Teary-Eyed Amber Portwood Storms Out of Courtroom

Celebrity News May. 5, 2011 AT 4:42PM
Teary-Eyed Amber Portwood Storms Out of Courtroom Credit: Fame Pictures

This clearly isn't Amber Portwood's week.

Four days after her property was vandalized in Anderson, Indiana, the Teen Mom star appeared before a judge in a Madison County courtroom, E! News reports.

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The reason? In December, Portwood was charged with two felony counts of domestic battery, one felony count of neglect of a dependent and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery stemming for striking ex Gary Shirley in front of their two-year-old daughter, Leah.

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Portwood, 21, reportedly broke down in tears when a judge set a November 16 court date to determine her fate. "She was really upset," a source says, adding that Shirley, 24, was present for the hearing. "She was crying."

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Another witness adds that Portwood "stormed out" after the announcement. "You could tell she wasn't happy."

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