Former MTV ‘Teen Mom’ star pens book

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Amber Portwood, the Anderson-native who appeared on shows “Teen Mom” and “16 and Pregnant” on MTV, is about to release a book.

Portwood, who’s from Anderson, made headlines for a violent incident on the show and a series of legal troubles related to the violence and drugs.

She has announced her book, “Never Too Late,” will be released soon. Pre-ordering is already available.

The website promoting the book talks of Portwood’s life “spiraling into chaos” after she stepped into the spotlight. The book is promoted as her story of struggles and how she overcame them.

Portwood was released from prison in November 2013 after choosing a prison sentence over a drug rehabilitation program. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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