May 11, 2017
Crystal says she brought Ronnie and his 16-year-old son, Shawn, into her home when she found out they were practically homeless and that the teen might be placed in foster care. Ten months later, she claims Ronnie is obsessed with her and watches her every move and although she’s tried to kick him out numerous times, he won’t leave.
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“Ronnie’s obsession with me is definitely standing in the way of him having a relationship with his son,” Crystal says. “Shawn is struggling in school. He gets in trouble a lot. Ronnie doesn't spend very much time with Shawn and when he does, he's usually thinking of me.”
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Ronnie denies that he’s obsessed with Crystal but admits that he wasn’t always there for his child. “Shawn has told me that I am a piece of [expletive] and he calls me Ronnie, not dad,” Ronnie says. “Shawn has told me, ‘Dad, I’m jealous of the attention you give Crystal.’ I’ve told Shawn love will mess you up more than drugs.”
On Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear from Shawn and what he says he wants from his father. And, Dr. Phil tries to get to the bottom of Ronnie and Crystal’s relationship. Does she have feelings for him? Does he think his behavior has gone too far? Check here to see where you can watch.
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