Dr. Phil sat down with Ted Williams, the homeless man who became a viral video sensation, to ask him the hard questions. Ted admitted that he struggled with an alcohol and crack cocaine addiction and had a rap sheet that included charges of theft and forgery. As Dr. Phil probed deeper, the golden-voiced radio announcer revealed that he walked out on his ex-wife, Patti, and their nine children more than 20 years ago.
Now, Ted comes face to face with the woman he left behind. How does Patti feel about her ex-husband’s newfound fame and fortune? Hear her strong message for him. And, Ted has a tearful reunion with six of his children who share their candid feelings about growing up without a dad. Will they forgive the man who abandoned them, and do they believe he’s sincere about turning his life around? Plus, Dr. Phil tells Ted what he must do now to remain sober and avoid falling prey to the pitfalls of sudden success. It’s an emotional Dr. Phil you don’t want to miss!