Stephanie, a struggling country pop singer, says she wants a postnuptial agreement with her husband, Rob, whom she claims has put them in thousands of dollars of debt by controlling their money.
Stephanie claims Rob has made financial mistakes and that he struggles to run a business without her. Stephanie wants 40% of Rob’s landscaping company, because she says she has had major creative input – including coming up with the company’s jingle, “Sod-Busters!” Rob, on the other hand, claims Stephanie loves to spend money on lavish shopping sprees, but has never helped them make much money – and says if they were to create a postnup, he would never agree to give her any part of his business – he says he grew it from the ground up. Rob admits that Stephanie is a talented singer, but says she hasn’t worked on her career lately. Estate Management Attorney, Ann Margaret Carrozza offers advice to Stephanie and Rob on how to make a postnuptial agreement that will work for them. Will a postnup help save their marriage? Dr. Phil weighs in with financial and marital advice for this couple.Read More
Jackie and Darin say their 17-year-old son, Bo, is out of control. He’s currently facing two felony DUI charges — one for allegedly running someone over and another for allegedly wrecking his car after blacking out because of huffing air duster.
Is there a reason for Bo’s behavior? And, with his 18th birthday and court coming up, can Dr. Phil get through to him in time? Plus, Jackie, Darin and Bo come face to face with another guest, Janelle – who knows all too well what it’s like to live with loss after one reckless and selfish act.Read More
Krysti says she thinks her sister-in-law Ashleigh is a melodramatic, lying, attention-seeking, manipulative, drug addict.
She says she just can’t understand why her mother-in-law, Kristin, and her husband, Jacob, can’t see the lies, so she wants them to make a decision: pick her or Ashleigh. But, Jacob says he wishes his wife would just drop her ultimatum so they can live in peace. Can Dr. Phil help them make a decision.Read More
From the outside, 74-year-old Sonia looks like a sweet little lady, but her daughters, Christina and Ginny, say what comes out of her mouth is mean and offensive.
They claim she spews racial slurs, gets in fights with neighbors and even insults the police. Ginny says she stopped talking to her mother two years ago, and Christina says she won’t allow Sonia to visit her 11-year-old grandson for fear of putting him in danger. Dr. Phil works to get to the bottom of what her daughters call Sonia’s “meanness.” What does she say happened to her to make her so angry? And, Dr. Phil asks Ginny and Christina if they can acknowledge Sonia’s history so the family can reconcile instead of being estranged.Read More
Christe and her mother, Marilyn, both wrote to Dr. Phil: Christe claiming her 43-year-old brother Ryan is being “enabled” by Marilyn and their father, Joey, while Marilyn said Christe has severed communication with her because of her “jealous and judgmental” attitude toward Ryan.
Ryan, who currently lives with Joey and admits he has no steady job, smokes marijuana and is driven to a methadone clinic regularly by Marilyn or Joey, claims Christe is “psycho” and a “pathological liar” who wants to sabotage his recovery. Can Dr. Phil get to the heart of this family’s estrangement?Read More
Marcia is worried because her 19-year old daughter, Cheyenne, is living in a motel with a pimp and a prostitute, who she believes have taken her under their wing. But Cheyenne says if it weren’t for Chris and Brooke, she would have been homeless after her mom kicked her out for the fourth time. Chris says he isn’t a pimp and Brooke and Cheyenne aren’t prostitutes. So why are men paying $200 an hour for a “special massage?” Dr. Phil gives his opinion about where they are headed.Read More
Todd Herzog was just 22 when he won Survivor: China in 2007, and his family says he was on top of the world with his million-dollar winnings and newfound fame.
But in 2013, he hit rock bottom when he was drinking a half gallon of vodka every day and his blood alcohol levels were so high doctors say he should have died. Todd has appeared on the show multiple times and had multiple failed attempts at sobriety. It’s been two years since Dr. Phil’s last visit with Todd. Now, he’s back fighting for his life.Read More
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Mark, a respected doctor who says he met a woman named “Kelly Smith” on an online dating site and then sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to Nigeria, Dubai and Malaysia to get two metal boxes containing $3.5 million in cash and $3 million in jewelry and diamonds.
Mark says he was promised six different times that the boxes were on the way, but it has been six years and the boxes still have not arrived. Where are these elusive boxes? Find out what happens when Dr. Phil conducts a global investigation to track down leads in the United States and overseas, and see what was discovered at the address that Mark gave for “Kelly” in Nigeria!Read More
Mark is a respected doctor and father who says he joined an online dating site after his divorce, where he met a woman named “Kelly Smith.”
Three days after talking online, Mark says “Kelly” told him that her father passed away and left her $3.5 million in cash and $3 million in diamonds and jewelry. She supposedly put her inheritance into two boxes and asked Mark to help her get the boxes from Nigeria to the U.S. Mark says he sold some property, took money from his clinic and stopped paying his taxes so he could send hundreds of thousands of dollars overseas to cover customs fees to get the boxes to the U.S. He even recruited his client and friend Cyndy to help him wire money after he was banned by money transfer services. Cyndy and other friends claim Mark has sent more money than he has admitted and are convinced that Mark is being scammed, and want him to stop sending money. But Mark says he is convinced that “Kelly” is real. How much money has Mark really wired overseas for these boxes?Read More
Amanda’s parents, Justine and Jim, were convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting and exploiting their daughter.
Amanda says after her physical nightmare ended, her life spiraled out of control. She says she became a runaway, started having sex with random men, began abusing alcohol and drugs, and created an alter ego named “Nicole”. Jim admits he was the mastermind behind the sexual abuse of his daughter, but says sex with his daughter was mechanical and after the first time he felt no guilt.
This program contains strong sexual content. Viewer discretion is advised.Read More
Amanda says she was forced to have sex with both of her parents Justine and Jim, from age 11 until she was 13.
Amanda says her parents would give her alcohol to make her “comfortable,” take provocative pictures of her and videotaped their sexual encounters with the plan to sell them on the Internet. Justine spent 15 years in prison for her crimes. She admits she not only had sex with her daughter, but she coached her during sex acts because she claims her ex-husband forced her to partake in the sexual abuse and exploitation of their daughter. Jim says Justine is a liar who is just trying to play the victim and says she was there and willing every step of the way.
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It was a story that made shocking headlines. A handsome husband plunged to his death after police say a push from his beautiful new bride during an argument caused him to fall from the 25th floor window of their apartment building.
Amber Hilberling, who was 19 and pregnant at the time of her husband’s death, was convicted of second degree murder despite her insistence that her husband, Josh’s, fall was an accident. Amber spoke to the “Dr. Phil” show from behind bars and proclaimed her innocence. Now, in a shocking end to her story that no one saw coming, Amber was found dead in her prison cell. The Medical Examiner has ruled her death a suicide, but Amber’s parents are not convinced their daughter took her own life. What do they think happened to her? They speak out in an exclusive interview.Read More
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Sharon and Samantha. Sharon, who says she hadn’t seen her daughter, Niki, in over a year, says she “knew” that she was addicted to heroin, homeless and possibly pregnant.
Yesterday, Sharon found out the hard truth: Niki is 8 months pregnant and says she is shooting up heroin 5-6 times a day. Today, see what else they find out about. Plus, hear from Niki and her boyfriend. What do they have to say about their lifestyle?Read More
Sharon says her daughter Niki used to be a straight A student and captain of the cheerleading squad. So how did she go from a shining star and a freshman at Wake Forrest University to living in a van and shooting up drugs every day?
Sharon and her daughter Samantha, Niki’s sister, say they are desperate for Dr. Phil’s help. How will they react when they watch intense video of what Niki’s daily life is like?Read More
Cindy admits she still loves her husband, Trever, despite their 16-year marriage being full of screaming, fights, calls to the police, bruises and a broken nose!
Trever says Cindy loves to play the “martyr,” and is badgering, controlling and pushing his buttons by constantly snooping through his things, which he claims has caused many of their altercations. Cindy also claims she’s not the only victim of Trever’s “monster-like” behavior… so are their kids, including their oldest son, Joe, who she says has demonstrated violence after years of watching Trever. Hear about a violent incident that happened between Trever and Joe a day before the show that resulted in hotel security being called! Does Cindy and Trever’s marriage have any hope? What will Dr. Phil recommend for this family to heal?Read More
Vicki accuses her daughter Shawna of abusing her granddaughter, after she says she found 15 bruises on her and witnessing Shawna tell her she is “worthless” and “stupid.”
Shawna admits to having “smack[ed] the crap” out of her daughter and telling her she was the biggest mistake of her life, but claims it was discipline. Shawna’s husband, James, says he generally agrees with his wife’s discipline and says it’s their daughter who is out of cRead More
Two years ago, 19-year-old Abby Honold was brutally raped by Daniel Drill-Mellum, a fraternity brother Abby met through mutual friends at a football tailgate party.
A nurse who examined Abby said that the injuries were the worst she’d seen sustained during a sexual assault. Daniel was arrested, but he maintained that the sex was consensual. Hear Abby tell how a phone call between Abby and Daniel’s friends made it appear she was saying the rape didn’t occur, and led to the charges against Daniel being dropped. Abby, her lawyer and Kevin Randolph, a veteran of the University of Minnesota’s police department who re-opened the case, give details about how Abby was finally given justiceRead More
Two-and-a-half years ago, tragedy struck when Alyssa’s husband, Nick, suffered massive head trauma during an accident at a fundraiser – ultimately passing away.
Alyssa and her family won a $3 million settlement for his wrongful death and are set to start collecting, but Alyssa’s family and friends claim since her husband’s accident, she has spun out of control — drinking, partying and spending excessively. Does Alyssa say she thinks she has a problem? You won’t want to miss what happens during her ride to the show, and her unusual behavior with staff – including a Dr. Phil show first!Read More
Haley is adamant that she’s pregnant and about to give birth to Jesus, the Son of God.
She says she even wants to have an ultrasound to prove to everyone that her baby is real. But her mom, sister and doctors say she’s lying. Dr. Travis Stork, host of The Doctors, reveals the results of Haley’s ultrasound. Is she really pregnant and about to give birth in two weeks? How will Haley handle the truth if she isn’t pregnant? You won’t want to miss the ultrasound results and this family’s reaction.Read More
Kristi claims her daughter Haley has always been a compulsive liar. She says some of the lies Haley has told are that she was a contestant on American Idol, that the rapper Eminem is her father and that she’s been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.
Now, Haley is telling everyone she’s 9 months pregnant, which her sister, Adrianna, her mother, Kristi, and numerous doctors and clinics say isn’t’ true. Is Haley delusional, or is something else going on?Read More