Dr. Phil Review: Hopeful Parents Lured To An Adoption Scam (8/20/14)

Last March, Dr. Phil illustrated how childless couples can be easily duped by deceitful entities when they resort to online adoption services, especially of the informal type. The case of Max and Monica was used as an example to prove that catfishing can also apply outside the realm of people looking for relationships in the virtual world. Max and Monica were promised twins by Danette (photo in this recap), a woman whom they met via Craigslist. Problem is, Danette was never pregnant to start with. Here’s how the twisted story developed. Hopeful Parents. Max and Monica could not have children…

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America’s Got Talent Recap: Who Dazzled In Last Leg Of Quarterfinals Performances? (8/19/14)

The final 12 quarterfinalists of America’s Got Talent are performing tonight , all hoping to be part of the last available five spots in the semi-finals. After last week’s stellar performances, will this group be able to raise the standards and excitement now that the judges’ expectations have risen to a new level? When Bad Boys of Ballet (1-866-602-4801) auditioned for this season, they were hands-down phenomenal. Tonight, however, they appeared less glitzy and out of the box. It may be that the members didn’t have enough time putting their choreography together or that they’re now being compared to other…

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Food Fighters Recap: Diner Master Bows To Seattle Mom (8/19/14)

Tonight, Food Fighters looked up to a home cook mother from the land of Frasier Crane. Seattle’s own Cortney Anderson-Sanford (photo in this recap) implemented recipes handed down by her grandmother and mother and hoped to rock the foodie judges. In probably one of her best kitchen triumphs, this home cook forced diner master Sarah Simington to bow to her culinary magic. Was she able to do the same with the rest of her professional competitors? Read on for our recap. Despite cooking in a professional kitchen for the first time, Cortney was a genius in her dish choices, cooking…

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Dr. Phil Review: “Brotherhood” Re-defined in Deadly Gangs (8/19/14)

Back in February this year, Dr. Phil raised the issues related to young men involved in deadly gangs. He addressed the case of 16-year old Bill (photo in this review) who admitted that being a part of his gang gave him a certain feeling of power and a kind of loyalty that was stronger than what he had for his family. Bill’s biological parents and step-mother wanted him to turn his life around and hoped to achieve it with Dr. Phil’s professional intervention. Fraternity Amidst Violence. Bill was once an honor student but everything changed after he became a full…

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Dr. Phil Review: The Age Gap Issue In A Relationship (8/18/14)

It’s not uncommon to hear and see people agree that when it comes to love, age really is no issue. However, there are extreme cases and one of them was featured by Dr. Phil back in December. The case concerns a relationship with a 26-year age gap between 50-year old Dean and 24-year old Ashley (her photo in this recap). The two have been together for almost four years but most was highlighted by altercations and physical abuse. This, despite sharing a child who practically experienced neglect as the couple were too immersed in their own issues. A Relationship of…

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