The MTV show Teen Mom that puts being a teenage mother in a somewhat favorable light is in the spotlight again as Amber Portwood from the show chooses prison over rehab. The fact that she was in trouble with the law in the first place says a lot about how smart the kids on the show in the first place, and no she’s not the first one by far to get into trouble.
The fact that she’s looking to go to jail rather than face the responsibility of watching her daughter grow up in the early years says that not only is she a criminal, but she’s irresponsible, self-centered, and a scumbag.
Do the producers of this show realize the impact that their show has on young people? When put in a favorable light kids look up to these characters, and these people are telling them that it’s ok to be irresponsible, and there will always be someone else there to pick up the pieces. I know that I am going to sound really old here, but this is a small part of why kids are so disrespectful and irresponsible.