20/20 Recap: Disability Fakers, Fortune Sellers, Celebrity Moochers (4/18/14)

20/20 Recap: Disability Fakers, Fortune Sellers, Celebrity Moochers (4/18/14)

Apr 18, 2014

20/20′s Moochers report is on people who fake disability, Fortune Sellers, celebrity relatives and a sex audit. We see videos and photos of people who have claimed disability, on Price is Right, ziplining (photo) and speeding. A fortune teller has asked for $1,000,000, for keeping the spirits away. Vincent Burroughs sues the IRS after Agent Dora Abrahamson coerces him to have sex for lower taxes. Oprah Winfrey’s stepmom, Shia LeBouf’s uncle, Sharon Osbourne’s brother and Kobe Bryant’s mom take advantage of celebrity. Disability To commemmorate Tax Week, 20/20 tells us about that tax dollars are being used to pay disability to…

Dateline NBC Recap 4/18/14: Michelle O'Connell's Brother Estranged with Family, Friends with Boyfriend Accused of Murder

Dateline NBC Recap 4/18/14: Michelle O’Connell’s Brother Estranged with Family, Friends with Boyfriend Accused of Murder

Apr 18, 2014

Dateline NBC’s 2nd hour is entitled “Two Shots Fired.” 3 medical examiners ruled Michelle’s death a suicide. Michelle’s boyfriend Jeremy Banks was cleared of her murder. After reviewing the case, Michelle’s brother Scott went from believing that Jeremy had shot Michelle, to accepting that Michelle had committed suicide. Michelle had sent text messages to her sister asking her to take care of Michelle’s daughter Alexis. Jeremy says that Michelle had told him something similar. Jeremy was outside in his motorcycle waiting for Michelle to pack up, to leave him, when he heard 2 gunshots. He called 911. Police found a…

Dateline NBC Recap: Jury's Weight Machine Recreation Nails Husband for Murder (4/18/14)

Dateline NBC Recap: Jury’s Weight Machine Recreation Nails Husband for Murder (4/18/14)

Apr 18, 2014

Dateline NBC‘s “Beauty and the Beast” report is on Scott Pattison, convicted of murdering wife Lisa Young Pattison. The jury had been split 7-5. A female juror had played Lisa in a crime scene recreation and got out of the weights machine safely. After another female juror had straddled her, “Lisa” could not free herself. Scott’s home security camera showed that he had lied about the time that he had been home. On the Fourth of July, police were called in to look into Lisa’s death. A detective talks with Scott in the ambulance bay: “I’m talking with Scott Pattison, uh,…

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Recap: Kristen Bell Goes Naked and Afraid (4/18/14)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Recap: Kristen Bell Goes Naked and Afraid (4/18/14)

Apr 18, 2014

Kristen Bell, Tony Hale and Needtobreathe guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Kristen Bell (middle, photo) takes Ellen‘s Naked and Afraid challenge and gets scared by a bear mascot (left). Kristen tells Ellen that the painting of husband Dax Shepard with Brad Pitt is above their bed. Ellen gives Tony Hale a Goofy outfit for his family Disney cruise. Kristen Bell  Kristen knew that Frozen was special when she did it. She loves how it is not the usual love story, that it is about believing in yourself. Kristen then shows us how her daughter Lincoln does the Jersey Turnpike. Kristen then…

Judge Judy Recap: $944 for Part of Security Deposit (4/18/14)

Judge Judy Recap: $944 for Part of Security Deposit (4/18/14)

Apr 18, 2014

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards a net of  $944 for Former Tenants Naomi (right, photo) and son Sam Lomsky’s security deposit counterclaim, after awarding $100 to Landlord Christine DeVartanian (left) for utilities. The judge awards $1,000 to Jessie Miller for the lease that her roommate/ex-girlfriend Brianna Giles had broken. Security Deposit Christine sues the Lomskys for $1,008 for home repairs. The Lomskys countersue her for $955 for part of their security deposit. The total security deposit is $1,500. Christine shows the judge before and after photos of the guest house. We see big nails that Sam had put in. Naomi is…

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Dr. Phil Recap 4/18/14: Face Marriage Concerns Legitimately

Dr. Phil Recap 4/18/14: Face Marriage Concerns Legitimately

Dr. Phil provides individual help to Ben, who uses illegitimate ways to address his legitimate concerns. He has had affairs with 15 women. Ben says that Kelly has gained 80 pounds since they got married. He only married Kelly because she threatened to take away their son. He sometimes works 22 hours a day and goes home to nothing, not even a hug. Ben says, “I don’t remember the date that we got married because I was not so into it! I was thinking to myself, ‘What the **** am I doing?” He feels that getting married is a waste….

Dr. Phil Recap: Unemployed Ali, 20, Steals, Not Sure If Raped, Wrecked Car 6 Times (4/17/14)

Dr. Phil Recap: Unemployed Ali, 20, Steals, Not Sure If Raped, Wrecked Car 6 Times (4/17/14)

Dr. Phil tells Elizabeth & husband Bob that Ali should have been parented 19 years ago. They’ve enabled her because a psychiatrist said that she has bipolar disorder. Dr. Phil points out to them that the number 1 duty of parents is to prepare their kids for life. Ali has pawned her mom’s $2,000 necklace for $15. She has wrecked the car 6 times, including once when it was totaled. Elizabeth and Elizabeth’s husband Bob say that Elizabeth’s daughter Ali is a moocher. Ali refuses to go to college or get a job. She says that she becomes critical of herself and…

Dr. Phil Recap 4/16/14: Son to Blame for Wife-Mom Conflict

Dr. Phil Recap 4/16/14: Son to Blame for Wife-Mom Conflict

Dr. Phil deals with a doting grandmother (photo) and lost libido. Ronnie Dunn performs “I Wish I Still Smoked Cigarettes”. Dr. Phil lays the blame on Todd, for complaining to his mom Pat about his wife Cara. Dr. Phil also tells Todd & Cara to let Pat spoil her grandkids. Sexologist Alessandra Rampola tells Lindsie and her husband Charles to touch more. Mother-in-Law Dr. Phil tells Cara, “Grandmothers spoil their grandkids. Mom, get over yourself.” Todd is “sick and tired” of being in the middle of wife Cara and his mom Pat. Cara says that Pat doesn’t respect boundaries and that her…

4.16.14 the chew

The Chew Recap: Sara Evans’ Encounter w/ Greek Chicken Comfort Food (4/16/14)

The Chew’s episode on the various ways of cooking chicken inspired by the spring season was made extra special by country superstar Sara Evans (photo in this recap with host Michael Symon). The singer delighted in the idea that comfort food varies across regions and Michael’s Greek-style grilled chicken was no exception. Sara, who prefers farm-style comfort food (having grown up in a farming community), had the impression that the yogurt-marinated dish was too fancy relative to what she’s been accustomed to. As much as it was news to Sara, this was news to me as well. Well, exposure to…