'I Don't Have Anything Else To Do, So I Spend Money,' Says 20-Year-Old Living Off Settlement Payout
When Reina was 10 years old, her family’s home caught fire, and she was trapped inside her bedroom. Her father was able to save her, but not before her body was covered in third-degree burns.
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Now 20, Reina says she’s living off of her $1.5 million insurance settlement and has “zero motivation.” She’s dropped out of college, parties and smokes marijuana.
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“I don’t have anything else to do, so I spend money,” says Reina, who admits to blowing her monthly installments on lip injections, eyelashes, purses, nights out and a purebred dog. She says when her cash has dried up, she calls her dad for more.
Hear more of her story in the video above. And, Dr. Phil and Robin share a personal story that will move you to tears.
On Wednesday’s episode, hear how Reina’s parents may be contributing to her behavior. And, when offered the chance to work at changing her life, will Reina accept? Check here to see where you can watch.
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