Bobby says he wants nothing more than to peacefully co-parent with his ex-wife, Andrea, but he claims she’s a liar, a thief, and a sex-addict who exposes their 6-year-old son, Kayden, to her lifestyle.
He says not only is her bedroom a revolving door of men, she’s allowing her new boyfriend, Jordan, to meddle in his relationship with his son. Andrea, on the other hand, denies Bobby’s allegations and says Bobby is obsessed with ruining her life. She claims rather than focusing on co-parenting, Bobby harasses her, has slashed her tires, and sends photos she took with other men that he found in her iCloud to her boyfriend and others. Andrea’s new boyfriend, Jordan, calls Bobby a “deadbeat” father and claims he sends explicit and harassing messages to Andrea. Jordan says Bobby has done a background check on him, called his ex-wife fishing for information, and bad mouths him to Kayden.Read More
Dr. Phil is following up with some of his most talked about guests over the last 15 seasons.
They were two parents not only, literally, parenting while intoxicated, but also leaving their three daughters sick of their behavior. Did they both accept help? Plus, he was married to an accused madam allegedly running a million dollar escort agency that was claimed to cater to some of the most powerful men in New York City. Are they still married? And find out why he feels he owes Dr. Phil an apology?And, he was only 12 years old when his father shot and killed his own mother, and for the first time in over 30 years, he confronted his dad, along with Dr. Phil. It’s been six years since that emotional confrontation. Find out how this son and father are doing now. Plus, Mel is a former guest who called off her wedding because she did not want to sign a prenuptial agreement that her fiancé, Ian, presented to her just weeks before walking down the aisle. Dr. Phil offered Mel and Ian advice for the heart and for their health! Since December, Mel has used Dr. Phil’s book, The 20/20 Diet, to lose almost 50 pounds. She was helped along the way by physical trainer and nutritionist Robert Reames, who worked with Mel each week to lose 48 pounds … and counting!Read More
You’ve probably heard of Throwback Thursday or Flashback Friday, right? Today, Dr. Phil is catching up with some of his most talked about guests.
Do you remember the mom who drank 4 liters of Mountain Dew while wreaking havoc on her daughter and son-in-law? Or the airline pilot who spent a year in jail for a crime he said he didn’t do?
And how about the woman who thought she hit the love lottery when she met her husband only to discover his trail of lies? A follow-up show you won’t want to miss.
From a woman accused of murder to a father accused of sexual abuse, Dr. Phil is taking a look back at some of the show’s most memorable guests.
When Susie and her husband, Ray, appeared on the show, they said they were frustrated with Susie’s daughter, Adriana. The couple claimed since Adriana started dating her boyfriend, Matt, she had become mouthy, manipulative, and violent, and they claimed she had become a “drive by” mom to her young daughter. Susie, Adriana and Matt join Dr. Phil with an update. Hear why Adriana checked into two different rehab facilities, and find out if she is now raising her daughter. Then, hear a surprising update from a young father who faced allegations of molesting his 4-year-old daughter, but who claimed that the girl’s mother coached his daughter to lie. And, get an update on a mom who said she had to choose between her infant and the father of her baby. What did she decide? Plus, when Derica appeared on the show, she was struggling to stay sober for the sake of her unborn child. Derica, a former rodeo queen, had her face splashed all over the media after being accused of murdering her best friend. After the charges were dropped, she says she faced backlash on social media saying she got away with murder. Hear what has happened since Derica and her mom spoke with Dr. Phil. And more!
Rick says he is being harassed and stalked online by a man he has never met in person. Rick claims Lenard has posted hundreds of videos accusing him of being an online predator.
He says Lenard has also threatened to rape Rick’s 18-year-old daughter, terrorize his 14-year-old son, and blow Rick’s entire family into “hamburger meat.” His wife, Jennifer, says she fears for her family’s safety and is afraid they will have to move again. But Lenard says he is the “real” victim and Rick is a cyber stalker who has caused him to lose his job and become homeless. Who is the real victim?Read More
Julianne claims her daughter’s boyfriend, Leighton, has “lied his way through life” and is turning her beautiful daughter, Mariah, into a liar and a con artist.
She claims Leighton lied about being kidnapped, faked cancer and convinced a friend to give him $70,000 for a business that never opened. She claims he even created a crowdfunding page to raise money to treat his alleged cancer. Julianne also blames him for getting her daughter, Mariah, addicted to drugs. But Mariah says Leighton absolutely did not get her addicted to drugs — he just helped her because she has “bad veins.” Leighton and Mariah are pointing the finger at Julianne and claim she is the one who first introduced her daughter to marijuana. Leighton says Julianne is very controlling and manipulative and constantly tries to break them up because she despises him. In a tense in-studio showdown, Julianne faces off against Mariah and Leighton. Are Mariah and Leighton ready to get help? Why was hotel security called before the show, and what happened after Leighton and Mariah arrived at the studio before the taping?Read More
In this dramatic part two conclusion, tensions rise between Robin and Daniel, who both say they desperately want custody of their two daughters, 14-year-old Dani and 12-year-old Zoey, who say they have been torn between both parents for years. Robin has accused Daniel of “brainwashing and kidnapping” their daughters, which Daniel firmly denies. Daniel also reveals a heavy accusation against his ex-wife he feels justifies his actions — how will Robin react to his claims? What will happen to Dani and Zoey? Find out if this family says that they are ready to receive help and move forward, when we also meet Dani and Zoey.Read More
Robin claims her ex-husband, Daniel, kidnapped their two daughters and will not return them to her. But Daniel says that is absolutely untrue and that his goal is to protect his daughters! Robin claims Daniel “convinced” their daughters to leave home and meet him on the corner with nothing but the clothes on their back. Robin says she considers this brainwashing and kidnapping! Daniel says that the girls “ran away” and that he has been battling with his ex-wife in the courts for years to get his daughters back because he claims Robin has a problem with alcohol and constantly dates abusive men. Can Robin and Daniel come together and find a healthy way to co-parent?Read More
Kelly says she was 11 years old when her father began grooming her to be his “wife.”
Kelly claims her father made her iron his clothes, have food on the table when he got home from work, and even forced her into a sexual relationship with him for 12 years. Kelly claims she gave birth to two of his children and was brainwashed into believing it was “normal life.” Kelly’s mother, Christine, says she wondered whether Kelly was being abused by her father but says she eventually threw her hands up in the air and gave up trying to get custody of her because her ex was making it too difficult for her. Christine says she wants her daughter to “move on” with her life, which angers Kelly. Kelly’s best friend, Niquelle, says she noticed the odd relationship between Kelly and her father. When Kelly admitted she was being abused and that the father of her two children was her father, Niquelle immediately called the police, helping to put an end to Kelly’s 12-year ordeal.Read More
Brooke says she turned to God three years ago to help her get through tough times. But her husband, Jack, says his wife has gone to extremes with her new beliefs – he says she thinks God and Jesus speak to her and through her.
Jack says it’s causing problems in their marriage because he claims that when he challenges her about God, she becomes unrecognizable and full of rage — red-faced, bulging eyes, spitting and screaming at him. Brooke says all she wants is for Jack to treat her with dignity and respect and to really listen to her beliefs without question. Find out the haunting discovery Dr. Phil makes from Brooke’s past that may help Jack understand why Brooke has changed.Read More
Identical 16-year-old twins Taylor and Tricia both say they may only have a few months to live due to their deadly “identical” eating disorder. The twins say in order to continue to stay as thin as possible, they do everything identically the same, including counting the 12 crackers they allow themselves to eat. They say their need to look identical fuels their disease because neither wants to be known as the “fatter twin.” Their mother, Vicky, says she thought her daughters’ dire condition would unite her and the twins’ father, Robert, but says it has done the opposite. Robert says he blames Vicky in large part for their daughters’ eating disorder because he claims it was a result of Vicky having had an affair — which she denies — and “breaking up their marriage.” Robert says he’s embarrassed to be seen in public with the twins because they look like “toothpicks,” and admits he has called them both horrible names out of frustration. Can Dr. Phil get these two parents on the same page in order to save Tricia and Taylor’s lives? Plus, the man Vicky is accused of leaving her marriage for confronts Robert about the way he treats the twins. It’s an emotional Dr. Phil, you cannot miss.Read More
Dr. Phil continues his discussion with Kristine who claims her estranged husband, Jerry, is depleting their finances by sending money to “random” women he meets online.
Kristine says she believes the women Jerry has been talking to are not real. Today, Jerry will finally find out about who many of these women are. Hear from one of the women behind the pictures. What she has to say may be a surprise for both Kristine and Jerry. Does Jerry say he will continue his online relationships? What does Kristine say about staying with her estranged husband or leaving him once and for all?Read More
Kristine says she wants her estranged husband Jerry to stop sending money to “random” women he meets online.
She claims he is depleting their finances and that now they may lose their family home. Jerry claims Kristine is physically abusive and that she once put him in a chokehold when she found texts on his phone from another woman. Kristine says she feels she has done everything she can do to save her marriage and that after learning that Jerry has “blown all of his money” on women who she claims are catfishing and scamming him, she has completely lost her trust.Read More
Terese says her 32-year-old daughter, Kristen, is an alcoholic who drinks straight vodka hidden in water bottles and stays drunk for six to seven weeks straight.
Terese says her daughter has gotten five DUIs and has been found by police on different occasions, passed out on the street, lying unconscious in a mall parking lot, and passed out drunk outside her apartment. Kristen admits she has a problem with alcohol but says she drinks because she likes it and it makes her feel empowered. Is Kristen ready to get help? Find out what happens when it’s time for Kristen to finally sit down to talk to Dr. Phil.
Michael and Sharen Gravelle were convicted of child endangerment and abuse for their parenting tactics, including making their children sleep in cages.
Eighteen-year-old Simon says he was a survivor of the abuse. Dr. Phil producers track down one of Simon’s adopted siblings, a young girl named Abba, and surprise the two by reuniting them for the first time in 10 years. And, there are more shocking revelations when Simon and Abba are reunited with other people from their past, including the person who reported the abuse which then helped with their rescue!Read More
Twenty-six-year-old Stefanie says that ever since her mother, Cheryl’s, divorce 11 years ago, Cheryl has been absolutely obsessed with her and has turned Stefanie into her spouse in every sense, except intimately.
Stefanie says her mom demands daily phone calls and texts, has no sense of boundaries and has used her as a confidant ever since she was a child. Stefanie says she believes her mom is guilty of “emotional incest”! The troubles in their relationship came to a head when Stefanie began dating Michael, who claims Cheryl is less of a mother and more of a “smother” and has been hell-bent on destroying their relationship, all under the guise of being a devoted mom. Cheryl says ever since Michael came into the picture, Stefanie’s view of their relationship has been poisoned and her disrespect has been amped-up. Can Dr. Phil help bring some peace to this fierce family feud?Read More
Michelle says on her first dinner date with Tom, whom she met on a dating website in 2009, she introduced him to her five kids, and within a year she was pregnant with Tom’s baby.
Soon after that first date, they were married and six years and two kids later, Michelle and Tom are divorced with their young children stuck in the middle of a bitter custody dispute. Tom claims Michelle tried to hire someone to kill him and refuses to let him see or have any contact with his two sons whatsoever. Michelle denies trying to hire a hitman but admits she has kept their children from Tom because she claims he is a “dangerous narcissist” who believes he is “90 percent smarter than the rest of the human race” and has physically attacked her and their children – an accusation Tom denies. Dr. Phil introduces the couple to Dr. John Chirban, a member of the Dr. Phil advisory board who holds a doctorate with distinction from Harvard University and is the author of Collateral Damage: Guiding and Protecting Your Child Through the Minefield of Divorce, who offers his invaluable insight on this couple’s situation and talks about his key findings from his “Children and Divorce National Survey.”Read More
Bethany was recently released from a hospital after two months due to the effects of her IV heroin use.
From being in a medically induced coma for 10 days and placed on life support, to needing emergency open heart surgery and a pacemaker, she nearly lost her life. But despite nearly dying, Bethany says she is still using heroin multiple times a day but lies to her family and tells them that she is sober. That’s not the only dark secret Bethany is keeping from her family. How will her family react to Bethany’s new revelations and watching video of her using drugs? Plus, find out what leaves Bethany’s father in tears and almost unable to even speak to his youngest child?Read More
Kendall claims she was sold by her parents at birth to a powerful international sex trafficker. She says when she wasn’t locked in a cage with other kidnapped children, she was flown all over the world on private planes, being sold to wealthy and powerful men.
Kendall says as she grew older, she would often escort these rich and prominent clients to black tie affairs and high profile sporting events. From doctors and politicians to even law enforcement, Kendall says she was taught how to act and dress in order to never raise suspicion. For the first time since she says she left her life of sex trafficking three years ago, Kendall tells her story and explains why she is still petrified that the boss of this operation, whom she calls “the man who owns her,” will find her and bring her back.Read More
Dorothy says she moved her sister, Denise, and niece, Tanyadawn, away from the bad neighborhood where Tanyadawn grew up in order to fulfill her dying mother’s last wish.
Denise claims Tanyadawn has always been picked on by other girls because she is so pretty. Now, fighting has landed her daughter with a serious felony charge. Trying to break away from her negative upbringing, 17-year-old Tanyadawn struggles to find her way while juggling a newborn baby, school and criminal probation. Can Dr. Phil help the teen break the self-destructive patterns to which she has become accustomed?Read More