Dr. Phil on George and Cindy Anthony Interview: A Cathartic, No-Holds-Barred Experience

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Dr. Phil holds nothing back in his interview with Casey Anthony’s parents.

The much-anticipated sit-down with George and Cindy Anthony, which will now air Tuesday due to the Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal U.S. Open title match, is their first since Casey Anthony was acquitted of murdering Caylee.

Phil wants to make clear in previews that he GRILLS her folks ...

Specifically, Phil lays into Cindy over a chilling MySpace message she posted 12 days before she called 911 to declare Caylee Anthony missing.

“My Caylee is missing. She came into my life unexpectedly just as she has left me. Jealousy has taken her away, jealousy from the one person that should be thankful for all the love, support and strength given to her,” she wrote.

Cindy tells Dr. Phil that she didn’t mean it literally.

It wasn't until 31 days had passed that she really knew Caylee was missing, she said. By that point, the high-profile case was national news.

“Caylee was missing in my heart that day. She wasn’t missing physically, in the sense, because I thought I knew where she was at,” she said.

“I wanted [Casey Anthony] to know how much she was hurting me. And I thought that she was purposely keeping Caylee away from me.”

Asked about the smell in the trunk of Casey’s car, that prosecutors claimed was Caylee’s decaying body, Cindy and George had no answer.

“Truthfully, to this day I don’t know. To be honest,” Cindy said.

“Do you want to believe Caylee was back there? I don’t want to believe it. But I’m going by what investigators have told me,” George said.

“All I know is that Caylee’s not with us anymore. I know that.”

Dr. Phil told Matt Lauer on the Today show that he felt both of Casey’s parents held a tremendous amount of disdain for Casey's defense team.

“George would never have put us through those six months of not knowing where Caylee was if he knew where Caylee was,” Cindy said.

Part one of Dr. Phil’s Q&A with Cindy and George airs tomorrow. Phil told Matt Lauer today that it was a cathartic experience. Watch:


Casey WAS an UNFIT Mother....Cindy can make as MANY EXCUSES AS SHE WANTS...she is enabling her daughter....she should be in jail for hiding so much about that darling little girl....SHAME on YOU..Cindy...you are just as WICKED as your daughter.....


Does anyone remember when bounty hunter,Leonard and his crew went to Florida to search for Caylee. While searching a pond in a park, they found a bag of small bones(later found out to be dog bones). Upon hearing this, Bias released a statement,that if indeed these were the remains of little caylee, it was their(Casey and Bias)stance that Caylee died of and accidental overdose. Over dose of Xanax or chloroform maybe...


Thank-you, George Anthony, for your courage in speaking the truth. As difficult as it may seem to imagine healing, your honesty will help you heal.


My heart goes out the the Anthonys, their life has been turned upside down by what their daughter has done. Cindy is in major denial and as a mother of a son that has been in trouble (nothing like this), I can understand, it's really hard to think the absolute worse about your child. I don't believe George molested or did anything to Casey, they needed a scapegoat and it was him and Cindy said when she was seperated from George and was talking about reuniting with him...Casey hated that idea and she was looking for ammunition to keep him away, had he really molested her that would have been the time. I can only hope the Casey gets the help she clearly needs and comes to terms with what she has done.


What time and channel. this aires in fl.


i have believed george anthony from the beginning. his pain was absolutely palpable. i have found jose baez despicable from day one. he seems absolutely base to me. i would like cindy and george to know how deeply i feel for them!


Some sick stuff. Casey wanted to party and be a selfish person so she killed her kid and when the parents, because being as close as they were they had to have known, found out what had happened they realized they had to help their daughter get out of it. George Anthony being a former, detective or cop or whatever, obviously helped his daughter. They know exactly what happened. Cindy Anthony is completely ridiculous thinking no one can see through her defending Casey. I feel no pity for anyone in this family except Caylee. Poor babygirl R.I.P! Being a young mother is no excuse for murdering a helpless child, neither is being selfish. What is done in the dark always comes to the light.


To understand Cindy is to have children, or a child , who has been in trouble. We love our children no matter what!
I feel that Cindy and George are totally honest and heart broken.
It hurts my heart to watch and feel the hurt they are going through.
I cannot understand why anyone would not see that! either they do not have children or have never experienced problems involving their children!


I'm not convinced that George wasn't the little child's father. Being a former police officer he would be
smart enough to cover up the crime. He and his wife did an excellent job of keeping Casey's pregnancy
hidden from their son. Perhaps Casey was about to reveal the truth about her father so he disposed of the evidence. This is probably why no one bothered to really check on the "well being" of the little child. George's tears of grief remind me of Susan Smith's crocodile tears she shed for her two little boys she drowned.


everyone knows she killed her baby. i cant believe a killer got away with murder. her mom and dad know what she did. they need to be in prison to, alone with her daughter.

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