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Daddy Spears -- Dr. Phil is a "God"

1/6/2008 2:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The only member of Britney Spears' immediate family to stay by her side was her dad, Jamie -- and he broke down in tears just after she ditched the hospital on Saturday.

"Jamie was really upset," a source tells People. "He was in tears. When he got to the house and realized the situation there, it broke him down." Apparently, Brit's mom Lynne and sister Jamie Lynn went back home to Louisiana before the whole thing erupted, so dad Jamie was Brit's sole support.

And what did he do for her? Brought Dr. Phil in to blindside Brit, because, as one source puts it, Jamie considers him "a god." Phil, reports People, told Jamie Spears that letting Brit go was "one of the worst decisions that could have been made."

Snipes Tries to Get Outta Town, Again


Wesley Snipes is trying one more time to have his federal tax evasion trial moved out of Ocala, Fla. Again.

For the third time, Snipes' lawyers filed a motion with a federal appeals court in Atlanta, to try to get his trial moved from Ocala, where he says racial prejudice would prevent him from getting a fair one. They also filed a motion to have the trial delayed -- it is scheduled to begin Jan. 14.

The federal indictment charges Snipes with fraudulently claiming refunds of almost $12 million in 1996 and 1997, and with failure to file returns from 1999 to 2004.

Party Favors: "Flavor," "Tila" Winners Cry Foul on Shows ... Original "Gladiators" Talk Painkillers, Hookups


The winners of VH1's "Flavor of Love" and "A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila" are heartbroken, reports the New York Post, saying that they got stone-cold ditched by stars Flavor Flav and Tequila after they "won" their respective celebreality shows. Flav's winner, Deelishis, says Flav never called, and Tila's guy, Bobby Banhart, couldn't even get her number. ... "American Gladiators" returns to TV tonight, and some of the original warriors tell Maxim magazine (via Gatecrasher) of the debauched good 'ol days. Raye "Zap" Hollitt says it was a painkiller "free-for-all," with plenty of Vicodin and Percocet around. Meanwhile, Lee "Hawk" Reherman says there was plenty of hooking up -- especially among the babes.

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46.

bio12    

THat's the way MTV rolls they "make and break "in order to have a next season go on belleceleb.com to read more about Tila Tequilla and mtv rating tactics.

2421 days ago
47.

i'm wondering    

Why doesn't W. Snipes act like the man he portrays in his films and quit trying to hide behind such a whimpy, ...'racial prejudice' excuse for not payin his fed taxes... just pay what you owe, sheesh! the fed gov. has stiffed our family repeated for fed taxes but you don't here us whinin w/the phoney excuse of 'racial prejudice'... get real, Snipes, pay your debt like we do and make more millions on your next film, like we don't cuz we aren't famous & yet still get taxed up the ying yang (whatever that means, but what I mean is, we work d.... hard for our $ and still get taxed heavily, but we pay... anyways.

2421 days ago
48.

Tee    

Yes,flav dumped deelishis..on her myspace page she talks about him saying he wanted to work it out with his recent baby momma..flavor flav got a girl in las vegas pregnant during the 2nd taping of flavor of love..flav is just in it for the money,recent pictures of him, his baby & baby momma have been popping up on certain gossip sites(mediatakeout.com)...in a recent magazine interview(sister2sister) deelishis states during the comedy central roast for flavor flav,his baby momma and his family were present.a few of his older daughters got into an altercation with the baby momma and deelishis involved herself.nasty things were said between deelishis and the baby momma,thats when deelishis realized she had seen the baby momma before...deelishis states the baby momma has been in the flavor of love house since day 1,she is white so she thought she was part of the production crew..now she was played the whole time and i really think she had feelings for him,how sad..YUCK,flavor flav tho..



as far as tila ...the game's -wouldnt get far ..describe her perfectly!!

***britney,she is going to be the death of herself and that's sad

2421 days ago
49.

skater    

A Shot of Love with Tila was completely fabricated (as are most "reality" shows). They are scripted prior to shooting with plots and story lines. The majority of the contestants are wannabe actors and they are generally told to improvise for each shot. The description for Tila's show was something like "Tila plays a dating game...". Could her voice be any more annoying? Gotta be the BIGGEST skank of all time. Did she use to pole dance behind a garbage dumpster somewhere? That house was not here house, it's a rental, Tila doesn't live there.

2420 days ago
50.

huh?    

That Tila whore is only out for TILA! Duh! She is milking her 15 minutes of fame, banking her $$$ and laughing her triangle shaped face off! Go back to working the rice fields in the old country you STD laden skank!

2420 days ago
51.

huh?    

I cannot believe the Shot at Herpes show was renewed! Are we THAT brain dead people???

2420 days ago
52.

poppy    

Comparing Dr. Phil to Jerry Springsr - Jerry Springer is a "Dr." as well. He too has a PhD. But unlike that phony Phil, Jerry doesn't flaunt it. I believe Jerry's doctorate comes from Northwestern, a far more reputable school than Phil's U. of North Texas.

2419 days ago
53.

Doyourhomework    

If Britney is bipolar (and it seems virtually certain that she is Bipolar I, the most severe form) , then Dr. Phil IS NOT qualified to treat her in her obviously acute phase. He is a psychologist, which means he only does "talk therapy." He can't write prescriptions. But as with Schizophrenia, bipolar is caused by a chemical imbalance and can only be treated with medications, e.g. an anti-manic such as lithium or depakote, and / or an anti-psychotic such as Abilify, Zyrexa, Seroquel, Geodon, Risperdal, etc. Talk therapy does nothing for a bipolar in an acute manic phase, nothing at all except perhaps to cause agitation. There is no way out for such a person except to wait for the drugs to do their jobs (usually 5 - 15 days) or wait for the mania to run its course (usually several weeks - a few months. So Britney needs someone who can make a DSM-IV eval right now and than prescribe meds, namely a psychiatrist. Dr. Phil know this and it is a testament to his publicity-seeking unprofessionalism that he would insert himself into the situation. The poor girl needs help and he wants to exploit her for ratings. Shame on him!

2419 days ago
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