Michelle Knight's Interview with Dr. Phil Airs This Week



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Even on our worst days, we wouldn't think of advocating "Dr. Phil" to anyone. But the episodes airing on Tuesday and Wednesday this week could be interesting for those wanting more of the emotional details of 2207 Seymour Ave.

While so much of the post-rescue coverage has come off as way too voyeuristic, this interview is offered directly from one of the victims of the torture.

According to the show, Knight will describe the "horrible conditions in the house" and discuss the gamut of abuse inflicted on her and Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus.

"When you listen to her describe the horrible living conditions and how she was treated, you wonder how anyone lasted a day let alone more than a decade. In the 12 years of doing the 'Dr. Phil' show, no one has changed me like Michelle Knight and her story of survival," Phil "Dr. Phil" McGraw told The Plain Dealer.

While Knight is only speaking from her point of view, Berry and DeJesus have chosen to sign a book deal in order to tell their own stories.

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