Dr. Phil McGraw responded to rumors Monday that he entered Britney Spears' hospital room at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center uninvited.
In a statement on his website, the talk show host also addressed reports he would dedicate an entire show to Spears' personal dramas.
Dr. Phil's analysis?
"As was widely reported this weekend, at the request of concerned family members, I visited Britney Spears in the hospital. The details of that visit will, of course, remain private," he said in the statement.
Calling Spears' situation "too intense," McGraw added that he was scrapping plans for a special episode of his show devoted to the pop star's troubles.
"We had planned to tape a Dr. Phil Now show today, focusing not on the tabloid side of Britney’s latest problems, but instead on the very serious issues surrounding this case. Clearly, it is not just Britney's family struggling to find a way to protect adult children who cannot be ordered or compelled to seek help."
Added McGraw: "Britney and her family are in our prayers, and we ask that they be in yours."
Britney Spears has also done the impossible since her discharge early Saturday morning from Cedars-Sinai hospital: slipping out of her Beverly Hills home undetected despite the constant vigil of paparazzi and media outside.
And in typical Britney fashion she fled L.A. with a mystery man dubbed her newest beau, Finalpixx photographer Adnan Ghalib, just a few hours after her release, popped into the Daily Grill in Palm Desert around 10 a.m. Sunday. Is the paparazzi photographer setting her up? Maybe. Is she setting him up? Maybe.
But to Dr. Phil and the Krap staff, Adnan kinda does resemble someone else who has been in a bit of trouble lately.
Dr. Phil noted in other news a meteorite was ticketed for landing in a no-parking zone. He plans on intervening, "What was the meter maid thinking, more importantly, what was the meteorite thinking?!", exclaimed Dr. Phil.
Just goes to show you, nothing sedates a soul... or rock, and stifles common sense quite like words of wisdom by Dr. Phil.
April 29, 1992 (Miami), 25 years ago
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