November 27, 2017
Tony is an aspiring rapper who says he’s on the verge of making it big. He says he has 10,000 subscribers on YouTube and many record labels are interested in signing him to a million-dollar contract.
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Tony says his career is so important to him that he gave up his daughters to pursue his dream. Four years ago, he left his 3- and 6-year-old at a friend’s house, who then turned the girls over to Child and Family Services. After a year in foster care, Tony’s aunt agreed to adopt the children.
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“When you dropped your daughters off at a friend’s house, what were you saying to yourself at that moment?” Dr. Phil asks Tony in the video above from Monday’s episode.
“I was saying I don’t care,” Tony says. “I care about the kids, but my career was more important.”