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MTV on Amber Portwood's Charges: "Hope for a Quick & Fair Resolution"

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Nov. 19 2010, Published 3:44 p.m. ET

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An episode of MTV's Teen Mom showing Amber Portwood hitting her baby's father Gary Shirley launched a seven-week investigation with the Anderson, Indiana police. Yesterday, three criminal charges were filed against the Teen Mom and MTV has now released a statement.

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Amber was charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for domestic violenc. If convicted, she faces up to three years in jail and fines of up to $10,000.

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The investigation on Amber was sparked after a Teen Mom episode aired showing Amber hitting Leah's father, Gary, several times.

MTV released an official statement regarding Amber's charges saying, "We are cooperating with all parties and hope for a quick and fair resolution that allows everyone involved to move forward in a positive manner."

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A quick statement for what they hope will be a "quick resolution."

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