Teen Mom Jailed for Felony Domestic Abuse
Amber Portwood could get 3 years in stir
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 28, 2010 1:41 AM CST
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(Newser) – A star of the Teen Mom reality series is in an Indiana jail today after being busted for felony domestic abuse. Amber Portwood, 20, was videotaped in scenes for the MTV program viciously smacking and kicking the father of her toddler daughter, boyfriend Gary Shirley, as the little girl watched, reports TMZ. Portwood has been charged with two felony counts of domestic battery, one felony count of neglect of a dependent, and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery for 3 separate incidents. Portwood could be sentenced up to 3 years in prison and fined as much as $10,000 if convicted. Click to see a clip of one fight.

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Dave
Dec 30, 2010 11:08 AM CST
The Calvinist republicans say that making a lot of money is an indicator of your virtue, productivity, ability to make the right decisions and various traits that are suppose to "prove" you are superior to those that don't make a lot of money. So this felon must really be a great person but people are just too stupid to realize that the market is never wrong about things like this.
Doctor-Zaius
Dec 28, 2010 6:34 PM CST
This guy is lucky it was on tape. Had it happened without evidence he would be the one who went to jail not her. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlFAd4YdQks&feature=related
NoddaAndYou
Dec 28, 2010 1:21 PM CST
That is one patient, and zen-like mother fucker. You know she was attempting to emasculate him on TV, and yet maybe the fact that a camera was in his face was the only reason he didn't beat that bitch to the ground, but even still, I don't know that I could have stopped myself from atleast restraining that crazy bitch.