Ukrainian Orphan Responds To Accusations That She Went Into Adoptive Parents Room With Knife While They Slept
Natalia says that she was 6 years old when she was adopted by Kristine and Michael Barnett, after arriving in the United States from Ukraine and living with a few different families. She says she felt that she had found the “right family.” However, Natalia, who has a form of dwarfism, claims that after a surgery, her relationship with the Barnetts started to change.
Michael and Kristine claim Natalia tried to poison their coffee, told them she wanted to kill their other children, and stood over their bed with a knife in her hand as they slept.
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In the video above, from an exclusive interview with Dr. Phil airing Thursday, Natalia speaks out for the first time and addresses these accusations against her. Did she ever make a plan to stab or harm the family?
And on Thursday, Natalia recalls what happened when she claims she was abandoned by the Barnetts at almost 9 years old. Check here to see where you can watch.