Alex’s family claims she had it all. Her mother Jane, and younger sisters, Victoria and Stephanie, say Alex was homecoming princess, a varsity cheerleader, and known as one of the prettiest, most popular girls in school.
But they claim those glory days have since faded because now, Alex captures her small town’s attention with mugshots and headlines reporting her numerous arrests, including an arrest for assaulting her sister with a butcher knife. Her family says Alex is a drug addict and her behavior knows no bounds. Alex says her family needs to stop harping on things that she insists are old news because she is dedicated to turning her life around.Read More
Christa says she wrote into the show because she’s been in a divorce battle with her husband, John, for two years, and their 16-year-old son is well aware of the chaos in the household.
Christa calls her soon-to-be ex a “pathological liar” and compares him to Ted Bundy. John calls Christa a “pill head” and “the devil.” Their son, Jake, says he prefers to play video games 24/7 to keep his mind from the family’s troubles. According to his parents, he’s currently refusing to go to school and band, went from honor roll to failing some classes, and is getting violent with his family. Christa confronts John about their opposing parenting styles and divorce drama in an attempt to secure a future for their teen before it’s too late.Read More
In Part 2 of this mother-daughter showdown, Susan and Taylor get new information that sheds even more light on the living conditions of Susan’s former home and the fallout for her young children. Susan says her daughter is a narcissist and needs to move on from the past.Read More
Dr. Phil often says, “People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing.” Taylor wrote into the show claiming that her mother and siblings were living in horrendous conditions which included filth, feces, garbage, bugs, fleas, dirty mattresses and empty pantries.
Taylor claims her mother is a “psychopathic liar,” an abuser, and has taken credit cards out in her daughter’s name. Susan says she and her daughter once had a relationship people were jealous of until, according to Susan, an inappropriate Instagram post a year-and-a-half ago started their relationship in a downward spiral. Taylor says she wrote into the show as her last hope for her younger siblings ages 12 and 14 still living under the same roof as her mother. Watch what happens when mother and daughter face-off for the first time in a month.
Chris says he has lived through 14 years of hell with his wife, Pepper, who he claims spies on him at work, chased him down the freeway at high speeds and even pulled out a gun and fired it into the floor during an argument.
But Pepper says her husband is not an innocent victim and is a big part of the problem in their marriage. Pepper claims Chris has threatened to kill her and even punched her in the face during an argument. She says Chris constantly threatens to divorce her, but she wants to save her marriage. What does Dr. Phil have to say to this couple? Plus, meet another couple, Cecil and Dr. Simone, from Bravo TV’s popular reality show, “Married to Medicine.” Last season, the couple was at a crossroads in their marriage. Are they still having a hard time with past resentments? Plus find out the 14-day program Dr. Phil has for the couple.Read More
Former radio host Charles says he will stop at nothing to save his marriage to Sally — but Sally is still married to another man.
Charles says Sally has left him 19 times throughout their 12-year relationship. However, this time he fears she’s dead serious. After a huge fight recently, Charles says his heart was so broken, he ended up in the back of an ambulance and was hospitalized. Charles claims that once his ‘celeb’ radio lifestyle and $1.5 million dollar inheritance dried up, so did Sally’s love. Sally says she’s done with Charles, and he needs to quit being a drama queen and move on because she has — so much so that Sally is already dating another man who meets Charles for the first time.Read More
Kristen claims her mother, Theresa, and her sister, Susie, are so “sick and twisted” that they have destroyed her relationships with the entire family and have brainwashed her daughter, Brittney, into hating her. Kristen claims her mom and sister even convinced Brittney to file a restraining order against her!
Susie and Theresa say the restraining order was necessary due to Kristen’s outrageous behavior. According to Susie, Kristen stalked her with night-vision goggles and told her ex-husband to kill Susie, their children, and then commit suicide, claims Kristen absolutely denies. Brittney says Susie and Theresa have not had any influence on her terrible relationship with her mother.Read More
An exclusive interview: A father speaks out after his teenage son is brutally assaulted and murdered. What could possibly have been the motive for this unthinkable crime?
Benjamin Eastman’s father describes how he took the case into his own hands and used social media to lead him to his missing son’s body. Shocking allegations are made, including that one of the alleged killers was the boy’s best friend.Read More
From the outside, Xavier and Melissa’s family of five once appeared to have it all: European vacations and a nice home, until it ended in divorce eight years ago.
Now, their two oldest sons, 23-year-old Jonas and 21-year-old Tristan, live with Xavier who claims the boys are entitled, violent, and combative pot smokers who can’t survive without their dad and mom’s help. Xavier says he’s frustrated and living a life of hypocrisy because he’s the author of a self-help book which promotes living a life with “greater success and happiness.” So why is this self-help author locked up in his bedroom all day and night armed with three baseball bats for protection? Dr. Phil finds out why he’s so afraid of his two sons.Read More
When Victoria was in high school, she was a popular cheerleader, band member, played softball, got straight A’s and seemed to have it all! But inside, she says she was battling to control a horrific rage.
Now, at age 19, Victoria says her temper has escalated to where she throws and break things at home — and she is even physically abusing her fiancé, Jeremy. But, Victoria claims it is Jeremy who has provoked her when she did such things as chipping his front tooth and hitting him in his eye leaving him with stitches. Jeremy says despite Victoria’s temper issues, he thinks she is the most beautiful girl in the entire world, and he is completely in love with her, even though she calls him names like “stupid,“ and “ugly.“ And, later in the show, Dr. Phil sits down with Jesse Palmer, host of DailyMailTV, to discuss the show’s return for Season 2 and their exclusive interview with Sarah Palin.Read More
Inside actress Natalie Wood’s final hours. What happened on the glamorous yacht “Splendour” the night the Hollywood superstar died?
Was her death an accident, or did something much more sinister occur? The boat captain who was there that night claims he witnessed a fight between Natalie and her handsome actor husband, Robert Wagner… and he believes she was murdered.Read More
The drowning of actress Natalie Wood in 1981 was one of Hollywood’s most shocking celebrity deaths.
Natalie was yachting with her husband, Robert Wagner, and actor Christopher Walken when she somehow ended up in the dark waters of the Pacific in the dead of night. The question of what really happened to the brown-eyed beauty that fateful night is a mystery that has spanned more than three decades. Now, her sister, Lana Wood, reveals why she believes her sister was murdered.Read More
Renee and Lee insist their 6-year-old granddaughter is not safe in the care of her parents, Chris and Jessica, because they are severe alcoholics.
Despite admitting their alcoholism, Chris and Jessica insist they are great parents, and claim Chris’ parents stole their daughter from them when they demanded Chris and Jessica sign over temporary guardianship of their little girl. Dr. Phil shows Renee and Lee shocking footage of what his cameras captured during Chris and Jessica’s home interviews. After seeing the footage, will Chris and Jessica still stand by their position that their drinking does not place their daughter in danger?Read More
The exclusive interview with the former model at the center of a dramatic murder-for-hire plot continues.
The undercover police sting video you have to see to believe; Tara Lambert laughs as she hands over cash and asks an undercover officer to put her rival Kellie Cooke through a wood chipper. Plus, Tara’s ex-husband, Brandon Lambert, speaks out for the first time.Read More
She’s been called a “Femme Fatale,” the “Model Murderer,” and a woman “dressed to kill.” The exclusive interview with the model convicted of hiring a hitman to kill her husband’s former flame.
How does a model turned suburban stepmom find herself setting up a murder-for-hire hit? Tara Lambert had no idea when she asked a hitman to kill Kellie Cooke that she was talking to an undercover officer. She’ll reveal why she said she wanted Kellie “disabled” and “put through a wood chipper.” Plus, hear from the intended victim, and the woman who Tara called to help her hire a hitman, but instead possibly saved Kellie’s life by going to police.
Carol claims her husband, Bob, calls her a cold-hearted gold-digger who blew through his $1 million settlement. Bob claims Carol has spent thousands of dollars a day on clothes, purses, cars, you name it … but he didn’t stop her. Why?
Well, he says he was too scared she would leave him. Carol admits she did file for divorce at one point and says she still has the papers saved on her computer ready to print if her husband does not change his hostile and explosive ways. Bob says she only stayed married to him for the million dollars and will leave him now that the money is gone. He turns to Dr. Phil for help to save his marriage.Read More
Chrysta says her fiancé, Bobby, is the most romantic, loving man she’s ever met. They’ve been engaged for four years and can’t wait to get married, but there’s one big problem: Chrysta claims Bobby’s 8-year-old son wants her dead.
She claims he’s tried to kill her two times, and says it’s tearing apart her relationship with Bobby. Chrysta’s mother, Connie, and grandmother, Rosalind, have been begging Chrysta to not marry Bobby anytime soon for the sake of Chrysta’s life and the lives of her own two children. Chrysta wants Dr. Phil to help her make the decision of whether or not she should marry Bobby or run as far away as she can from this situation.Read More
Debbie emailed Dr. Phil saying 22 years ago, she shot her husband four times during an argument and left him in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.
She says she lost custody of her two small children and was sent to prison. Debbie claims she was an abused woman and her husband continued to abuse her even after she was released from prison. Debbie claims he had her arrested at least 30 times, destroyed her mother’s grave, put dirt all over her driveway and had their son commit crimes against her, including poisoning the dog and busting her windows. Debbie says her son, DJ, ended up in the system and her daughter, Lace, was sent to her husband’s family. Debbie is close with her son and says she desperately wants a relationship with her daughter. But Lace doesn’t believe Debbie acted in self-defense and says her mother is ultimately responsible for her father’s death. Debbie maintains her innocence and claims all she did was defend herself. Can Debbie prove her innocence with a polygraph test?Read More
Rachel says her 15-year-old daughter, Gracie, is out of control. She says she refuses to go to school, is failing all her classes, has gotten into three physical fights and is constantly in trouble with the law.
Gracie has been arrested for battery, spent time in juvenile hall and is now facing felony charges. Rachel says Gracie spends all her time flaunting her body on social media and posting provocative photos. Gracie says she had 13,000 followers on social media until her account was shut down. Now, she says she is not taking provocative photos and posting them online. Is she telling the truth? Find out what Dr. Phil producers discovered when they did some digging.Read More
Sisters Hillary, Heather, and Holli claim their mother, Shelly, is a raging and violent alcoholic who once knocked Holli out with a picture frame and attempted to kick Heather in the stomach when she was 9 months pregnant.
Even worse, they say their father, John, is putting his life at risk every single day because they claim their mom regularly abuses him. They claim their mom pushes, hits and chokes their dad, and once, even threw a hammer at him. They claim their mom regularly threatens to kill their father and leaves death threats in voicemails. Shelly completely denies she is abusive to anyone in the family and says her family is to blame for her drinking. In fact, Shelly claims she’s the real victim in all of this and that her husband is actually abusing her and supplying her with alcohol. Shelly’s daughters say that is just another one of the many lies their mother tells so she can keep on drinking. Will Shelly take responsibility for her drinking? Is John abusing her and supplying her with alcohol? Find out!Read More