"‘Fat Guy' Bikes Cross Country: To Save His Life or to Scam America?" (TV 14 (L))
ALL-NEW! Self-proclaimed "fat guy" Eric says he was 560 pounds and unhappy with his weight, so he decided to do something unexpected -- go on an epic bike ride across America. He says his goals were to lose weight, write a book and rescue his failing relationship with his wife. After his story went viral, thousands of dollars rolled into his GoFundMe campaign and so did the critics, saying Eric was scamming America. Is Eric trying to lose weight and save his life and marriage, or is he just conning the country? Find out as he also confronts some of his "haters" face-to-face for the first time.
"Neighbor Feud Erupts with Constant Calls to the Police, False Allegations, Trumped Up Charges and Threats of Violence"
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ALL-NEW! Jana and Allen say their neighbors, Maritha, Melanie and Christopher, moved into the house directly behind them six months ago and have been the source of constant conflict. They say their neighbors have made false police reports, called DFS, and threatened them, and that their four dogs bark at all hours of the night. But Maritha is pointing the finger right back at Jana and Allen, accusing them of making her life a "living hell." She says police have been called to her home 17 times. Maritha says she has been falsely accused of punching another neighbor in the face, and her partner, Melanie, charged with sexual misconduct for mooning a neighbor, even though Melanie vehemently denies this allegation.
"Virginia Tech Students Accused of Murdering 13-Year-Old Girl: The Victim's Father Speaks Out" (TV 14 (L)(D))
ALL-NEW! On January 27th, 13-year-old Nicole Lovell disappeared from her Blacksburg, VA home, never to be seen alive by her family again. Four days later, Nicole's body was found in North Carolina, stabbed to death, on the side of the road, 100 miles from her childhood home. Two unlikely suspects, intelligent, athletic Virginia Tech freshmen, 18-year-old David Eisenhauer and 19-year-old Natalie Keepers have been charged. It has been reported that authorities believe Nicole met Eisenhauer on a popular smartphone messaging app and was then, allegedly, lured to her untimely death. In a daytime exclusive, Dr. Phil sits down with Nicole's devastated father and other family members to find out what they know about this mysterious tragedy.
"‘I Believe My Granddaughter was Illegally Adopted. We Want Her Back!'" (TV 14 (L))
ALL-NEW! In 2008, Julia was a single mom, homeless, and living in a car with her 15-year-old daughter, Olivia, her 12-year-old daughter Phoebe, and Olivia's newborn daughter. Julia claims that when authorities found her homeless, they placed her children in foster care. Julia and Olivia say that within 6 months, Olivia's daughter was adopted. She and her family are seeking Dr. Phil's advice on how to keep fighting for her little girl.
"‘I Want to Confront the Woman Whom I Believe Illegally Adopted My Granddaughter!'" (TV 14 (L))
ALL-NEW! Julia and her 22-year-old daughter, Olivia, claim Olivia's newborn daughter was taken away from illegally. They claim Jyllian, the woman who adopted Olivia's daughter, promised to provide them with pictures of the little girl and the opportunity to be part of her life, but they say she hasn't done either. Jyllian says their claims are outrageous and that everything about the adoption was legal. She says in the past few months things have gotten out of control, she obtained a restraining order against Olivia, and that she lives in fear that they will kidnap her daughter. Can Dr. Phil bring peace to this situation?