Amber Portwood disses her ex’s spouse a number of instances throughout half one of the ‘Teen Mom OG’ reunion. She is satisfied that Gary Shirley’s spouse, Kristina, is attempting to get ‘in the way’ between Amber and her daughter.
Amber Portwood straight-up referred to as Gary Shirley‘s wife, Kristina, “absolutely horrible” during the explosive Teen Mom OG reunion, which aired part one on April 20. Amber dissed her ex’s spouse since she was satisfied that Kristina is driving a wedge between Amber and her 12-year-old daughter, Leah, whom she shares with Gary. Amber even had harsh phrases to say about Gary earlier than she began her rant in opposition to Kristina (and ultimately walked off the reunion set).
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Amber’s section of the reunion started with a dialogue with the reunion hosts, Dr. Drew Pinsky and Nessa Diab, about her tense relationship with Leah (Amber and the co-hosts filmed in several states because of the pandemic). Amber mentioned she has “been trying to get a hold” of her daughter and accused Gary and his spouse of making such efforts troublesome. Gary ultimately joins Amber, in-person, on the set. The reunion goes bitter when Gary recalled a time he went over to Amber’s home to assist her.
“I literally felt that he was trying to be genuinely nice at first and it turned into touch here and a touch there and it was feeling a bit off. He even said to me 100 percent don’t tell Kristina that I’m doing this,” Amber claimed, which Gary instantly denied and insisted “nothing inappropriate” occurred. “I have a wonderful wife that I absolutely love. If I wanted somebody else other than my wife it wouldn’t be Amber,” Gary additionally mentioned.
Dr. Drew jumped in at this level and sided with Gary, telling Amber that she was “trying to start a sh-t storm.” Amber referred to as that comment “bulls–t.”
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Gary Shirley along with his and Amber Portwood’s daughter Leah, his spouse Kristina and their daughter Emily. [Instagram/@itsgarytime]
However, Amber’s perspective in direction of Gary softens after watching a clip of her ex telling their daughter to spend time with Amber. It got here from the March 30 episode of Teen Mom OG; within the clip, Leah was hesitant to hang around with Amber, however Gary had mentioned he doesn’t need their daughter “missing out” on a bond together with her mother. Amber was touched by Gary’s assist.
Kristina additionally insisted she was merely a “bonus mom” to Leah throughout this Teen Mom OG clip. Regardless, Amber couldn’t additionally muster up form phrases for Gary’s spouse. “I’m going to stop this right now because — I’m going to end this on a positive note. Thank you Gary so much for that, I really enjoyed seeing that, that was amazing to actually hear you sticking up for me, but, your wife is absolutely horrible,” Amber mentioned whereas sitting by Gary on the reunion sofa.
Gary tried to chop in by saying “no” repeatedly, however Amber wasn’t having it. After recalling how she and Gary have “known each other for 15 years now,” the MTV star continued, “You are a great person, you have always been there for me when I have asked you to be there for me, you said I could trust you and I did trust you, but I can’t trust your wife. And she has sat there and sat there and got in the way of me and my daughter over and over again as you have tried to push me towards my daughter.”
“She’s not getting in the best way of your daughter,” Gary insisted, however alas, Amber wasn’t concerned about additional debate. She walked off the set. Amber didn’t look ahead to the reunion to share her low opinions of Gary and Kristina, nonetheless.
“I try to invest time with Leah all the time, all the time. It’s all I ever do. [Kristina] doesn’t take care of my daughter. No, Gary does not clothe her, feed her,” Amber claimed throughout a heated Instagram Live session on March 31. She added, “Gary wouldn’t have a job if it wasn’t for me in the very beginning.”