March 3, 2017
Brandon says he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a rock drummer. Struggling to make a name for himself, the 29-year-old says he blames his parents for his lack of success.
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“They had years to train me from nothing to something, and if I’m not something, wouldn’t it be their fault?” he asks.
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“How are they connected to your success or failure?” Dr. Phil asks in the video above.
“When I do something, whether it’s right or wrong, if it’s right in their eyes, they back me up. If they never wanted me to do it, whether it was morally right or wrong, they cut off support … They don’t want to talk to me,” Brandon says in the video above.
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“If they supported you unconditionally, then you would be successful?” Dr. Phil asks.
“Right. I really think so,” Brandon replies.
On Friday’s episode, Brandon’s mom reads what she calls “horrific” emails that her son sends her. And, hear why Brandon is on the run from the law. Check here to see where you can watch.
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