Dr. PhilNovember. 27,2019 TV-PG
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Using the power of television, Dr. Phil McGraw presents compelling stories about real people with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems, stripping away the shame and embarrassment that too often keep people from seeking help. Its a show that is suppose to help people with their problems and to find a solution on live TV .
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Bam Margera rose to fame as the star of the hit MTV series “Jackass,” but now, the reality star has reached out to Dr. Phil with a cry for help. In an emotional interview, Bam faces his mother and wife. Will he agree to go to treatment and get help? In this Dr. Phil exclusive, follow Bam's road to recovery.
Shirley wrote to Dr. Phil because her husband, Dean, thought he was in direct contact with the country singer, Miranda Lambert. Even though he later found out he’s been scammed by multiple “Miranda” scammers, he says his love for Miranda Lambert did not stop. In fact, he’s doubled down, and now, he says he and Shirley are just roommates. They both say they need Dr. Phil’s help because they want to find out what’s going on in Dean’s head before he goes too far down the rabbit hole of his “obsession” with the star.
Three moms say they were livestreaming, or posting videos, for what they thought was just their private audience of social media friends -- but they say their videos have now reached over 100 million views combined. Dr. Phil takes a closer look at the stories behind these viral videos to find out why the women's buttons were pushed. First, Karen, a mother of a now 17-year-old, says she went on her daughter's Snapchat after she found her daughter’s boyfriend hiding in her closet! Then, Cassandra, a young mother of two, says she began livestreaming on Facebook to vent after she was very upset after a conversation with police officers and her children’s school. Dr. Phil will also talk to a mother who posted a controversial video when she decided she had enough with her 2-year-old son's picky eating habits!
Twenty-one-year-old Jessy says she is so consumed with finding social media fame, that she spends over 11 hours a day researching, planning, and taping outrageous, sometimes offensive, content just for “likes” and “follows.” She says when her Instagram was temporarily shut down, her career flashed before her eyes, because she believed she was “nothing without her followers.” Then, Ava, a former guest, returns to the stage to admit that she put on an act to gain followers last season on Dr. Phil. Ava says she didn’t listen to any of Dr. Phil’s advice and had to learn the hard way about the temptations of Insta-Fame. And, Nastassia, a fitness influencer, also weighs in to share her story on how she found Insta-Fame and success at just 19 years old. Will Jessy take the advice from Ava, Nastassia, or Dr. Phil?
Brittany and Jeramie met in high school and have been in an on-and-off relationship for 18 years, which has led to a tumultuous co-parenting relationship. Within the past year, Jeramie re-connected with an old classmate, Brittney, and moved her into his home. Jeramie has renamed the women “B1” and “B2,” in order to keep them straight. Brittany resents Brittney for “playing mom,” while Jeramie says his girlfriend provides a stable home life that his ex-wife never could.
Robert says he was only married for 17 days when his wife was found dead in his million-dollar high rise apartment on June 30, 2018. The death was ruled an accident, but Robert now claims he murdered her, and it was premeditated. He says he should be handcuffed and charged with a crime. But Robert claims the police won’t touch him because he comes from wealth, privilege, and power. He says he believes he can get away with murder. What will Dr. Phil think about that? Plus, DailyMailTV host Jesse Palmer gives Dr. Phil viewers a sneak peek of some exclusives from DailyMailTV Season 3
Things get a little wild with a very passionate guest named Wanda. Her daughter, Tiffany, told her mother she ruined her wedding, among many other things. But Wanda says Tiffany is making up lies about her and she knows why; Wanda claims it’s payback for Wanda having an affair and abandoning the family when Tiffany was just 14 years old. Wanda says her bipolar disorder is at fault for her earlier actions. Tiffany says she is sick of her mother blaming her mental health issues for her bad behavior. Tiffany says if Dr. Phil can’t fix this, then her mother is out of her life for good. Can Dr. Phil get this mother-daughter duo to see eye to eye for the first time?
Part two with Wanda and Tiffany gets even more heated when Tiffany’s twin brother accuses their mother, Wanda, of stealing his wife’s wedding rings. Does Wanda have the rings? And if she does, will she hand them over? Plus, find out what Tiffany says to cause her father to jump out of his seat in the audience and make his way up to a chair right next to Wanda. Can Dr. Phil get this family communicating and listening to each other for the first time in the right way? And will Tiffany accept Wanda for her good, her bad, and her bipolar?
The mysterious disappearance of Connecticut mother of five Jennifer Dulos has captured the attention of the media. Dr. Phil is joined by a team of legal and law enforcement experts to analyze the reported circumstances surrounding her disappearance. Watch while Dr. Phil reveals details from the arrest warrants of Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband, Fotis, and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis: two people who have become the focus of intense media and law enforcement scrutiny in the biggest missing person's case this year.
In the past year, headline after headline has reported American tourists becoming violently ill, dying, and even being physically assaulted while vacationing in the tropics. Today, in a daytime exclusive, Dr. Phil speaks with Tammy Lawrence-Daley, who was savagely attacked while staying at a luxury resort in the Dominican Republic, only to be found in a crawlspace, clinging to life eight hours after she disappeared. Find out how Tammy responds to reports that the resort and local law enforcement have doubts about the validity of her attack. Is there a witness who can identify Tammy’s alleged attackers? Plus, Dr. Phil speaks with Dawn, whose husband is one of 12 reported American tourists who have died in the Dominican Republic since June 2018. Find out why she insists her husband did not die of natural causes. Will she learn new details about her husband’s death that could change her mind about how he died?
Princess Diana was one of the most beloved public figures in the world, and her death was a devastating loss. Now, after more than two decades, a private investigator claims he has new clues and information about what really happened when Princess Diana’s car crashed in a Paris tunnel, leading to her tragic death.
After 17 seasons and nearly 20,000 guests, Dr. Phil celebrates his 3,000th episode! Dr. Phil’s studio audience is filled with some of your favorite guests from past seasons. From relationships on the brink of divorce and out-of-control teenagers to guests struggling with deadly addictions and disorders, find out how some of Dr. Phil’s most memorable guests are now. And, you will not believe which former guest surprised everyone with an engagement ring and proposal on Dr. Phil’s stage! Surprise guest messages from Oprah Winfrey, the Jonas Brothers, and more -- hear what they have to say about Dr. Phil’s 3,000th milestone. Plus, find out the surprise that left Dr. Phil nearly speechless!
Many singles these days have fallen victim to the “silent” epidemic that has been sweeping the dating world. Yep, we’re talking about “ghosting.” Ghosting is when someone you’ve been dating ditches you without warning. Poof! Gone! Brittney, who says she’s been ghosted eight times, wants to know why. And Diane and her mother, Marlene, say they were ghosted six months ago by Diane’s live-in boyfriend. Will Dr. Phil be able to conjure up some ghosts to see why they suddenly disappeared on these ladies? And, if one appears, will the ladies like what they hear?
Seventeen-year-old Ronald says he refuses to work and his only source of income is his $1,000 a month allowance from his mother, Tyheisah! Ronald says $1,000 is not nearly enough for his lavish taste, and in order to buy designer goods, he demands that his mother give him a raise! Tyheisah says she is breaking her back working 120 hours a week to afford Ronald’s allowance and fears that if she doesn’t give in to his demands, he will resort to stealing or getting money illegally. Ronald says the only thing he cares about is his money, designer goods, and aspirations to become a “famous YouTuber.” Ronald says he wants Dr. Phil’s help to raise his allowance, but Tyheisah says she wants Dr. Phil to give Ronald a major wake-up call!
Victoria emailed Dr Phil because she says she feels there’s something demonic in her. She also believes she has passed her demons on to her boyfriend, Thomas. They both got an exorcism last February, but they claim it only worked on Thomas. Can Dr. Phil help Victoria?
Angela and Nelson, stars of MTV’s dating show Ex On the Beach, say they fell in love during the filming of the reality show. But when Angela and Nelson left the beach house, they say their relationship crashed on the rocks. Now, Angela questions whether her relationship with Nelson was ever real or just for the cameras. Nelson says the only reason their relationship isn’t working is because Angela refuses to forgive him for cheating on her. Things get so heated between the couple that Angela storms off the stage! Is this relationship salvageable? Can Dr. Phil help this volatile couple? Find out!
After storming off, Angela returns to the stage for the conclusion to the battle between the Ex On the Beach costars. Nelson has some serious explaining to do after text messages reveal he has been threatening to release a sex tape he made with Angela. And the drama continues once the guests leave the stage. What did Angela and Nelson reveal about the state of their relationship? Don’t miss it!
Elisha claims her half-sister, Kristina’s, fiancé, Troy, who is 17 years older, is controlling her, "brainwashing" her and alienating her from their family. Elisha and her stepmom, Dawn, say they want Kristina to end her relationship with Troy before she walks down the aisle. Troy denies their claims and says he doesn’t know why there is any drama with Kristina’s family, as he has only met them twice. Kristina says Troy is her rock and wants her family to trust her and her decisions.
Dr. Phil talks to Gen Zers who all have one thing in common: They want to have more social media followers and become “relevant.” Twenty-year-old Telly Zelly says since recently dropping out of college, she is completely devoted to her new career as an aspiring rapper. Telly’s mother, Yowanly, and her aunt, Olga, say Telly’s new attitude does not reflect how she was raised. Telly boasts that when she posted a video of her getting a controversial tattoo on her face, she reached over 5 million views on Twitter alone. Her family wants to know what this outrageous behavior has to do with making music. Later, Dr. Phil meets with 20-year-old Larz and 19-year-old Bameron, who say they go to great lengths to create viral video content. Recently, there was a rash of teens caught stealing ice cream and eating it in stores. Larz and Bameron decided to pull a similar stunt, but they claim they made a video that was “better.” Within six hours after their video was posted, it received 1.3 million views. Dr. Phil encourages these Gen Zers to reach for their goals, but to also think about their future in a “big picture” way.
In an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil speaks with the family of Botham Jean, who was killed by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger in September 2018. Jean’s mother and father, Allison and Bertram, brother Brandt and sister Allisa speak out for the first time together. They open up about Botham’s death, the trial and the recent sentencing of Guyger.
Cheryl and her husband, Danny, claim that their 17-year-old daughter, Becky, was addicted to talking to men online in video game chat rooms and that's where she met and fell in love with a 21-year-old man whom she has never met in person. They say that even though they took away her cell phone, webcam and computer, Becky still has found ways to contact him. Becky’s grandma, Loretta, says that she blames Cheryl and Danny’s bad parenting for Becky’s misbehaving and acting out. Becky says she’s in love and plans to move 3,000 miles away when she turns 18 in a month. She says her parents need to treat her like an adult and let her pursue her own relationship.
Dr. Phil gives advice to guests navigating their careers and lives while dealing with roadblocks. First, meet 26-year-old identical twins, Allie and Lexi Kaplan, who say managing their social media as well as their growing careers as artists is a full-time job. They want to know how they can stop fighting with each other and their manager mom, Amy, as well as how to balance work and fun. Then, meet Mindy. She says while she loves working on her YouTube channel, Mindy Minx, which primarily focuses on giving beauty tips, she doesn’t know how to combat haters who bully her for being married to her husband, Larry, who is 30 years older! Finally, Dr. Phil meets Hattie, an 83-year-old who dates men half her age and says she is working to reverse the public’s negative stereotype of the term “cougar.”
Betty, Kevin and Philip are involved in a love triangle -- however, Betty has been married to Philip for 29 years. Betty claims Philip allowed her to step outside the marriage because he wanted an open marriage, but Philip claims it was her idea. Betty says when she did explore meeting other men, she met and fell in love with Kevin. Philip says he does not want to let the marriage go, but Betty says she has been very unhappy because she claims Philip has been physically and verbally abusive for years. Philip admits he has hurt Betty but claims it was because her behavior made him angry. Betty and Philip’s two daughters, Victoria and Liz, say their parents are hypocrites for raising them to follow the church and act like decent people, and yet, are now doing the complete opposite by having extramarital affairs. Dr. Phil advises how this family can untangle the toxic patterns they have been in for decades. Plus, Dr. Phil meets Susan and Brad Black, who discuss how they successfully navigated through their divorce while continuing to run their company, EO.
Rodney Reed has spent 22 years on death row, and his execution is scheduled for November 20, 2019, but he insists he's innocent and shares with Dr. Phil the evidence he says will clear him; a detective makes a discovery that may change everything;
In part two of Dr. Phil’s interview with death row inmate Rodney Reed, detective Kevin Gannon and victimologist Dr. Lee Gilbertson claim they know how Stacey was killed. What does the victim of this terrible tragedy, Stacey Stites’, family think about Rodney’s plea to save his life? Plus, Rodney tells Dr. Phil that he wants a new trial to prove to the world that he didn’t kill Stacey. He’s got less than six weeks to go before his November 20 date of execution. Will his team be able to save him?
Sixteen-year-old Savannah insists she is just like every other teen her age, smoking marijuana, skipping school, partying with her friends, and even sexting. But Savannah’s mother, Tami, claims her daughter is so out of control, she’s been suspended from school 40 times and parties with gang members, and Tami says she has run out of options to help her. In fact, Tami says in order to keep Savannah safe, she was forced to ship her daughter off to her grandma and grandpa’s house where they keep her under 24/7 house arrest. Will Tami ever allow her daughter to return home? Plus, find out why Dr. Phil questions Tami’s parenting strategy.
Kris says her 28- year-old son, Justin, is on the “fast track to the morgue”! She claims her son is a rageaholic, who has been arrested more than 10 times and has received multiple drunk driving offenses -- including recently. Furthermore, Kris claims her son is abusive to his girlfriend, Hanna, and worries about the safety of their two small children. Kris says she fears getting a call that it's too late to help her son before he, or someone else, winds up six feet under.
Melinda and Amy claim their lives have been turned upside down by a social media influencer and political activist named Paloma, who they say has subjected them to nine months of cyberbullying and harassment. Paloma says they’ve got it all wrong and that she is the victim of their cyberbullying. Who is the real victim? Will Dr. Phil convince these three women to “log off” from each other? Find out in this explosive episode!
The Chrisley family rose to fame on the hit USA show Chrisley Knows Best. But on August 13, 2019, Todd and his wife, Julie Chrisley, were indicted on federal charges of tax evasion and other financial crimes. Now, Todd’s oldest daughter, Lindsie Chrisley, speaks out in an exclusive interview about her shocking allegation that her father threatened to release a sex tape of her. Todd and Julie were recently cleared of their tax evasion charge in the state of Georgia, but their legal troubles aren’t over. Go inside the accusations that have torn this reality show family apart.
Brazilian butt lifts, or BBLs as they are also known, are a growing trend -- often with dangerous results. Celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian have countless fans, followers and admirers, but trying to emulate those hourglass figures can have a cost. Dr. Phil interviews the mother and grandfather of Danea Plasencia, who died after a Brazilian Butt lift surgery in Miami earlier this year. Then, Dr. Phil speaks with R&B singer and star of the hit reality show Love & Hip Hop, K. Michelle, about her traumatic experience getting black market butt injections and the numerous surgeries required to help her recover. Plus, Dr. Phil and K. Michelle meet Marlene, who also got black market butt injections and says she doesn’t know exactly what is inside of her. With the help of several doctors, including Dr. Andrew Ordon from The Doctors, Dr. Phil helps Marlene get to the bottom of what is going on medically.
Taylor says she drinks hard liquor every weekend until she “feels it,” and smokes weed and her e-cigarette every day -- and she says she's not going to stop. But it wasn’t her mother, Kim, who emailed about Taylor; it was her 19-year-old sister, Madison. She claims their mother is an enabler who picks up Taylor from parties at 3 a.m. and gives her everything she wants, even when she punches her. And every time Madison tries to step in and be the parent, she says she gets yelled at, punched, shoved and has even been threatened with a knife by her younger sister, who she calls “unruly, ungrateful, and disobedient.” Their father, Troy, has given up, and their mother says she doesn’t know where she went wrong. Will Dr. Phil help this family figure it out?
In a twisted sister family feud, Kayla wrote in desperate for help with her sister, Alicia. Kayla alleges Alicia is a master manipulator who lies, steals, and faked cancer. Alicia denies Kayla’s allegations and says that she hates her sister to death, and her entire family has made her the black sheep. They come together with their father and stepmom for the first time in years on the Dr. Phil stage.
Jess says despite a chaotic upbringing, he was able to achieve a 4.0 in college, have a successful life with a nice home and pool, and have a good job. But it all ended five years ago after a bad breakup. Ever since, he has been lying in bed at his mother’s home, not even getting up to use the restroom. He says he lost all coping skills and thinks his mother might like it this way. Can Dr. Phil help Jess get out of bed again? Then, Robert spent most of his 20s incarcerated. He admits he did stupid things in the past, but he wants his mother to know that he’s not a bad guy and he has changed. Lynne says she’s desperate to help her son because if he gets in trouble again, he’s looking at 25-to-life in prison. You won’t want to miss what Robert did right before the show.
DNA results can sometimes cause more conflict than resolution. Amanda wrote in desperate for Dr. Phil’s help after an at-home DNA test led to the discovery of an entirely new biological family. Her search gave her three new sisters and a different biological dad! For the first time, on the Dr. Phil stage, all four sisters and their shared biological father come together to see if they have a deeper connection than simply genetics. Plus: filmmaker Kurt Neal and Annemarie Carrigan join Dr. Phil to discuss the new documentary film, “Normie,” which explores her life and the “illusion of normal” through the lens of Down syndrome.
Dr. Phil takes a closer look at what many call “outrageously lenient sentences” for serious, high-profile crimes. Dr. Phil meets a former superior court judge who lost his job after giving zero jail time to a man who strangled a woman unconscious and threatened to kill her. Also, a rape victim’s mother speaks out for the first time on daytime television about how her daughter’s rapist walked out of court with zero jail time.
Laura says she’s desperately worried about her 19-year-old daughter, Rebecca, because she says she is in a toxic relationship with a rageaholic named Dominick. Laura says Rebecca dropped out of college and left her job to be with her boyfriend 24-7 and says she desperately needs Dr. Phil’s help to break her out of this spell. Dominick says he blames his anger and rage on a lesion on his brain. He also says that screaming fights with his mother, Marianne, make his anger even worse. Is Dominick’s brain to blame for his aggressive behavior? Tune in to find out!
Bree says she is very concerned about her 11-year-old son, JJ’s, extremely violent behavior, which includes threatening to kill her with a steak knife. But Bree says JJ isn’t just acting out at home; his school was forced to implement a safety plan as a result of the 51 disciplinary infractions he’s incurred in the last three years, as well as a plan to harm another student.Bree says her son recently ran away for three days and he posted photos on social media smoking weed and holding a handgun. Find out what happened that has Dr. Phil concerned about the child returning home with his mother.
Monique claims her 23-year-old daughter, Krissy, has an obsession with hoarding hair and is refusing to bathe, claims her daughter denies. She says she also fears for her daughter’s safety since Krissy couch surfs with strangers she meets online. Sunjay, Krissy’s father, says his daughter is in desperate need of Dr. Phil’s help because Krissy suffers from fits of rage. He says his daughter went to jail after stabbing him in the leg. Krissy says she wants a closer relationship with her mom and to get some direction in her life -- but that Monique’s current husband gets in the way.
Opie says her friend, Shane, is living on borrowed time and fears it won’t be long before she gets the call saying he’s dead. She says Shane’s alcohol addiction has caused him to injure himself to the point where his entire face turned black-and-blue. Shane admits he has “busted himself up” from time to time while drinking, but claims he doesn’t know why he drinks. Will Shane finally get the answer he’s looking for?
Steve says his wife, Tamara, went from being a beauty queen competing in the Miss America Pageant and having a career as a local anchorwoman, to dancing in a tutu in the middle of the night. Steve believes his wife’s behavior is a direct result of her dangerously abusing Adderall. Tamara insists she loves Adderall and all the “magical” things it is doing for her life, including allowing her to “give birth to a midlife awakening" and fulfill her fairytale fantasies. Tamara says Steve’s got another thing coming if he thinks shipping her off to rehab will fix her and their marriage. Will she listen to Dr. Phil?
Holly says she’s engaged to two men she met online, one from Brazil and the other from Turkey. Her mother, Linda, says she believes they are both in it for the green card but that Keoma, from Brazil, is the worse of her daughter’s two choices. Today, meet Keoma and find out if he’s in the relationship because he loves Holly, or if he’s trying to obtain a green card. Plus, Dr. Phil reveals what a private investigator discovered about Keoma’s past.
Holly says she’s in love and engaged to two men. But she has never met either one of these men in person, because fiancé number one, Keoma, is from Brazil and living in London, and fiancé number two, Gunes, is Turkish and lives in Ankara. Monday, viewers met Keoma, and Holly’s mother, Linda, said she was not a fan. Now, meet Gunes and find out if Linda is willing to give him her blessing. Then the two men meet for the first time. And, Holly reveals a secret she’s been keeping from both of her fiancés. Will Dr. Phil be OK with Holly marrying one of these men? Or, does he think they just want to use her to get to America?
Dana says her son Chas, who was once a good student, star athlete, and self-professed momma’s boy, is now facing five felony charges. While in police custody, the 17-year-old escaped, causing a manhunt that ended after eight hours. Dana says she is scared and heartbroken because he could be facing 10 years in prison. Chas says he is all about “getting the money” and will “hustle” to get out of the hood. He says he is aware that he is facing serious trouble but says, “If you do the crime, you got to do the time.” Chas Sr. says Dana enables their son. He says he tries to discipline Chas, but Dana always shuts him down. Chas Sr. says that his son is reckless, on an out-of-control path, and if he is not careful, Chas will end up in jail or dead.
The exclusive interview with the Ukrainian orphan who is making headlines. Is she the real life version of the horror movie "Orphan”? Natalia’s adoptive parents have been accused of abandoning her when she was just 9 years old. But they claim Natalia, who has a form of dwarfism, is really a sociopathic adult posing as a child -- who tried to kill them. Natalia speaks out for the first time to Dr. Phil.
Nate says he always knew his mom was a bit “off,” but was completely shocked after returning home four years ago to find his 52-year-old mother, Helen, looking like a frail old woman due to an opioid addiction. Nate says he believes his siblings, Demetria and Alex, could be more aggressive in helping their mother get clean. He also points a finger at his Aunt Joni, who he believes is enabling their mother’s addiction. Helen told Dr. Phil producers she wants to get help for her “medical issues” but is not drug-addicted. The siblings all agree on one thing: they didn't have a solid foundation growing up and are now having a difficult time agreeing on how to support their mother, who they all desperately want to save.
Jennifer says she believes she and Russian President Vladimir Putin are head over heels in love! She says she believes the Lord has shown her that she will soon be Putin’s wife, the Mother of Russia. Jennifer says she’s choosing to be homeless because Putin will be picking her up any day now. Jennifer’s children say they believe their mother is delusional and suffering from a mental illness. They say not only does she believe she’s engaged to Putin, but they claim she insists she has stopped President Trump’s assassination, terrorist plots, and four wars. Will Dr. Phil be able to help bring this family back together? Find out!
Miranda says her mother is controlling, manic, and always nagging her. But Cathy says she has no choice because her 22-year-old daughter is living in her home, fighting, screaming, and drinking. Cathy says she just wants Miranda to think straight and keep a job. Can Dr. Phil help this family end all the drama and chaos in their life?
Bobby and Renna say their son, Cameron, was a local hero in their small town. They say Cameron was the homecoming king and an all-star football and baseball player with recruiters knocking down his door. But the parents say all that changed in the blink of an eye when injuries destroyed Cameron’s athletic career, and with the injuries came surgeries, and with the surgeries came pain pills. Cameron’s parents say now their son is a heroin-addicted criminal whose dirty needle use left him needing heart surgery to save his life. But, Bobby and Renna admit they are not on the same page on how to save their son. In fact, just four months ago, Bobby gave Renna an ultimatum: stop enabling their son, or she and Cameron needed to move out. Renna says she chose to walk away from her 30-year marriage to save her son. Can Dr. Phil get Renna to stop helping her son kill himself with drugs? Plus, find out the shocking confession Cameron makes to Dr. Phil producers?
A New York man has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and child endangerment after the devastating death of his 1-year-old twins. Juan Rodriquez was supposed to drop off the children at daycare, but instead, forgot them for more than eight hours in a hot car while he was at work. In an exclusive interview, the twins’ devastated mother, Marissa Rodriquez, tells her story for the first time. She explains why she is standing by her husband and reveals what she wants other parents to learn from this tragedy. Plus: Dr. Phil shines a spotlight on the search for missing Auburn college student Aniah Blanchard. Her Mother and UFC fighter stepfather plead for her safe return.
Maribeth and John say their 15-year-old daughter, Marie, has become distant, angry, and is no longer the charming honors school student they once knew. They say around one year ago, Marie began running away – appearing in the news and social media – until the police hunted her down! But they claim Marie has continued to act out by selling stolen items, driving her parents’ car without a license, and sneaking out at all hours of the night. So, Maribeth and John installed surveillance cameras, bolted Marie’s window shut, and took away her phone. But Marie disappeared again, and this time when she returned, she said she was pregnant.
Today, meet 15-year-old Marie, who has told her parents she is now pregnant after running away three times. Dr. Phil confronts Marie about making sure she is following a prenatal regimen and asks her what her future plan is for her unborn child. Marie claims she knows who her baby’s father is and has a plan. Then, Dr. Phil asks her to take a pregnancy test so that everyone can determine what her next step should be. Finally, Marie and her parents, John and Maribeth, discuss the pregnancy results and what is going to happen for everyone as a family.
Amanda Knox spent four years locked in an Italian prison for the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher. Dubbed “Foxy Knoxy” by the press, she became one of the most famous cases of wrongful conviction.
Alex says he will do absolutely anything to live his “bad and boujee” lifestyle. He admits he lies, cheats, and steals thousands of dollars from friends, family, and even strangers, just so he can live a lifestyle which includes shopping, tanning, and getting his hair done. Alex says he wants to become famous for his “twerking videos,” but until then, he believes his family should be taking care of him because he’s “just 26-years-old!” Alex’s mother, Kimberly, and sister, Elizabeth, say nothing about Alex’s life is glamorous. They claim Alex shows no remorse for any of his actions, even though he has stolen so much from his mother that she claims she will be homeless within the year! Can Dr. Phil get through to Alex? Will Alex ever change his “bad and boujee” ways? Find out!
Brooklyn, Arjun, and Andy all say they had the terrifying experience of having their smart home devices hacked: Brooklyn had complete strangers talking to her 8-year-old daughter, and Arjun’s smart thermostat was raised to 90 degrees while his 7-month-old son was asleep. In a surprising twist, also meet Hank, who hacked Andy’s system. Learn why he says he did it, and get a chance to see this scary situation from a hacker’s point of view. Then, cybersecurity expert and “the world’s most famous hacker” Kevin Mitnick demonstrates some methods hackers use to access sensitive information, and gives valuable tips to keep yourself safe in the cyberworld.
Tony and Heather claim their 17-year-old daughter, Rae, has violent meltdowns that have ended with police intervention as many as 80 times! But that’s not all; they also say Rae is claiming she’s pregnant. Rae spent the morning before taping Dr. Phil, barricading her terminally ill mother in a car. Will this family ever make it to stage for Dr. Phil to help them? Find out! .
After resisting all morning, Rae finally makes her way to the Dr. Phil stage. She claims her parents not only ignore her, but her mother’s illness and father’s alcoholism and physical abuse are the main reasons for her out-of-control anger. What happens when Rae refuses to go for treatment? You do not want to miss how this out-of-control teen drama ends!
Nicole says she thought she knew her husband of nearly 20 years, Carter, but all that changed when Nicole uncovered a secret her husband has been hiding for years. Nicole says 12 days ago, she discovered that Carter has been having a nearly four-year sexual affair with a man. Even though Carter insists he has told Nicole everything, she is adamant that she believes there is more her husband is hiding. Find out the shocking results a private investigator revealed to Dr. Phil about the man Carter has been having an affair with.
Crystal says her son is a troubled, marijuana selling, smoking and vaping teen who is headed to prison or the grave. She runs a sober living house but says she can’t seem to practice the tough love she preaches on her son, Dominique, who went from honor roll student and varsity basketball player to high school dropout. Dominique turns 18 in just a couple of weeks, and the family is trying desperately to give him a wake-up call before it is too late.