'Teen Mom OG': MTV called out for keeping Amber Portwood on show, firing Farrah Abraham over career change

Farrah was fired from the show after she revealed that she was planning on making a career in the adult film industry. Her choice was not readily accepted by the franchise and that led to her firing


                            'Teen Mom OG': MTV called out for keeping Amber Portwood on show, firing Farrah Abraham over career change
Farrah Abraham and Amber Portwood (Getty Images)
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'Teen Mom OG' gave its fans a reason to love Tuesdays as it came back with an all new season. The latest season made it clear that it will focus on Amber Portwood's arrest and how the cast reacted to the same. Amber made headlines when the news about her domestic violence incident came to light. 

Her ex-boyfriend, Andrew Glennon accused her of physically and verbally abusing him and after the incident took place he also got the custody of their son, James. People expected MTV to fire her from the show but the contrary happened, they found out that the ongoing season would deal with Amber's side of the story. 

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The first episode showed that Amber was emotional and upset about the events that took place. She revealed that she regretted not walking away from the house when the argument was taking place. The episode also hinted how the cast was supporting Amber and taking her side during her court hearing.

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Many thought that she was using mental health as an excuse to justify the actions she had taken. Meanwhile, there were also left stunned to see that the cast decided to visit her while her court hearing took place. Many fans wondered why none of them questioned her actions and instead chose to defend her

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One thing in particular that stood was how differently Amber and 'Teen Mom' alum Farrah Abraham have been treated. Farrah was fired from the show after she revealed that she was planning on making a career in the adult film industry. Her choice was not readily accepted by the franchise and that led to her firing.

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She even filed a lawsuit against the Viacom industry that she eventually won. While Farrah was happy to win the case against the network and still have the freedom to follow her dream, many fans wondered if she was treated unfairly by the network?

Many fans have been questioning why Amber was given another chance by MTV despite having clear evidence about her domestic violence abuse. Many thought that her returning to the show would be a sign that MTV was enabling domestic violence. Meanwhile, others wondered why Farrah was given the harsh judgment and fired while the same wasn't the case for Amber. 

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"Maci had such a problem with being on a show that had Farrah attached to it (understandable) but she thinks it’s quite ok to support Amber, her violence and her non-parenting?" a viewer questioned 'Teen Mom OG' cast member, Maci Bookout. Another added, "Can someone please explain to me why Amber the deranged psychopath is still on the show?!? They got rid of Farrah for her abuse and David and Jenelle too... I was disgusted to see her and her crocodile tears."

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Another echoed similar thoughts and wrote, "And y’all kicked Farrah off (could stand her) but still kicked her off for wanting to be in the adult industry but still have Amber on here that’s a*s backward." While MTV never commented on Farrah's choice of being in the adult film industry they also stayed tight-lipped about Amber's domestic violence incident. 

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Do you think it was fair to remove Farrah and keep Amber on the show? Let us know in the comment section below.