Teen Mom Amber Portwood’s ex Gary says he’d ‘put up with an infinite amount of Amber’ for sake of daughter Leah, 12
TEEN Mom Amber Portwood’s ex Gary Shirley has said he’d “put up with an infinite amount of Amber” for the sake of their daughter Leah, 12.
Gary’s admission comes after Amber slammed her ex and his wife Kristina as “two-faced liars” after they appeared to mock her on the show this week.
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The Teen Mom OG star retaliated after they compared her to a “teenage daughter” on the season premiere of the show.
During the first episode of the new series, Gary and Kristina were talking about Amber and likened her to their teenage daughter.
The single mom of two took offence and slammed the couple in a video posted to Instagram, where she called them “two faced liars”.
Amber said on Instagram: “Gary did say that he was here every day for a week. No, sweetheart. That’s a lie. And you’re two-faced. And your wife’s two-faced- saying that I’m like a teenager, like a teenage daughter.
“Well, how did that $7,500 feel guys that wasn’t child support? Oh? Well, how did that $500 when you cleaned my house because you said you needed a job, Christina?
“Oh I’m sorry, am I telling the truth? Yeah, I just watched that. You guys are two-faced, and you’re liars.”
After watching the video, Gary posted a response to social media writing: “My wife is amazing. I love her deeply. I’m very glad your [sic] in me and our kids life and know we together would put up with an infinite amount of Amber for the sake of Leah.”
A fan of Teen Mom OG shared the post to Reddit where users rushed to applaud the reality star for his “damn decent response”.
One wrote: “Wow, a damn decent response from Gary, kudos to him for standing by his wife too. Usually he’s bending to Amber’s will constantly to keep her happy and in Leah’s life.”
They added: “Now we get to watch Amber squirm trying to hold her ground knowing she needs Gary and Kristina’s help. Are we placing bets on when she’ll break down and crawl back to them to get her groceries?”
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“Kristina is an absolute saint to put up with all of that. I hope that Gary counts his lucky stars everyday that she still hangs around,” added another.
While a third wrote: “Kristina is such a class act. Thankfully it’s rubbing off on to Gary. I still don’t like him much but at least he has Leah’s best interest at heart.”
Amber’s rant follows the Teen Mom Season 9 premiere which saw Gary —with whom she shares a 12-year-old daughter, Leah — complain about helping out his first baby mama.
In the episode, Gary said he always has to go to Amber’s house to fix things for her and even does her grocery shopping.