January 11, 2011
A little over a week ago, Ted Williams was panhandling on the streets of Ohio, but he became an overnight celebrity after the Columbus Dispatch posted a video of him online. Now, Dr. Phil sits down with the man behind the golden voice to talk about his troubled past and meeting the challenges of sudden fame.
A “God-Given Gift”
Doral Chenoweth III, a reporter for the Columbus Dispatch, says it was just another slow news day when he decided to post online his interview with a homeless man who wanted a job as a radio announcer. Little did he know, the video would go viral.
A Walk in His Shoes
Dr. Phil and Ted take a stroll down an alley as they reflect on Ted’s life on the streets. Learn how the former homeless man is now dealing with his newfound fame.
Digging Deeper into a Dark Past
As the interview progresses at The Dr. Phil House, Dr. Phil asks Ted the hard questions. Learn why the 53-year-old father of nine walked out on his family more than 20 years ago and why he was arrested multiple times.