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Dr. Phil

I always had to listen to my husband say "he's not even a real Dr". I heard it again this week in a dentist's office. I don't ever watch it and don't really care. Just wondering why so many people think he's not a real Dr.?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:54 PM on Jan. 6, 2011 in Entertainment

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Answers (13)
  • He has a PhD in psychology. He is a doctor, just not a medical doctor.
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 2:01 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • He really does have a PhD in Psychology... so I don't know.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 1:55 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • Probably because he is on t.v. or that he is a shrink.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 1:57 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I love Dr.Phil, weither he be a real doc or not lol. He gives goodadvice, especially for the moms dealing with stubborn kids! =) HAHA!

    knicole0708

    Answer by knicole0708 at 1:59 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • They're probably just repeating something they've heard. People do that all the time. The fact that it's not true just goes to show how foolish it is to parrot others without bothering to check on things yourself.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 2:01 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I think it's because he's a PHD, not an MD. I don't like him, won't watch him, but I hate that people say he's not a doctor. He earned that title.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 2:09 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • i agree with vicesix, it happens ALL the time (like im sure people still believe Steve from Blues Clues died from heroin overdose)
    pookipoo

    Answer by pookipoo at 2:09 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • His license was revoked and he did not have it reinstated. He went into law, screening prospective jurors for lawsuits. He was a PhD. He no longer is licensed in CA or TX, therefor he is NOT currently a Dr. of any type.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • LOL! Good ole Dr. Phil. I honestly don't know how I feel about him. Sometimes what he says makes sense and other times I just don't get him at all.
    myree85

    Answer by myree85 at 3:18 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • not for medical issues I guess when ya see & hear Dr. ya think that first
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 4:55 PM on Jan. 6, 2011