Amber Portwood loses custody of son Jack: report – Hollywood Life
Amber Portwood keeps her head up after losing custody of her 4-year-old son Jack after a three-year legal battle with his father Andrew Glennon. An Indiana judge granted the OG teen mom The star’s ex sole legal and physical custody of their son and allows Jack to be relocated to California from Indiana, where he will reside with Andrew at the family’s Malibu estate, according to documents obtained by The sun. Shortly after the news broke, Amber took to Instagram Live to tell her fans that she was staying “positive” and would “fight this,” per Page 6. HollywoodLife has reached out to representatives for Amber for comment.
In addition to the custody and relocation decision, the judge requested that Andrew “seek and consider the mother’s opinion before making major decisions regarding the child’s medical treatment, upbringing and religion. child,” according to the outlet. The court battle, which began in 2019 after Amber was arrested on domestic battery charges against Andrew, ended with Amber receiving overnight visitation rights which will be set in motion in phases to allow Jack to adjust. to the new schedule.
Amber’s tumultuous relationship with her former beaus and children – she also shares a 13-year-old daughter Horrible with ex Gary Shirley – performed on MTV teen mom franchised for years. During the final of Teen mom: family reunion in March, Amber said she would “never give up” on mending her fractured status with Leah, who now lives with Gary and his wife. Months earlier, after storming the OG teen mom reunion during a fight with Gary over Leah seeking therapy, Amber insisted she was fine with her daughter.
The reality star also revealed that she’s been open about her mental health issues and substance use disorder with Leah. “She asked questions. I always told her the truth, as much as I could for her age,” Amber shared during the reunion. “As she got older, she learned more. With her age right now, she’s kind of like, ‘Well, I don’t like that attitude or that behavior. I’m not like that.’ I think she has every right to be mad at me for a lot of things. I let him feel his emotions and I understand that.