That’s What You Said…About ‘Teen Mom’ Amber Portwood’s Early Release From Prison

Every Friday we thumb through your comments from the most talked-about post of the week and highlight each side of the argument. Check out the latest That’s What You Said below and make sure to share your own opinion!

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Amber Portwood shows off a shirt that says “breaking free from addiction” after being released from prison.

After spending 17 months in prison for violating probation surrounding a case of drug possession, Amber Portwood of “Teen Mom” was released from Rockville Correctional Facility on Monday, three-and-a-half years before her original 2017 scheduled exit. Amber was all smiles as she met her mom in the parking lot, and told reporters in an interview obtained by TMZ that she was looking forward to college and seeing her beautiful little daughter, Leah.

Are we in the midst of a totally new Amber? Fans of “Teen Mom” took to Remote Control and Facebook to sound off on the woman who seems to have made the best of her time behind bars, even using her incarceration to become an expert in anger management. Take a look at what some viewers said below, and keep the conversation going in the comments!

Remote Control:
“I, as a fan, am so unbelievably proud of her! I am in tears. As I watched the video shot by TMZ I started bawling. Yay, Amber.” — Leena

“I really hope that she has changed and will continue to better herself for her and her daughter’s sake.” — acountryfreak

“Awesome!!! I am so happy for her! I hope she spends most of her time reconnecting and bonding with her beautiful daughter. Be the mother and example that your baby deserves.” — Veronica

Facebook:
“I really hope that Amber has changed. She has a beautiful baby girl that needs her to be sober and healthy. She’s had a lot of changes thus far, let’s hope and pray she keeps it together for herself and her family.” — Arlene A.

“I wish her nothing but the best. People make mistakes in life especially when they are young. Hopefully she has matured and she can be the mother she needs to be to that precious child.” — Pamela B.

“Amber, keep your head high and reach for your dreams. Stay focused and be strong for you and your daughter.” — Deanna B.

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