As much as we poke fun at the “Teen Moms” in the media, we are sad to report that Amber Portwood allegedly attempted to end her own life on Tuesday morning (June 14).
is reportedly being evaluated at St. Johns Hospital in Anderson,
Indiana after being removed from her home by authorities. Though Star
reports that the anonymous caller was Shirley’s mother, police confirm only that the call was placed by “a relative” at a different location.
According to a police statement obtained by Radar Online: “Late this
morning (11:34 a.m.), Anderson Police responded to a call at a residence
in the 1300 block of Pleasant Meadow Drive. According to the caller,
21-year-old Amber L. Portwood was depressed and threatening to end her
life. The victim, who did not appear to be injured, was transported to a
local medical facility for further evaluation.”
Shirley, who earlier tweeted “Wishing everyone the best of days today,”
took to the microblogging site to shed just a little bit of light on the
“Never cheated on Amber,” he posted. “She may have thought I did, but
haven’t. I will always love and respect her even if we aren’t together.”
Adding, “Due to recent events, it was best that Amber delete her
Twitter.. Appreciate all those who continue to support.”
Though no details have been confirmed, Portwood allegedly
overdosed on a “cocktail of pills.” Star recounts the dramatic scene as
supposedly relayed by an inside source: “Two policeman arrived, found
her face-up on the couch and immediately called for an ambulance. When
two EMT workers arrived, they removed the rope that Amber had loosely
knotted around her neck. They tried speaking with her, but she was in
and out of consciousness and couldn’t respond; she was just moaning.
They gave her an oxygen mask, put her on a gurney, and rushed her to the
Whatever went down this morning, we just hope daughter Leah was not on hand for any of the events.