Ivey says that for the last two years, she’s been escorting.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: At your final breaking point?
“I got into escorting because I realized how much money I could make and how easy I could make it,” says the 21-year-old who claims she can make up to $1,000 a day and $7,000 during a good week. “I place ads on the internet, and we’ll get together, and we’ll just chitchat for a little while, just hang out. The people that I meet, they’re regular people, just like me.”
The young woman is also mom to a 4-year-old boy whom her mom, Faith, is currently taking care of. “He means everything to me,” Ivey says.WATCH: Woman Says She’s Desperate For Daughter To End Dangerous Profession And Stop Being A ‘Deadbeat’ Mom
“I am a good girl at heart,” Ivey continues. “Just because I do what I do, I don’t feel like that defines me. I feel like if you want to judge me, what I have to say to you is, don’t knock it 'till you try it.”
So why does Faith say she’s so concerned for her daughter? See what happens when the two face each other on Dr. Phil’s stage in the video above. And on Wednesday
, see how parental legacy may be contributing to Ivey’s behavior. Check here
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