September 18, 2017
Jerry Sr. says that over the course of 15 years, he’s given his son, Jerry Jr., more than $3 million dollars, he says, to save Jerry Jr’s. life from an extreme addiction to heroin and crack. The father says the money has been used to pay credit cards, buy a home, put Jerry Jr. in rehab, purchase luxury vehicles that Jerry Jr. drives while high and to keep an attorney on retainer to get his son out of legal troubles.
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“Every penny I’ve given my son has been to keep him alive,” says Jerry Sr., adding that recently, he has even taken his son to get drugs. “I’m really all Jerry has at this point. If I hadn’t done what I’ve done for my son, he probably wouldn’t be here today. He’d probably be underground.”
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How far is Jerry Sr. willing to go to keep his son alive? And, is Jerry Jr. ready to get clean? Watch more on Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil. Check here to see where you can tune in.