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'Teen Mum' star Amber Portwood arrested

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Amber Portwood has been arrested for domestic violence, it has been reported.

Portwood, who stars on the MTV series Teen Mum, was charged with three felonies, two for domestic battery and one for neglect of a dependent, according to the Daily Mail. She also faces a misdemeanour charge of domestic battery.

The charges are the result of an assault that occurred on air, when Portwood attacked the father of her young child, Gary Shirley. In the footage in question, Portwood is apparently seen pushing, punching and choking Shirley.

She could face up to three years in jail, as well as a $10,000 fine.

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