July 14, 2010
In the age of Twitter, Facebook and countless reality shows, it’s no surprise that many people require an audience for even the most mundane aspects of their lives. But when does this attention-seeking behavior go too far?
Playing with Fire?
Stunt parents Jim and Celia say they lit themselves and their kids on fire to get noticed for a reality show. Jim says that being on the program will bring his family closer together. What does Dr. Phil think?
The Price of Fame
Sarah says she was fresh out of college when she was selected for the reality show Joe Millionaire, but the experience was more than she bargained for. She says she was labeled as a gold digger, and it’s taken her years to get over the backlash.
Desperately Seeking the Spotlight
Diamond says she went to great lengths to get noticed by Oprah, and Bridgetta says she’ll do anything to get attention ” even killing animals and diving in a pool naked!
Tricks of the Trade
Sheila owns The Conlin Company, a firm responsible for casting shows such as Hell’s Kitchen, The Swan and Nanny 911. Dr. Phil cameras spend the day with the industry insider as she reveals some of her trade secrets.
Brittany, a college student, says she’s addicted to Facebook. She says she’s constantly updating her page to let everyone know what she’s doing.