Skip to comments.“Dr. Phil” Staff Bails Out Girl Jailed for YouTube Beating
Posted on 04/13/2008 11:53:48 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican
The TV talk show Dr. Phil McGraw confirmed on Saturday the fact that its staff bailed out of Florida jail one of the girls involved in the violent video posted on YouTube. The video depicted several teen girls beating one of their classmates while filming her.
Mercades Nichols is one of the eight teen girls who face charges in the case of the vicious beating posted on YouTube. She was bailed out by a representative of the show on Friday night, MyFOXTampaBay.com reported.
The bails for the violent girls were set on Friday and they are ranging from $30,000 to $37,000. The girls are aged from 14 to 18.
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Typical of this guy to side with the criminals. I wonder if he bothered to send his condolences to the victim here?
Dr. Phil fits in really well with this bunch of little sluts. He is a manwhore for Oprah since she made him. What a joke. It looks like he may have actually changed his mind on this though.
If he’s changed his mind, he can always revoke the bond guarantee. No piano tied to his leg. IF it’s really a mistake.
What a whore - and I don’t mean the girl.
This was mentioned on the news this morning. Showed a clip of one of the grandmothers saying that if this is true, the girls belong in jail. The father of one of the darlings said the charges were trumped up. Morons.
Dr. Phil should be in the lockup too. How many times has he violated the ethics of his profession for his TV show?
Dr. Phil is sick.
“...ethics of his profession for his TV show.” Wow! A triple oxymoron.
Dr. Phil generates grist for his talk show
by interfering with the judicial process
The gratitude from the “future guest” is
bought and paid for.
He’s not siding with them. He wants profit & ratings off them. He’s a media pimp.
There was one episode I watched years ago where this one womans daughter had lost some weight. The daughter was making fun of her mother who needed to lose some weight. And Dr. Phil was ok with that. That was the last episode I ever watched of that charlatan’s show.
He’s a pimp-living off of women!
Dr. Phil was busted and now he blames his staff.
Two justice systems?
High school girls beat up another girl - their bonds are $30,000 to $37,000.
An NFL player knocks an innocent man unconscious with one punch, flees the scene, then lies to the police - his bond is $1,000.
From the Sun-Sentinel.com:
“[Miami] Dolphins fullback Reagan Mauia was arrested in Weston [FL] early Friday on simple battery charges.....The police report states Mauia approached a man and his girlfriend in the parking lot just before midnight.....Mauia asked the man, Michael Gianatassio, 27, “what the [expletive] he was looking at,” the report states.....All of a sudden, Mauia punched Gianatassio in the face with a closed fist.....The victim was knocked unconscious and fell to the ground, while Mauia drove away in a black Cadillac Escalade.....A witness used a cell phone to take a picture of the license plate and deputies tracked down Mauia at the address.....Once confronted, Mauia denied being at the sports bar, officials said.....Mauia, 23, was bonded out for $1,000 at 10:31 a.m. and faces a first-degree misdemeanor.”
Ask Brittany "stunt for his bottom line" Spears.
The Dr. Phil representative was waiting by the jail’s exit, and when Nichols walked out, he tried to block Tampa TV station camera people from getting video of Nichols and her family leaving jail.
I fortunately missed that stunt. But Brittany does command the economy ... or at least that is what I heard while surfing the cable news shows some weeks back.
Mary Nichols, the grandmother of one of the girls who was arrested, says her family is suffering, too.
The beating is alleged to have happened at Nichols’ house while she was at work.
The tape shows Lindsey being beaten and taunted as other teenagers shout in the background. Nichols’ granddaughter, Mercades Nichols, 17, remains in the Polk Regional Juvenile Detention Center along with six other minors who were arrested in the case. Nichols described Mercades as “really a loving, caring kid.”
“This is definitely traumatic to everyone, not just to Tori’s family,” Nichols said Tuesday.
Tori was staying at Nichols’ Lakeland home because she was having problems with her family, police and Nichols said.
This is just downright sick. Bailing out someone who hospitalized a girl and wrecked her hearing and vision. So that they could be on a TV show? So that they could finish the job they started on the poor girl?
According to news reports, the bail was around $33,000 & had to be put up in cash or collateral.
Somehow, I doubt that the Dr Phil Show petty cash box had that much sitting around in change; so the idea that a staff member did this alone is ridiculous.
I blame Dr. Phil 100%.
Either he approved of this, or he didn’t and allows people to do truly foolish things on his behalf and in his name.
Either way, Dr. Phil seems to operate without morals or ethics.
Exactly. I can't say it any better than you did.
Congratulations, Dr Phil, you found a place one rung below the paparazzi on the MSM food chain.
My guess is that the mother agreed to go on Dr. Phil’s show in exchange for the bail money.
Dr. Phil is a fraud!
The press has tried to present this case as “cheerleaders gone wild”. In real life, the young ladies involved came from lower, lower, lower middle class, dysfunctional families- they’d be called chavs in England. Let’s just say, you wouldn’t want any of them- including the victim’s family- as neighbors.
Dr. Phil is a no-talent Goober who belongs in a Trailer Park where his advice can really be appreciated. Whoever did this--ponied up bail for this violent and conscienceless little pig--is doing Dr. Phil no favors. He will get some very, very bad PR.
And--to the other posters--don't bother to respond with the fallacious "any PR is good PR" nonsense. It isn't.
IMO, his is a "profession" in the same way that Islam is a "religion."
MY DAUGHTER IS NOT THE ONE WHO BEAT HER! I AM A FIRM BELIEVER IN GUILT BY ASSOCIATION BUT SHE WAS SCARED TO CALL THE POLICE OR SHE WOULD GET THE CRAP BEAT OUT OF HER. DO I BELIEVE SHE SHOULD BE SET FREE AND NOT GET ANYTHING?? NO, I THINK SHE SHOULD GET SOMETHING BUT BEING ONE OF THE TOP 3 THAT HAVE THE MOST CHARGES WHILE THE OTHERS GET LESS CHARGES!
Slumber Parties By Christina
Polk City, Fl US
It usually takes me about 5 minutes to get my wife to change the channel when DR. PHILTH is on TV. The man is a fraud, pandering to the female crowd.
Any man that appears on his TV show needs a swift kick in the pants.
You nailed it!
I have never had to get involved with a bail bondsman, but the assumption I have if you use a bail bondsman, you only need 10% of the bail, with the rest provided by the bail bondsman. The bondsman keep your 10% as his fee.
Dr. Phils people had to bail her out. Jerry Springers people were all too busy.
I’m gonna watch him on Monday long enough to see who his advertisers are. His attempt to “clintonize” his way out of this might work with the sheep that watch his show, but it won’t work with advertisers
I’ve started a clock on how long it’s going to be until one of these animals finally kills someone. It won’t take too many leaps to do that. They are no better than those who abuse aniamls. How many of those take “the next step”? One of those girls WILL kill someone. Just a matter of time.
As for that skanky teen...her fanny should be sitting in a jail cell.I was shocked and tickled to see the judge lay down some harsh rules for those girls and that he plans to try them as adults...it's just about time an official makes an example out of these “ wild animals” that pass for some of our children...we are reaping the Fed. gov. take over of our educational system years ago...and of course all the pandering political correct nonsense and last ,but certainly not least...NO DISCIPLINE. Kids now a days have not had to learn there are consequences for ones’ actions.
CAN WE PLEASE OUTLAW CHEERLEADING NOW?
Every time there is one of these stories it’s always a pack of cheerleaders. They’re like pit bulls - one you may be able to deal with, but get them in a pack and they are out of control.
Cheer leading should not be allowed in grammar schools or high schools. If you’re over 18, maybe, but I think they should have to register like sex offenders so society can keep an eye on them.
How many children, both girls and boys, have been terrorized by cheerleaders in the public schools? Cheerleaders are public school bred bullies. I’d bet that there a lot more hits if you google cheerleader arrested than if you google “spelling bee winner arrested” or “valedictorian arrested”. And I’d bet the bee winner or valedictorian arrests won’t be for violence.
Now what is Oprah going to say about this? Oh, I forgot, the girls are white.
Guns don’t kill people, cheerleaders do.
And they can have them!
Dr Phil is Oprah’s buttboy.I never saw a show where the most superificial cliches were thrown about so freely.I could have gotten up there and spouted the same inanities he said.