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Posted Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

So Alex gets a tattoo of an old boyfriend's name covered with...a gun? Say what?
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Posted Apr 26, 2012 @ 7:22 PM

Wow has Alexandra put on weight. She needed some, but she seems to have maybe gained too much too fast. Better food than drugs I guess.

Alexandra's father seems to finally get it and her mother is saying these things are nothing? It's funny that he thinks it's Origins' problem though. Why would they give her a cell phone and leave it open to call her boyfriends?
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Posted Apr 26, 2012 @ 8:51 PM

Friday's episode is titled "The end of the Dr. Phil Family saga". Does anyone REALLY believe this???
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Posted Apr 26, 2012 @ 8:53 PM

Yes, she is related to Phil. That's Phils love child with Erin.


Seriously? A side child? I'm surprised because I would think that he would call her his daughter on the show since he's all about honesty.
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Posted Apr 26, 2012 @ 9:10 PM

Friday's episode is titled "The end of the Dr. Phil Family saga". Does anyone REALLY believe this???


Nope, not at all. There is too much to be mined--custody fights over Alexandra's kids, Erin's continual harping on everyone, etc., etc., et cetera (and Erin will need another makeover, and Alexandra can be a spokesperson for that old program for weight loss that $hil was touting.
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Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 9:13 AM

Alexandra has put on a LOT of weight. I will go out on a limb and say she has a fat ass now. That will be Phils next project with Alexandra.
OMG....that tattoo was so ghetto. That girl has dumb written all over her. It must have been like tattooing a marshmellow. When she pulled up her shirt during the tattooing process, I think I threw up in my mouth a little bit. Can anyone say FUPA?

One more thing about Alexandra's treatment.....it costs 49 grand to stay there for 3 months. That's like 16,000 a month.
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Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 10:02 AM

Friday's episode is titled "The end of the Dr. Phil Family saga". Does anyone REALLY believe this???


The end of the saga until next sweeps maybe. When Alex f's up again they'll be back, if not before.

One more thing about Alexandra's treatment.....it costs 49 grand to stay there for 3 months. That's like 16,000 a month.


Guess nothing is too good for $hil's fave junkie. And yet, even in rehab, she and Marty and Erin are breaking those rules and telling themselves it's okay, a cellphone to call Chris and other classy guys, money even when the rehabees aren't supposed to have it, apparently from the previews Alex is even whoring it up at Origins, Erin calling Alex and trying to guilt her about the kids, planning for Alex to move back to Florida when she gets out. Won't be long until Alex pops out another kid since 3 that she doesn't take care of, by 3 different babydaddies isn't enough, and, sadly, probably not too long before she's back on the drugs and/or alcohol with good ol'Marty excusing it.

Edited cause spelling is important.

Edited by SiameseCatLady, Apr 27, 2012 @ 10:03 AM.

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Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

Oh yeah they'll definitely be back. As somebody pointed out, it will be a sweeps month and Phil will probably tape an intro full of gravitas,"I assure you that my word is my bond and I DO NOT change my mind, but this situation is so far into the ditch that I just HAD to step in..."

And there will sit Alex with her triplets conceived in a prison visit with Joran Vandersloot, while Marty and Erin alternately call her a whore while exclaiming that those three Dutch infants were the best thing that ever happened to them.

I understand the force of a parent's love and I also understand that addiction is a disease. But neither Erin nor Marty had good childhoods and Erin, especially, looks fifteen years older than she should even with the plastic surgery. Grab the three little ones and haul ass. Leave no forwarding address. Phil told Erin she didn't know how to parent an adult child because--guess what--she's never had one. Alex is a permanent adolescent who thrives on attention. Let her be Phil's problem. Raising three kids is a bitch for a couple in their 50's but that's better than all the focus on the Princess Addict that Phil created.

Erin seems to want to be a part of something larger than herself--first Alex and then the Phil experience. She seems cowed by the celebrity but not the PhD, which wouldn't be the case in a real therapist's setting. Erin needs to scream, yell, snatch at her hair and say,"FUCK this! Alexandra can keep screwing up and Phil can keep tossing big wads of cash at her but my grandchildren and I are on the next plane out of here."

Instead she's not even supposed to remind Princess that she has three kids. The kids, apparently, come second to Alex's precarious state. They aren't allowed to tell Mommy about their day, their problems, how much they miss her, because Mommy is a Princess on an eight year ego trip fueled by dope and they are ruining Mommy's progress.

Erin save yourself and those kids.

Move to Europe. Write a book. Hell, sell the story to Kitty Kelley. She'll do nine hundred pages on Phil's fake ass.
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Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 12:03 PM

Don't these expensive 'top notch' rehab centers work with the family re their issues, roles, rules etc ? Marty refusing AlAnon speaks volumes. Do they prepare the addict for life in a sober house ? Help them find jobs etc. If not, then it is all for nothing. Alexandra is still not honest, I bet a million she sold sex for drugs, which she denies. I see relapse very soon. Raise your mouse if you agree.
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Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 9:04 PM

Of course she was banging a drug dealer in order to get high. Thats how pretty girls get their drugs. One thing we do know for sure is that Alexandra isn't missing too many meals, now is she? So Katherine is the "good girl"? It wasn't all that long ago that the cops were taking her away in handcuffs. BTW....didn't Phil say he wasn't going to have anything to do with her after she shit him off?
I also wonder whats up about blocking out Nathans face yet showing the other kids? Those kids don't really want to live with mommy. They're happy as hell at Grandma's house. I doubt they'd want to move into a single wide with mommy and eat nothing but Mac and Cheese everyday.
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Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 10:39 PM

Nathan has another parent that is still involved with his care and chooses to have his face blocked out when he is subjected to the media.
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Posted Apr 28, 2012 @ 10:44 AM

If Nathans father is such a good dad, why isn't he taking care of Nathan?
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Posted Apr 28, 2012 @ 11:15 AM

This whole family saga is such a JOKE! Alex was being Alex throughout the whole show. She does NOT want those kids, she never ever bonded and Alex is for Alex only, and it will always be that way. Dr. Phil is stupid as hell!
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Posted Apr 28, 2012 @ 12:12 PM

Now lets take stock of the Dr. Phil Family.....Marty and Erin have both cheated on each other and appear to just be together for the hell of it. Katherine has had a couple of run ins with the law and has had a baby out of wedlock as well. Since Phils "help", Alexandra has had 3 kids by 3 different daddies and is hooked on drugs. Phil sure has helped those people (rolls eyes in total sarcasm).
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Posted Apr 28, 2012 @ 1:03 PM

Yes what a great help Dr. Phil was!! It's funny as hell, we're supposed to praise Alex and nobody is to upset her and talk about what a selfish, self centered , self absorbed fat cow bitch she really is. Never mind that three little human beings are craving a mama. to Phil they're 'triggers' that can erase all this 'good' that this expensive rehab is all about. What A crock of SHIT! Dr' is payin this slutty trashy twit to get her hair done, nice clothing, pobably all her dental work etc! GEEZ! I went to rehab for several months, but I don't remember getting all that, PLUS I had my kids to come back to and be responsable for. I had to get a job, get us an apt. get them in school etc. Their ARE 'triggers' ALL -THE-TIME. It isn't easy. Like I said in an earlier post. This is an absolute joke. And I went nuts listening to that phony self absorbed cow talking to Phil. All she could say was "Absolutely"
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Posted Apr 28, 2012 @ 2:56 PM

I was wondering about why Nathan's face was blurred out too. I think ALL the kids should have their faces blurred BECAUSE IT'S THE RIGHT THING TO DO, not cause their parent wants it. I feel so bad for those kids and get mad too because while Nathan's dad is probably the best of the lot, he was a kid when Nathan was born and Alex screwed up his life too when she opted to keep Nathan rather than give him up for adoption and what probably couldn't be a worse life than Nathan's had. Loved how Alex resisted getting her tubes tied cause she wants more kids -- cause 3 you don't care for is not enough. I wish $hil would do the right thing and do everything in his power for Alex NEVER to have custody of those poor kids.

As scout56 points out from her own experience, most recovering addicts still have to learn to deal with stressors and not relapse, but everyone has to walk on eggshells around Princess Alex for fear of upsetting her. At some point, something's not going to go her way and she won't know how to deal with it except drugs or alcohol. I mean, geez, she can't even make it 6-months without male companionship, cause I sure don't believe she was missing for an hour just hanging out with some guy, how is she going to deal with getting dumped by a guy or some other relationship problem, problem with her kids, etc.? Bet Alex's back at sweeps time, pregnant with baby #4 by loser #4.
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Posted Apr 28, 2012 @ 3:07 PM

Yes SiameseCatLady, the very first moment Alex gets dumped by a loser guy she will relapse, not at all because of her little children. Her little children are not 'triggers' at all, because she dosn't care one bit for them. Men are all that will matter to Alex. AND the drugs they will provide for her. Phil thought she was getting all tearful when he mentioned the kids were backstage for her. She had a few tears , yeah, but did you catch her head was down a bit and she looked up at the camera for a quick second to make sure we were getting her heartfelt 'act'. This POS is probably high RIGHT NOW!
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Posted Apr 29, 2012 @ 9:52 AM

Bet Alex's back at sweeps time, pregnant with baby #4 by loser #4.


I'd bet money on it.

Alex's crocodile tears were on full display. She can turn them on and off at the drop of a hat. I did notice something during the exchange with Kathyrn. In between Alex dabbing her eyes and weepily saying she sooo misses her sister, Kathyrn said something about not trusting Alex and I saw Alex get this stone cold look on her face. She had those dead eyes of a shark and her cheek even twitched. You could tell she was trying to keep control of herself. The moment passed and she was back to her act.
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Posted Apr 29, 2012 @ 1:23 PM

Kathyrn said something about not trusting Alex and I saw Alex get this stone cold look on her face. She had those dead eyes of a shark and her cheek even twitched.


It is so annoying when Alex carefully folds up her kleenex and dabs at her eyes to simulate tears. Alex is toxic to the max. By avoiding her, Katherine is showing a smidgen of sense. IMO, she's the only one in the family for whom there is a bit of hope. Too bad for Alex's kids that she can't be put in a rocket and sent to Mars.

What is annoying about the show is that $hil doesn't seem to have a clue why Alex is such a mess. Yes, he yells at Erin and that poor dumb bastard she's married to, but there has to be more than that going on.
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Posted Apr 29, 2012 @ 2:30 PM

Yes, caboodle, I'm wondering why Alex is so messed up, even after 8(!) years with Dr. Phil and his legion of "cream-of-the-crop" advisors, therapists, and specialists who spend untold hours with the mountains of data they go over with a fine-toothed comb (according to Phil). I remember when she was first on the show at age 15; I stopped watching regularly, and then tune in years later to find out the family is still messed up. I couldn't believe how he held the mom's feet to the fire, after she's had to take over the care of 3(!) small children. How is the woman supposed to divine the precise way to communicate with Alex without "setting her treatment back"? I can only imagine that Erin is doing the best she can with Alexis' kids. It's not like she dropped the kids off at the rehab center and told Alex that she's on her own. Just the sound of her kids' voices in the background is a potential trigger because she may feel guilty? Good grief. IMO, she should feel guilty, and learn how to deal with it.

After 8 years of this, it sounds like Phil thinks that the only way to save Alex is to make sure she never has any stress in life. Really, Dr. Phil? Really?
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

The other therapist on todays show said maybe 10 words throughout the show. Why was she on stage in the first place? Granted, grand dad was a survival nut or something along those lines. Who takes a little kid out on a 20 mile hike?
Phil was right about the authorities taking the kids from the mom. They were off base on that case.
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 3:06 PM

By having that idiotic Khalood on for a third time tomorrow, Phil, you lose all credibility. Clearly you're more interested in sensationalism than helping people.
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 3:56 PM

that's better than all the focus on the Princess Addict that Phil created.


Why has $hil spent nine years on that family? Isn't he embarrassed that they haven't gotten any better? I rarely watch him now, but I can remember many cases more interesting than they are that I'd like to hear about.

I would LOVE to see a Kitty Kelly expose on him!
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 4:00 PM

I thought Katheryn nailed it when she said in rehab Alex had been living a life of luxury in rehab and she'd believe it when she sees Alex functioning in real life that Alex has changed for the better.

I don't think ALex has changed a bit judging by her incredibly bad choice of tattoo to cover up the prison tat of an "ex-boyfriend's" name. A gun, a rosary and a quote about what her Momma told her? Disgusting and just exposes the real Alex that is lurking just underneath the shiny surface.
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 9:03 PM

I thought Katheryn nailed it when she said in rehab Alex had been living a life of luxury in rehab and she'd believe it when she sees Alex functioning in real life that Alex has changed for the better.

ITA. Once she has to return to the real world then she'll backslide in a minute. Remember, she has a bad back. The ultimate excuse.
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 9:52 PM

I got the life of luxury vibes too. Skydiving, nice surroundings, the beach, lots of food, lots of clothes, makeup and hair products.

No work like in the kitchen, etc.

Volunteering good - but turtles? I get she wanted to work in marine life very, very long ago, but still.

No education on getting a job, parent teaching. Guess that comes later.

Given all the trust but the guy walking her back, the tattoo, the money sent and given to a friend, the cellphone?

I get meditation - but a beach rather than a pretty little garden atmosphere?

They sure didn't show much of the resort, oops, I mean facility. Her room, dining room, etc

Just seems to me it should be a little more realistic to what she will face when she leaves rather than the luxury.

Agree with those that think Shill thinks everyone is required to walk on eggshells to protect the gun toting tattoo little girl that has been lost for 8 years - 3 kids late.

Sigh - Alex talks the talk but does not walk the walk. Loves the attention and the ideals - but doesn't understand the reality of the situation. Scary she is in touch with her old friends.

I haven't watched the show for many, many years - except for these episodes.
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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 10:59 PM

Boy, I'd love to visit Alexandra's oceanside resort - um, I mean REHAB. And play with turtles and whatnot.

And can anybody fill me in on the full quote from Alex's tattoo? I saw "Mama tried ..." What a monstrosity (yes, Alex and the tattoo).

Edited by missy jo, Apr 30, 2012 @ 11:01 PM.

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Posted Apr 30, 2012 @ 11:41 PM

lots of food


That seems quite apparent judging from her waistline/spare tire.
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Posted May 1, 2012 @ 6:57 PM

It makes me really sad to see somebody in recovery from a serious drug addiction being slammed for her weight. When a person first gets clean, they put on weight. Addicts don't usually eat much or take care of themselves so when they stop using, they usually eat a lot and put on some pounds.
I think she looks great! I haven't really followed the family too closely but I have seen enough of them to get the gist and it seems like there are better things to "snark" on than her post drug detox weight.

Edited by DesiLu, May 1, 2012 @ 7:09 PM.

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Posted May 1, 2012 @ 9:32 PM

When a person first gets clean, they put on weight.


She got that part down pat.

I think she looks great!

She was sexier when she was a crack whore. Now that she's addicted to twinkies, god only knows what she'll look like in 6 months.
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