Judge Mathis Recap: $5,000 for Son’s Loan (8/13/14)

Judge Mathis awards Micah Bailey (photo) $5,000 for his son Byron Bailey’s loan. The judge also awards Lynette Hylkema $1,030 for former fiance Richard Crow’s loans & for the value of an engagement ring. Lastly, Judge Mathis awards Nikita Haywood $2,233 for sister Egypt Smith’s trip loan & property damages. Egypt claims that the trip was a gift, and that she might have tipped over chairs when she left Nikita’s apartment. Son’s Loan Micah Bailey of San Jose, CA, says that after abusing drugs for the 1st 9 years of Byron‘s life, he beat up his wife, went to jail then turned his life…

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Dr. Phil Review: Another Young Marriage Collapses (8/13/14)

Last March, Dr. Phil addressed the issue of a couple who, within two years of their marriage, have come to agree on just one point: that each was hurting the other on a physically and emotionally abusive level. Judging on their versions of events, it appears that their partnership was a living nightmare for both. With the case of Eric and Melissa (the couple in contention), it was difficult to ascertain the accusations they hurled against each other as the latter eventually avoided any chance to appear in the show to face her estranged husband. It was left to Eric…

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20/20 Special Edition Recap: Robin Williams’ Julliard Teachers Didn’t Think He Would Make It as an Actor (8/12/14)

In 20/20 Special Edition’s “The Life and Times of Robin Williams” report, we learn that Robin Williams based his Birdcage character on the Julliard teachers who didn’t think he would make it. It seems that Robin, 63, hanged himself yesterday at home and was pronounced dead at 12:02 am. He was battling depression and had checked himself into rehab last month. His 2 divorces cost him $30 million and his The Crazy Ones sitcom was cancelled after only one season. He had openly talked about suicide, telling Diane Sawyer that he had stood on a precipice and had heard a voice…

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America’s Got Talent Recap: “Ghost” Electrocutes, Scorches Mel B. (8/12/14)

If you’ve been following America’s Got Talent since the auditions started for this season, you definitely know who Mike Super is (his photo appears in this recap). He’s the self-proclaimed magician/ mystifier who taps into the energies of his childhood imaginary friend, Desmond. Mike’s friend is his version of Casper the Friendly ghost and tonight, he made sure that Mel B. better be a believer as he tased, seared and tapped Scary Spice without touching her. Read on for details of Mike’s routine and the rest of the 11 performers who appeared tonight. Overall, this was the best quarterfinals to…

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Food Fighters Recap: IT Manager Crushes Cake Master In Eggs Benedict Challenge (8/12/14)

Food Fighters featured its very first male home cook tonight, blogger and IT manager Nick Evans (photo in this recap) from Denver, Colorado. Nick’s experience in the show relatively had more suspense to the episodes that came before this as he suffered to losses on a row before getting his groove on. Below are the highlights his journey in the show. Nick’s first upset came from his Chorizo Tacos which the foodie judges felt was less spectacular relative to cowboy chef Kent Rollins (yes, it was the same guy who beat last week’s home cook in the same round). Rollins had…

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