MasterChef Recap: Christine’s Red Team Wins Diner Challenge; Dan Out (7/14/14)

Dan is off MasterChef after making what Gordon Ramsay thinks is a biscuit-like Red Velvet Cake. Almost eliminated was Cutter, for his too-sweet version. Dan & Cutter were in Willie’s Blue Team, which lost to the Red Team in the Dinah Restaurant Challenge, 87-82. Diners had given out MasterChef dollar tips if they were happy with their meal. 8 Blue diners had walked out after waiting too long for their orders. The 14 remaining home cooks work in Dinah’s Restaurant, one of the famous diners in California, which serves 1,000 customers a day. Judge Gordon Ramsay announces that the team captains are Investment Director Christine Silverstein of…

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Dr. Phil Review: Is A Marriage Based On Mistrust Repairable? (7/11/14)

In February, Dr. Phil addressed a case of a couple so mistrusting of each that their 2-year old marriage is on the verge of a divorce. Francesca and Hawk incessantly accused each other, hoping to convince Dr. Phil that one is on the high road. Amidst all these, their 10-month old son was caught in between their feud. Husband Believing He’s Abused Hawk (photo in this recap) filed for divorce as he believed that he was a victim of an abusive wife. He accused Francesca to be violent, alienated him from the baby, a liar with a promiscuous past, jealous…

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Dr. Phil Review: Battling Exes Raise Risk Of Children Caught In Crossfire (7/10/13)

Back in April, Dr. Phil addressed the case of divorced couple Candace and Miguel to put an end to a dispute that had their special-needs daughter caught in crossfire. Each clearly had issues against each other yet the person suffering the most was Ellie, the child who has not seen her father in a long period of time. How does one resolve issues when one is upset while the other is simply frustrated at non-stop allegations? Candace’s Allegations Candace came to the show ready to wage war. For the most part, she was clearly upset at the fact that Miguel…

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Dr. Phil Review: Addressing A Child’s Incessant Tendency To Lie (7/9/14)

In January, Dr. Phil addressed the case of a young woman accused of constantly lying to get through with her life. Heather (photo in this recap), the mother of 19-year old Nicki, felt that her daughter’s lies are means of getting back at her. Dr. Phil quizzed Heather and Nicki as to how the child’s behavior has materialized since he believed that lying as a strategy in life predicts how one behaves in the future. If parents are faced with this kind of conduct, how should they address it? Heather’s Dilemma Heather was frustrated at her daughter and her history…

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Judge Mathis Recap 7/9/14: $160 Suit for Cell Phone Bill, Termination Fee Dismissed

Judge Mathis awards Deshario Purnell $5,000 for car damage caused by former friend Kellen Bailey’s grabbing the wheel while Deshario was driving. Judge Mathis then awards Joann Doyle $4,914 for jewelry that David Roth did not return to her. The judge dismisses David’s countersuit for defamation. The judge dismisses Chantell Mathis(photo)’ $160 suit for a termination fee and a phone bill, against former friend London Jackson. The judge awards Cory Shambo $900 for her ex-boyfriend Tommy Pomposello’s car damages. Car Deshario Purnell of Chicago, IL, sues former friend Kellen Bailey, for the value of his car. Deshario claims that his Kellen had grabbed the steering…

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