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TEEN Mom fans have been left heartbroken after Amber Portwood revealed losing custody of her son is "killing" her in an emotional clip.

The former MTV star was seen in a preview clip for an upcoming episode of the show, as she reacts to possibly losing custody of her young son James, four, to her ex Andrew Glennon.

Amber told her ex Gary it was "killing her" to lose JamesCredit: INSTAGRAM
James is set to move to California with his dad Andrew GlennonCredit: Instagram/Andrew Glennon

A representative for Amber, 32, recently confirmed that an Indiana judge had ruled James would move to California with his dad.

The youngster is set to move to his grandmother's $5million Malibu mansion with dad Andrew, 38 - more than 2,000 miles from Amber.

In a clip from Teen Mom, Amber could be seen visiting ex Gary - who she shares daughter Leah, 13, with - to discuss the court case.

After Gary, 35, testified on behalf of Amber during the custody battle - she told him it was "killing her" to think she would lose James.

"When I get to spend time with Leah, I don't know - this whole thing with James is just really, really like killing me," Amber says.

"Is there any verdict from the court?" Gary can be heard asking back, to which Amber continues: "Nope, not yet."

"I was so appreciative of having somebody - there's so many people I could get but why not the person I've known for 16 or so years who I have a history with.

"When it comes to something bad, in a sense, you can see where we're at and how things can change if you work together.

"It was really nice to hear how he means to everyone. It's hard on everybody but some people just don't understand that."

Fans were left heartbroken at the scene, as Amber concluded: "I can't even imagine if he was gone what would happen to me mentally.

"Like how would that affect mine and Leah's relationship and our relationship as a family. I can't do it again.

"I fought for one child and I'm fighting for James even though I might have done this to myself in a sense. I can't take all the blame all the time."

Writing in the comments of the video, one follow: "Poor girl, seems like they want her to pay for her mistakes forever and that’s just not right, especially when she's changed for the better."

Another added: "She's losing access to her child. That's terrible - why celebrate that. You all are really insensitive."

A third chimed in: "Amber is not a bad person, like people make mistakes. But don’t take her son away from her."

While a fourth concluded: "I can't believe a judge would allow an almost 4 y/o to be moved across the country!"


It comes after The US Sun exclusively revealed that Amber's drug test results were mysteriously hidden from the records just after she lost custody of her son James.

According to the Indiana court docket, Amber, 32, submitted her drug test results as required by the custody judge on August 22 - but her result was "locked".

Throughout the custody battle which first erupted in July of 2019, the latest outcome of the Teen Mom OG star's test has been explicitly blocked from public access. 

In response to one of several requests made for the results, an Indiana court clerk said: "This is indicated on my end as confidential and is not to be released." 

After The U.S. Sun pressed further and informed the clerk that all previous results had been released, including Andrew's most recent test which came up negative for all substances, they said of Amber's submitted drug test: "This one in particular that you have requested is LOCKED and not available." 

In the custody judgment previously exclusively by The U.S. Sun, the judge noted certain factors that were brought to light during the course of the custody case that weighed into her decision to award Andrew full custody of James, four. 

Gary revealed he testified in court during the custody case for JamesCredit: INSTAGRAM
Amber and Andrew welcomed James in May 2018Credit: Mega