After a season of drama between ‘Teen Mother’ star Amber Portwood and her daughter Leah, Amber revealed in a brand new interview if she and {the teenager} are at present talking.

Amber Portwood, 31, has made large progress in repairing her fractured relationship with 13-year-old daughter Leah. The Teen Mom OG star advised Page Six on Tuesday (Nov. 30) that the mother-daughter duo’s relationship “is so a lot better” now, after Amber was estranged from her eldest youngster for months on the newest season of the MTV sequence. “I don’t wish to mess something up, however [things are] good,” Amber advised the outlet. “She’s reaching [out] and I'm [so excited]. My arms are up and open.”

Amber Portwood
Amber Portwood (Picture: MTV)

Amber, who shares Leah with ex-fiancé Gary Shirley, additionally confirmed that she’s been truthful to her daughter about her controversial previous, corresponding to her prison sentence and struggles with substance abuse. “She’s been asking questions. I’ve all the time advised her the reality, as a lot as I might for her age,” Amber defined. “As she’s gotten older, she’s discovered extra. Along with her age proper now, she’s type of like, ‘Properly, I don’t like that perspective or conduct. I’m not like that.’ I believe she has each proper to be mad at me for lots of issues. I let her really feel her feelings and I perceive that.”

On the newest season of Teen Mother OG, Amber spent quite a lot of time away from her daughter, who lived with Gary, 35, and his spouse Kristina Anderson. The gap was clearly arduous for Amber, however the MTV star stated that she realized she wanted “to provide her area as a result of I do know what my previous was. And in the future, she’ll come again and transfer ahead.” Amber, who has a 3-year-old son, James, with ex Andrew Glennon, additionally advised Web page Six that Gary and Kristina had been “an enormous assist” amidst her turbulent relationship with Leah. “We attempt to be one large, blended household, which is so arduous to do — and I’m certain lots of people know this  — however we nonetheless strive.”

Amber Portwood & daughter Leah
Amber Portwood & daughter Leah (Picture: MTV)

Amber’s interview comes after the truth star sparred with Gary on the Teen Mother OG season 9 reunion, which aired on Tuesday night time. Amber acquired very upset along with her ex when Gary revealed that Leah is seeking therapy, one thing that Amber was unaware of. Issues acquired so heated between the exes that the mother-of-two ended up storming off the reunion set. Viewers will be capable to see what goes down subsequent between Amber and Gary on Half 2 of the reunion, which airs Dec. 7, at 8pm on MTV.


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