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Amber Portwood suicide

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MTV confirms that Teen Mom star Amber Portwood was hospitalized yesterday in Indiana, though the reason for her admission remains unclear. According to reports, the 21-year-old — whose storyline on the MTV docu-series often revolves around her contentious relationship with estranged boyfriend, Gary Shirley — was taken to a nearby facility after someone at her home called police and explained that Portwood attempted to commit suicide. MTV issued the following statement: “Our understanding is that Amber has been admitted to a local hospital but we have not been able to confirm the accuracy of any reports being circulated and are waiting for further details. Our thoughts are with her and we hope to hear more soon.”

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