Jeers to Dr. Phil McGraw for mining Ted Williams' rocky private life for ratings gold.
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"I want to help 'the Man with the Golden Voice,'" the daytime-TV Ph.D. (who weirdly sported matching black leather jackets with Williams) disingenuously declared before launching into what amounted to a three-day on-air intervention. But did he really help Williams — a man who was living on the street a few weeks ago — by sticking TV cameras in his face and encouraging family members he'd abandoned to confront him with his failures? McGraw piled on, calling Williams "a...
Ted Williams, the 53-year-old former homeless man with the golden voice, is heading to rehab after having a one-on-one with Dr. Phil, the psychologist said in a statement.
"If Ted is ever going to get better, he's got to be honest with himself and admit he's addicted to drugs and alcohol," the statement said.
Golden-voiced Internet sensation Ted Williams — who's been on a whirlwind of TV appearances — was held at a Los Angeles police station following an argument with his daughter, reports The Associated Press.
Ted Williams reunites with mother, accepts multiple job offers
A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman confirmed to TVGuide.com that police responded to ...
Ted Williams, the 53-year-old homeless man with a "voice of gold," has had an overwhelming week: After being plucked off the streets, he reunited with his mom after 10 years and has been fielding numerous job offers.
VIDEO: Homeless man's baritone lands dream job and house
"I wanted a nerve pill yesterday, to be honest with you," Williams said of his whirlwind week on Friday's Early Show.