly sitting in the same room when the battery is occuring.”
Oct. 20, 2010 : “Amber Portwood, under Miranda with attorney Bob Schembs present implicated herself in all of the above incidents. She stated the incidents were out of anger and not ‘staged’ for the reality show.”
Oct. 20, 2010 : “Gary Shirley gave a statement to me about the above incidents. he confirmed the incidents were not staged by MTV and were real life with anger. He stated Amber had punched, kicked and slapped him on occasions on the reality series.”