Natalia claims she was a child when she came from Ukraine to the United States. After living with different families, she was eventually adopted by Kristine and Michael Barnett when she claims she was 6 years old. Natalia, who has a form of dwarfism, says that she was initially happy at the Barnett’s, but claims that after she had surgery, the relationship changed. 

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The Barnetts have claimed that Natalia is not a child and is actually an adult. They allege that they took Natalia to doctors who tested her bone density, and that those results, together with other physical signs of age, led them to conclude she was much older, so they went to court, and Natalia was declared 22 years old.

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“I guess it comes down to whether or not you are an evil psychopath demon child that’s come over here to murder everybody,” Dr. Phil says to Natalia during an exclusive interview airing Thursday.

See her response in the video above.
On Thursday, hear more of Natalia’s story as she speaks out for the first time. Check here to see where you can watch.