Amber Portwood‘s new memoir, “So, You’re Crazy Too?” comes out on February 22, 2022. The Teen Mom OG star spills her guts about mental illness in the book. Because of her fears of triggering readers, she insisted that the autobiography came with a warning.
Portwood talked about the warning label in a recent interview with Page Six. She said that she is living with five distinct mental illnesses. She said she wants the book to take back ownership of the word “crazy.”
“We fought hard for this warning label. I’ve read this book now three times, and I can’t even believe that I’ve lived this life…
This is just what I go through and I work through. I’ve really learned to live happily with major mental illnesses,” she told the publication. “The anxiety in me. The bipolar, the borderline, the PTSD, all these different things that come together, that’s my makeup — but it’s not exactly who I am…
This is mental illness and this is what people call ‘crazy.’ So, when I say, ‘So, You’re Crazy Too?’ — it’s not what we like to hear. And that’s why the book is called that.”
Amber recently walked off the set of a Teen Mom OG reunion after learning a secret about her daughter, Leah. Farrah Abraham also recently caused some chaos on the set of a Teen Mom spinoff. There’s a lot of drama surrounding the cast.
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