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Dr. Phil Denies Paying for Jodi Arias's Family's Stay During Trial | Jodi Arias, Phil McGraw

UpdatePosted 04/07/2013 12:20PM

Dr. Phil: I'm Not Paying for Jodi Arias's Family During Her Trial

Originally posted 04/07/2013 10:50AM

Dr. Phil McGraw wants to make one thing perfectly clear – he's not paying for Jodi Arias's family's housing during her trial.

"Rumors that we're paying for Arias family house etc... are absolutely untrue," he Tweeted on Saturday night.

"I've never met the Arias family, and neither I, nor my ... production company – has paid or promised them anything. Robin and I are praying for the Alexander family," the message reads in full.

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Casey Anthony's Parents Defend Themselves in First Interview

Casey Anthony's Parents Defend Themselves in First Interview

Originally posted 09/12/2011 09:30AM

Two months after their daughter was acquitted of murdering their granddaughter, Casey Anthony's parents, George and Cindy Anthony, have broken their silence and granted an interview to Dr. Phil McGraw, who confronts them about certain aspects of the case.

In excerpts that aired Monday on NBC's Today show, McGraw asks Cindy about her distraught MySpace message that began "My Caylee is missing," which she posted on July 3, some 12 days before 2-year-old Caylee Anthony was reported missing. Did Cindy know Caylee had vanished?

"Caylee was missing in my heart that day. She wasn't missing physically. I thought I knew where she was at," Cindy says. "I wanted Casey to know how much she was hurting me. And I thought she was purposely keeping Caylee away from me."

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Alaska Mom Convicted of Child Abuse for Dr. Phil Video

Alaska Mom Convicted of Child Abuse for Hot Sauce Punishment

Originally posted 08/24/2011 09:30AM

An Alaska mother who disciplined her 7-year-old for misbehaving in school by pouring hot sauce down his throat and then giving him a cold shower – all the time videotaping what she was doing so she could be considered for an appearance on Dr. Phil – was found guilty of one misdemeanor count of child abuse by an Anchorage jury on Tuesday.

Standing when her verdict was read, Jessica Beagley, 36, then quickly left the courtroom with her husband Gary, an Anchorage police officer, reports the Anchorage Daily News. In their haste to exit, the two did not respond to reporters' questions.

Anchorage prosecutors said the videotape of the crying young Kristoff, whom the Beagleys adopted from Russia with his twin brother in 2008, was filmed by the couple's 10-year-old daughter. The Beagleys have six children.

Prosecutor Cynthia Franklin praised the verdict, saying jurors "followed the law and they concluded that it is child abuse to hurt your child as an audition for a television show."

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Casey Anthony's Parents to Give Their First TV Interview

George and Cindy Anthony Will Appear on Dr. Phil

Originally posted 08/16/2011 12:30PM

George and Cindy Anthony are about to break their silence.

Casey Anthony's parents will appear on the season premiere of The Dr. Phil Show on Sept. 12 – and the tough TV psychologist says he's not pulling any punches.

"Cindy and George have suffered a horrific loss with the untimely death of their granddaughter Caylee, and they have since endured an unprecedented public attack on their family," says Dr. Phil in a statement. "Have these attacks been warranted, or not? I looked them straight in the eye and asked some very tough questions. Nothing is off limits during this interview."

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Dr. Phil to Be a Grandfather – Again!

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Dr. Phil to Be a Grandfather – Again!



Originally posted 04/03/2011 12:30PM

Dr. Phil is getting one special birthday present.

His TV producer son Jay McGraw and wife Erica are expecting their second child. The two are already parents to daughter Avery Elizabeth, 1.

Erica, who, along with her sisters Nicole and Jaclyn, is known as a "Dahm triplet," and Jay, 31, executive producer of The Doctors, made the announcement officially on television's Dr. Phil show.

"Robin and I are thrilled Jay and Erica are expecting again," Dr Phil tells PEOPLE, "and the due date is my birthday – Sep. 1. Avery has been getting us into tiptop babysitting shape."

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Dr. Phil Helps Police Nab Bigamist | Phil McGraw

Dr. Phil Helps Police Nab Bigamist

Originally posted 12/14/2005 08:00AM

A Charlotte, N.C., man wanted on a bigamy charge was arrested after a woman watching Monday's episode of the Dr. Phil show about the case saw two pictures of the man – and recognized her sister's boyfriend of the past eight months.

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President Bush Gets Cozy with Dr. Phil

President Bush Gets Cozy with Dr. Phil

Originally posted 09/29/2004 03:25PM

Dr. Phil McGraw, accompanied by his wife Robin, sat down with President and Laura Bush in the living room of the first couple's Crawford, Texas, ranch for Wednesday's installment of the Dr. Phil daytime TV show.

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Mental Health Activist Sues Dr. Phil Show | Phil McGraw

Mental Health Activist Sues Dr. Phil Show

Originally posted 08/06/2004 08:00AM

SUED: The Dr. Phil talk show is being sued by Neal David Sutz, an Arizona mental health activist who claims that in 2003 the program violated the Americans with Disabilities Act in its treatment of him by telling him he could not speak to Dr. Phil on the show, the Associated Press reports. Sutz and other prospective audience members were asked to sign a waiver attesting that they didn't suffer a mental illness and weren't under psychiatric care, according to the suit. Sutz, who's been treated for bipolar disorder, informed a show representative of his condition and was told he could watch but not talk. McGraw's camp has declined comment on the suit.

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Dr. Phil Under Fire for 'Entertaining' | Phil McGraw

Dr. Phil Under Fire for 'Entertaining'

Originally posted 06/02/2004 03:00PM

Howard Stern isn't the only one who's facing problems with the Federal Communications Commission.

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