'16 & Pregnant's Whitney Purvis Arrested & We're Worried She's the Next Amber Portwood

whitney purvisWhitney Purvis is in trouble again. The 21-year-old was featured on the first season of MTV's 16 & Pregnant and has had a rough go of it recently. For starters, she was pregnant at the same time as her mom. Then her mom was arrested for marijuana and meth possession. Then Whitney was caught stealing a $16 pregnancy test from Walmart, and now, she and boyfriend/baby daddy Weston Gosa, 23, have been arrested for attacking a laptop. No no, you read that right. They attacked a laptop.

A bystander called the cops when they witnessed Whitney and Weston breaking some valuable pieces of electronics. Someone claimed they were smashing a laptop and a cellphone -- to whom those items belong was not reported, nor was the exact location of the crime.

Nevertheless, Whitney and Weston were arrested at the Georgia home and were taken to the station and were released on $1,300 bond.

Do you think we have another Amber Portwood on our hands? Or a Jenelle Evans? Those two Teen Moms are certainly more famous than Whitney and exposed a different set of issues that that kind of lifestyle must bring, but the three of them do each seem to have problems making good decisions. And unfortunately, when you're a mother, your poor decisions also affect your children.

I hope for Whitney's sake, and her young son's, that she turns her life around, and soon. She obviously comes from a troubled home (a mom who smokes weed and does meth doesn't sound like a great role model) and will have to right the crooked ship she was set on, but there's hope. She's young. She can do it. She can break the cycle.

Now it's just a matter of choosing to do so.

Also: smashing a laptop? Come on.

Do you think Whitney can turn her life around?


Photo via Floyd County Sheriff

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Amber Dwyer

Her living situation certainly looked chaotic in the series that's for sure!

nonmember avatar heather

Seriously whoever wrote this is just plain stupid. Yeah,stupid. You should not be allowed to post anything ever again. She stole a pregnancy test big freaking deal!! She's not on drugs or beating people in front of her son so don't compare her to amber and jenelle! Dumb! They smashed a computer at their home...they shouldn't be arrested for causing damage to something of theirs (if it is theirs) ...if it's not then it's obvious why they needed to be arrested...but she was a good mother and has a very sick child so give the girl a break and never post again. K thanks!

nonmember avatar Crystal Marie

Maybe if people would stop making their business public things would change.

Spooky80 Spooky80

these people are stupid just like amber and jenelle and her stupid druggie husband

nonmember avatar crystal mooers

This Is why I became a foster mother... And have apoted three wonderful girls. To be thr for the children that have had the worst role models as parents. Children that have parents that do drugs don't have a chance in life without the help of fostering parents. The kids will repeat what they live.

Cel7777 Cel7777

^I second the eyebrow comment. Why...just why?

nonmember avatar Jackie Taylor

In all seriousness, my guess is that they stole the laptop & planned on returning it as "broken" to get money for it. Hey, nobody said they were bright.

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