MasterChef Recap 8/11/14: Prawn Challenge Outs Ahran, Victoria

Judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Eliot & Joe Bastianich eliminate High School Student Ahran Cho of Palo Alto, Calif. & Bartender Victoria Scroggins of San Angelo, Texasfrom MasterChef. Stay-at-Home Dad Leslie Gilliams of Malibu, Calif. is the sole survivor of the pressure test, after losing team captain Aerial Dancer Courtney Lapresi of Philadelphia, Pa. had saved herself. The judges had saved Sales Representative Christian Green of New Orleans, La. For topping last week’s challenge, Courtney & Bakery Assistant Jaimee Vitolo of Queens, N. Y. are team captains. They pick each other’s team members. For winning last week’s challenge, Jaimee opens by choosing Leslie for Courtney’s team. Then Courtney chooses Petroleum Landman Cutter Brewer of Beaumont,…

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Judge Judy Recap: $1,900 for Credit Card Loan (8/11/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin dismisses Amber Walters & boyfriend Joe Russell(spelling?)’s suit against former roommate Will Wood for stealing and selling their property. Judge Judy also dismisses Will’s countersuit for rent & bills. The judge also dismisses Cristian Silva’s $5,000 suit for car damage against his brother-in-law Jose Corona (spelling?). Lastly, Judge Judy awards $1,900 to Michelle Lassiter-Vering (photo), for her former boyfriend Jeff Strasser’s loan. Stolen Property Will had kicked out his wife’s friends Amber & Joe for being drug addicts. Will then moved out, and his wife moved in. Will claims that he had left the property the way…

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Judge Mathis Recap: $1,000 Net for Loan, After Harassment (8/11/14)

Judge Mathis awards Marilyn “Porsha” Tirel (left, photo) $2,000 for Fauntessa Reid(right)’s loan and Fauntessa $1,000 for harassment. The judge then awards Lisa Dillon $1,439.45, for former boyfriend Dex Parkey’s bleaching her clothing & purses. Judge Mathis dismisses the part of her suit for property damage, & Dex’s countersuit for defamation. Lastly, the judge dismisses Wilton Cox’s $5,000 suit against his former parents-in-law Jack & Ann Holcomb, for stealing his property. Loan Porsha Tirel claims that she had a threesome with her former friend Fauntessa Reid and Reid’s husband. Ms. Reid alleges that Ms. Tirel is a drug addict-prostitute who…

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Dr. Phil Review: Differentiating Love From Enabling Self-Destructive Behavior (8/8/14)

Back in March, Dr. Phil focused on the case of 20-year old Lacey (photo in this recap) who worked in a strip club to support her drug addiction. Her mother, Dee, sought professional help in the show as she feared that Lacey’s self-destructive behavior is similar to the path she once took. Dr. Phil assessed the case, eventually noticing that Dee was part and parcel to Lacey’s downward spiral. Dee saw her actions as a natural recourse from a loving mother but Dr. Phil thought otherwise. Below are the highlights of their conversation. Happening All Over Again. Dee related an…

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Judge Mathis Recap 8/8/14: $2,281 for Child Support

Judge Mathis dismisses Larry Griffin(left, photo)’s $5,000 child support refund suit and awards Jaime Johnston (right) $2,281 for child support. The judge then awards David Dawkins $3,500 for his brother James Dawkins’ stealing David’s identity. Lastly, the judge awards Juwan Hawkins $3,200 for former friend Roy Edmondson’s smashing Juwan’s recording equipement. Judge Mathis dismisses Roy’s $1,200 counterclaim for lost wages. Paternity Larry Griffin of Cedar Heights sues his ex-girlfriend Jaime Johnston of Omaha, NE, for $5,000, for a refund on child support. He petitions the court for a paternity test. She countersues him for $2,281 for child support. Larry says that his…

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