Teen Mom’s Amber Portwood Loses Custody of Son James
Andrew Glennon has shared his thoughts following a decision was manufactured in his custody struggle with Amber Portwood.
“We endured the nightmare,” he exclusively told E! News. “Now we reach live the dream.”
An Indiana judge awarded Andrew primary physical and sole legal custody of his and Amber’s 4-year-old son James, per court papers obtained by SUNLIGHT. The judge also granted Andrew’s request to relocate James to California. However, Andrew is ordered to “look for and think about the mother’s opinion prior to making any major decisions associated with the child’s treatment, education and religion.”
For Amber, the Teen Mom star has been granted overnights with James that’ll be exercised on a monthly basis, per the outlet. Her allotted time with the 4-year-old will alternate between your states of California and Indiana.
Following judge’s decision, Amber, who’s also mom to 13-year-old Leah with ex Gary Shirley, shared in a statement that she’s “worked so difficult to raised myself and improve my relationships with my children.”
“While I’ve been candid about my past drug abuse and struggles with mental illness, an individual should have the opportunity to redeem themselves rather than be tethered with their problems from days gone by,” she told E! News, later adding, “If your road is not perfect, but you’ve worked hard to become better, more stable and caring person today, excersice forward when i will.”
She noted, “I’ll never stop fighting for my children who I really like a lot more than anything.”
The 32-year-old appeared in Teen Mom OG from 2009 to 2017, accompanied by the shows Teen Mom: Girls’ Night In and Teen Mom: Family Reunion this season.
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