January 24, 2017
Marcedes says for the last seven years, she has been leading a double life that she kept secret from her family and friends. She recently revealed on social media that although she presents herself as leading the “picture-perfect life” with a loving husband and two young children, she is an escort and estimates she sleeps with up to 200 men a month for money, making up to $7,000 a week.
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When her husband, Andrew, learned of her behavior – and that he is not the biological father of their youngest child -- he says he gave Marcedes a chance to be a mother to their children. But, he says he kicked her out of their home when she “broke the rules,” and he now wants full custody.
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Marcedes’ sister and her good friend also say she is a compulsive liar and desperately needs help.
In the video above, Dr. Phil confronts Marcedes about her behavior, including drinking a bottle of vodka a day and being broke and homeless.
“If I had anything that I could manage, I would have managed my life,” she says. Turning to Andrew, she says, “I’m not a bad mom. My kids love me and I love them.”
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Dr. Phil offers her advice. “Mother is both a noun and a verb,” he tells her. “You are a mother but you are not mothering at this point because you can’t give what you don’t have.”
This episode of Dr. Phil airs Tuesday. Watch more here.
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