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'Dr. Phil' Show

TV Guest Who Brutalized GF...

Convicted Himself On Show

10/17/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Dr. Phil
has become the 2013 version of John Walsh, nabbing evil-doers one at a time ... because a guy who apparently beat up his GF hours before coming on the show may have confessed when the cameras were rolling.

Here's what happened.  Dr. Phil was doing a show in his series, "End the Silence on Domestic Violence."  Two of the guests were Daniel Preston and his girlfriend, Julie.  They apparently had long-standing issues with DV. 

The show put them up at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood.  According to a search warrant obtained by TMZ, two nights before the taping Julie got a phone call that enraged Daniel.  The warrant then describes a brutal scene -- Daniel allegedly grabbed Julie, threw her on the bed, pinned her down and told her she wasn't going anywhere -- and then spat on her face.

According to the warrant, Julie fled to the balcony ... Daniel grabbed her and screamed, "You f**king whore, I'll throw you off this f**king balcony right now." 

The next day, another argument erupted and Julie claims Daniel threatened to kill her if she called the cops.

The day of the taping Julie told producers what happened.  The producers contacted the LAPD and downloaded them and then proceeded with the show.

According to the warrant, cops believe Daniel confessed during the taping.  The warrant was issued by a judge, giving cops the right to seize copies of the show.  Cops now have the tapes.

Daniel was arrested and we're told the case should go to the D.A. in the next few days.

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njh5321    

Not true about the balcony thing. Loews Hollywood Hotel only has one room with a balcony. The VP suite, in which would under no cir***stance would the hotel comp for dr phil guest nor would the dr phil show pony up the kind of cash needed for that suite . ( used to work at loews hollywood and dealt with many a dr phil guest)

316 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

I cant believe im saying this but GOOD JOB DR, PHIL!!! Good for you. I hope you got ever word out of that piece of craps mouth and his a$$ goes to jail. I hope some big massively hung man pins him to the bed and tells him he aint going anywhere.
Men out there. When you see punk mother fcukers hitting women don't ignore it. Do something. Even if you to scared call the cops at least. Don't be a bitch.

316 days ago
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NOT ELMO    

Somebody needs a Wig...

316 days ago
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New Orleans    

Downloaded what? The guests?

316 days ago
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Jay    

How do you download the LAPD?

316 days ago
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walterwhite23    

How sad, poor woman, shell prob go back to him too!.... How can you download something to the LAPD???

316 days ago
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dapedo    

prison overcrowding he will get counsoleing and a slap on the wrist

316 days ago
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Natosha    

I watched this episode. That man is terrifying. He would just lose his **** sitting there on stage with his wife and dr Phil. On the show it showed the producers talking about and to the cops about what happened in the days leading to the show. Even him holding her down and scrubbing the make up off her face that wardrobe put on her. They said behind the scenes they were going to continue in hopes he would implicate himself. He was so enraged by everything he did Dr Phil asked him why he thought he has to right to do that. To scrub her makeup off. He said because she is mine and she's not gonna look like a whore. Then he said what ever if she wants to look like a nasty whore with all that makeup on fine. I felt for this woman. Then proceeded to to tell her your nothing and no one wants you but me because your an ugly useless whore who doesn't deserve to live. He is the type of man that said he would kill her if she left and he would do it to. Dr Phil even said that he wouldn't allow them to leave together because he got so enraged over nothing that there was no telling what he would do after taping.

316 days ago
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Natosha    

He actually sent her into hiding after the show.

316 days ago
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JrzGrl    

Yeah, the guy's a jerk but "brutalized"? Hardly. If it was so terrible why the need to exaggerate?

316 days ago
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Tazz    

............and when he gets out of jail he'll be back and she'll be banging him and both getting off on all the drama and now taboo that she's with him. ::yawn::

316 days ago
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pela    

I doubt she is going to testify against him, they will be banging again.

316 days ago
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Truth    

DR. PHIL MY AZZ... DUDE WAS JUST STUPID IDIOT WHO DINT KNOW WHEN TO SHUT HIS MOUTH. LIKE THAT BALD F*CK PHIL HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH THAT. DUDE IS JUST A RETARDED CRIMINAL. THAT'S ALL... #TRUTH!!

316 days ago
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FlamingoNut    

Don't EVER compare John Walsh to Dr. Phil...

316 days ago
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Mr. Pukey    

Dr. Fool = Mr. Mackey.. Ummm kaaay

316 days ago
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