“There is power in forgiveness.” That’s number nine on Dr. Phil McGraw’s list of “Ten Life Laws.” But a woman interviewed on his popular TV show has chosen a different power: the court.
Kaden Mahaffa was a guest on Dr. Phil’s program in February 2017, and she was under the impression that she was going to be interviewed regarding the alleged abuse suffered by her boyfriend at the hands of his mother and grandmother, reports Courthouse News and others. During a pre-interview with the producers, however, she revealed that she believed she ”possessed various supernatural powers, including the ability to communicate with the dead, read people’s minds, see with X-ray vision, and intuitively write ancient languages, among other things,” according to the complaint. The producers then decided to switch gears on the show, and Dr. Phil “insisted that she demonstrate her purported powers” during the taping, resulting in laughs and jeers from the audience. This “aggressive” interrogation caused her “to suffer humiliation as a result,” the complaint states.
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