In the days after Teen Mom star Amber Portwood was accused of dating a registered sex offender in a recent episode of the hit MTV show – Radar was first to report that the young man featured on the program had been falsely identified as a pedophile, and now Amber’s inner circle is coming to her defense. ” said Carol Zizak, the mother of Gary Shirley – the father of Amber’s little girl and also featured on the show. See Pictures Of The Two ‘Chrises’ Although she had not heard the news, even if it was true, Carol said it could happen to anybody, “It’s like if you meet someone on the street — you don’t know 100% who they are.” In last week’s episode, Amber’s date was identified only as “Chris” and several media outlets were quick to report that he was in fact Christopher Glen Hossman, 27, a registered sex offender in Madison County, Indiana.
Radar confirmed Amber’s date was not in fact Hossman.
PHOTOS: Celebs Who Married Too Young “She would not [date a sex offender],” Carol said adamantly of young mother Amber, who has a 23-month-old daughter Leah with Gary.
“Leah’s happy, she smiles, she’s god’s gift to them,” Carol added.
Hossman’s on-again-off-again girlfriend, who only wanted to be identified as “Brenda,” told Radar in an exclusive interview last Friday that she watched Teen Mom, saw the episode in question, and that Amber’s date was definitely not Hossman.
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According to Radar Online, the two are putting the past behind them and solidifying their bond by exchanging promise rings.
Carol states the on-again-off-again couple, who have a 23-month-old daughter together, bought the rings in the last month. “I know Amber and I know she can get angry, but I also know she loves Gary and Gary loves her,” Carol said.The domestic violence episode, which has brought on an investigation by the couple’s local police department and child protective services, was apparently filmed a few months ago.“Amber told me, ‘Come look at what Gary bought me! “They both love each other very much.”TELL US – DO YOU THINK IT’S A GOOD IDEA FOR THESE TWO TO BE BACK TOGETHER?98.5, 98.5 KLUC, Amber Portwood, Amber Portwood dates sex offender, Amber Portwood teen mom, Ashley, Ashley Nickels, Christopher Glen Hossman, KLUC, kluc.com, Las Vegas, MTV, reality TV, Teen Mom, Teen Mom Dates a Sex Offender, Teen Mom Dates Sex Offender, teenage mom, Wal-Mart, Walmart, WTF picked herself up a real winner from the Wal-Mart parking lot. You would think she would be more cautious picking up guys now that she has a baby.His name is Christopher Glen Hossman, he’s 27, 5’7″ easy on the eyes and is a registered sex offender. Ya, you’re reading right, he is a registered sex offender for child molestation. I’m guessing now that she knows, she won’t be dating him anymore...??? HOWEVER, her current boyfriend Chris, is a criminal! Chris told Amber, “I got into trouble and I got caught, and they put me on work release.” Amber stated in response to dating someone with a criminal past: “I try to give everyone a second chance and look into their heart.I wouldn’t have even given him a chance if he was still into drugs or anything like that.” “I wasn’t okay with his history in jail, but I can’t judge him just by that, because if that was the case, there’s plenty in my past that I could be judged on.” This story is getting pretty dramatic!Amber Portwood dated a registered sex offender, it is only a rumor.Luckily, the reality star never dated Christopher Glen Hossman.According to Hossman's girlfriend, she can verify that Amber's date was not Chris.The source said: “I watch Teen Mom and I knew that it was not my boyfriend.He only has one tattoo on his upper left arm with the letters ‘CJH’ whereas the guy on the show with Amber had other tattoos – I knew straight away it was not him it is just ridiculous to say it was.” Her date was not a sex offender, but Hossman is threatening to sue.His on-again, off-again girlfriend, Brenda, said: We “had been dating for over a year and just split-up a few weeks ago.