Dr. Phil Review: Open Cheating Within A Marriage Doesn’t Solve Anything (7/28/14)

Last year, Dr. Phil featured the causes and impacts of having an affair while married and how this doesn’t solve anything. Instead, it just destroys families and causes unnecessary hurt, especially to children. Dr. Phil underscored this point using the case of Lisa and Rick. Abusive & Controlling Husband. Lisa has been married to Rick (photo in this recap) for 26 years. However, she claimed that Rick’s controlling and abusive ways forced her to seek solace from other men. Lisa claimed to have been the recipient of Rick’s verbal abuse and financial restrictions (e.g. house is in Rick’s name, she…

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Judge Mathis Recap: $1,353 for Kicking Process Server’s Car (7/28/14)

Judge Mathis awards Brian Turner $3,585 for Tyrone Wilson’s car loan. The judge then awards Megan Proctor $ 2,760 for child care, her ex-boyfriend Bobby Saile’s loan and harassment. Judge Mathis then awards Edwin Blama Sr. $1,353 for car damage caused by Frank Gaskin (photo). The judge dismisses Frank’s $1,500 countersuit for harassment. Judge Mathis then awards Lisa Duncan $3,200 for her daughter Ashley Davis’ loan. Car Brian Turner of Chicago, IL, claims that former friend Tyrone Wilson, also of Chicago, who wears a lacy suit, has a sex addiction, that he has sex in public places and even uploaded a…

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Hell’s Kitchen Season Finale Recap: Scott Season 12 Winner (7/24/14)

Scott is Hell’s Kitchen Season 12 Winner. He wins by a point over finalist Jason in 5 rounds composed of hot appetizers, cold appetizers, fish entrees, chicken entrees and beef entrees judged by 4 chefs and a restaurant owner. Scott & Jason then had dinner service at Hell’s Kitchen, with this season’s contestants assisting them. Scott becomes Head Chef of Gordon Ramsay Restaurant and Caesars Palace, with a salary of $250,000. For making it to the finals, Executive Chef Scott Commings, 36, of Woodstock, Illinois, & Sous Chef Jason Zepaitas, 31, of Chicago, Illinois, stay at a suite at Four Seasons Hotel. Chef Gordon Ramsay presents Scott &…

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Judge Judy Recap: $1,487 for Jailed Caterer’s Fee (7/24/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards Taylor Dodgin (photo) $1,487 for the return of her catering fee. She found out that her caterer Andrew Sample was in jail 5 hours before her wedding. The judge does not grant Taylor the difference between Andrew’s fee and Old Texas Brewing Company, the caterer that she eventually got for her wedding. Taylor points out that if she had known 3 weeks before the wedding that Andrew was in jail, she could have gotten a cheaper caterer. There was only 1 case today that we had not recapped before. Taylor Dodgin, 20, of Burleson, TX, sues…

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Dr. Phil Review: Drug Use During Pregnancy Tantamount To Abusing Child (7/24/14)

In January, Dr. Phil became actively involved in an attempt to save the life of an unborn child from a teen mom who actively smoked cigarettes, drank alcohol and took illegal drugs. The alarm was raised by the teen’s mother, Kristin, who described her daughter Sara (photo in this recap) as totally out of control. Troubled Teen. Sara’s drug addiction and drinking alcohol developed back when she was in middle school. She has admitted to using marijuana and street drugs even after she became pregnant. At the time she agreed to appear in the show, she was then 7 months…

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