He can run, but he can’t hide behind his mustache forever on this one.
Leaked documents from a suit involving Dr. Phil McGraw and two figures in the Natalee Holloway case show that McGraw tried to scoop Oprah Winfrey on a Holloway story.
A string of frantic emails between McGraw and his staff show them working to hijack an exclusive interview Winfrey had scheduled with Holloway’s mother, Beth.
Don’t forget that kingmaker Winfrey was the one who gave McGraw his own show, launching his career in drawl-infused down-home therapy.
So she probably won’t be too pleased to read excerpts like this dispatch from a gleeful “Dr. Phil” producer: “Yippee scoopen [sic] the big O!!”
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