Rose claims she acquired Foreign Accent Syndrome after experiencing a bump on the head and then suffering a stroke. Now she says that when she speaks, she sounds like a cross between Mary Poppins and Nicki Minaj. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Conflict so big it needs a Dr. Phil solution?
Rose’s mother, Michelle, says she doesn’t believe Rose has Foreign Accent Syndrome. WATCH Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘Do You Think Right Now, That Your Life Is Working?’
“One day she had on her social media, that she was practicing for a role of a girl with a British accent. A couple of weeks later, she says she fell, she hit her head – and now she’s talking like this,” she says.
In the video above, Dr. Phil explains the mechanics of Foreign Accent Syndrome and what causes it. He says he doesn’t think Rose is faking it. Does Michelle accept his explanation?
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