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A Timeline of Teen Mom Amber Portwood’s Eventful Life

Teen Mom's Amber Portwood has had her fair share of ups and downs (well, mostly downs), and her latest bout of law-breaking has given us a major case of deja vu. Wasn't girlfriend just in jail?

Revisit all of Amber's most memorable moments, from Leah's birth to her most recent arrest!

November 12, 2008: Amber gives birth to her daughter, Leah Leann Shirley.

June 25, 2009: Amber's episode of 16 and Pregnant airs, and we see her struggles with teenage parenthood. She and Gary Shirley get engaged!

December 29, 2009: Teen Mom Season 1, Episode 4 "Moving On" airs, and we see Amber and Gary's relationship problems blow-up. They break off their engagement, but will it last? Not so much.

January 26, 2010: Teen Mom Season 1, Episode 8 “Happy Birthday” airs on MTV and shows footage of Amber slapping and choking Gary.

July 20, 2010: Teen Mom Season 2, Episode 1 "Not Again" airs on MTV and Amber worries that she's pregnant with baby no. 2!

August 31, 2010: Teen Mom Season 2, Episode 6 "Trial And Error" airs on MTV and Amber struggles with getting her GED.

September 14, 2010: Teen Mom Season 2, Episode 8 "Hello and Goodbye" airs on MTV and Amber and Gary break off their engagement again.

September 28, 2010: Teen Mom Season 2, episode 10 “Lashing Out” airs on MTV and shows footage of Amber hitting Gary in the head.

October 2010: Violent footage from Teen Mom causes CPS and the police to investigate Amber. They find “evidence that requires further investigation.”

November 3, 2010: Amber allows CPS to monitor her for six months, but she retains custody of Leah during this time. Amber also enrolls in an Informal Adjustment, which requires her to go to therapy and do community service.

November 18, 2010: Amber is charged with three counts of domestic violence toward Gary. Two of the three charges are domestic battery felonies. Yikes!

December 27, 2010: Amber is arrested for her domestic violence charges and held at Madison County Jail in Anderson, Indiana for 24 hours.

December 28, 2010: Amber is released from jail on a $5,000 bail after entering into a not guilty plea.

June 14, 2011: Amber calls Gary Shirley and tells him that she’s trying to commit suicide. The police find her semi-conscious with a noose around her neck.

June 24, 2011: Amber enters into rehab at the Seasons Recovery Center in Malibu, California.

July 5th, 2011: Teen Mom Season 3, Episode 1 "Taking It Slow" airs on MTV and we see Amber leave her current boyfriend for Gary. Team Gary 4TW!

August 25, 2011: Amber checks out of rehab after two months.

December 14, 2011: Gary Shirley is awarded full custody of Leah.

December 19, 2011: Amber is arrested for violation of her probation, failing to complete her GED, failing to take anger management courses, and failing to set up a college fund for Leah. She is also found with pills, which she fails to provide a urine sample for.

February 6, 2012: Amber is sentenced to five years in prison, but thanks to her plea deal, she can avoid the sentence if she goes to rehab!

March 8, 2012: Amber fails a drug test, citing "health problems," and is ordered an extra 30 days of daily drug testing.

May 10th, 2012: Amber heads back to jail for up to a week for violating her drug court program.

May 18, 2012: Amber is released from jail (finally)!

May 24, 2012: Amber asks to be put back in prison, claims she's addicted to drugs and will always be a "bad-girl"

Sources: Radar / CNN / People / People / TMZ / Starcasm / Reality Tea / Us Magazine / TMZ / The Herald Bulletin / TMZ

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05.29.2012 / 11:01 PM EDT by Mehera Bonner
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