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Nineteen-year-old Samara says her world came crashing down just three days after she was crowned Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2012, when a group of girls she thought were friends sent compromising photos of her to pageant officials. She says she was given two choices: resign or be fired, so she relinquished her title and all related prizes, and her pageant career came to an end. Emotions run high when Samara faces her former friend, Tosha, who admits to sending the photos. Why did Tosha do it? And, does she have any regrets? Plus, how did the controversial photos fall into the wrong hands in the first place? Then, hear from Samara’s older sister, Suway, who believes that Tosha and the two other girls involved should pay for what they did. Was a crime committed? And, Dr. Phil offers advice for moving forward after betrayal.

Find out what happened on the show.
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Replied By: libby777 on Dec 29, 2013, 2:16AM - In reply to yl33star
... so why would you want your kid looking up to any beauty pageant winner???  I don't get it.  They are worth being looked up to because of some fluke of nature which made them look like they do? That is almost as ridiculous as those two women on the show.


Actions count - looks don't.
 
Replied By: shortykeir on Oct 5, 2013, 10:19AM
Karma truly is a B&*^H...wait til little miss I'm gonna ruin everyones life's children grow up and the same thing happens to them....SMH
 
Replied By: leimasoe3 on Oct 4, 2013, 7:10PM
The topless photo would have come out eventually...especially with all the teen sexting thats going on....she would have been the poster child for it....although her friend didn't for all the wrong reasons...its good that the truth came out now before or in case she would have won Miss Teen USA and then it would be a national scandal (LOL) 


Hopefully young girls will recognize how much more is at stake...their reputation...thats what happens when little girls play big girl games...you pay big girl prices...
 
Replied By: yl33star on Oct 3, 2013, 12:12AM
bad party girls/s***s/drinkers.  Yes, her friend betrayed her.  How about her as a BQ?  Is she qualified enough to keep the tiara?  She got drunk and had sex with someone' boyfriend and she had sex with some another guy next mornig.  She should not be Miss Teen of Tenesee.  I don't want my daughter to look up this woman.
 
Replied By: sandrafreas on Oct 2, 2013, 8:12PM - In reply to madchen77
Your anger is not her responsibility, she should move forward.
 
Replied By: sandrafreas on Oct 2, 2013, 8:02PM - In reply to shannonosiris
Ms Ham has nothing whatsoever to gain personally by pursuing a legal case against her predator. Its not about being right, or getting justice, its about what she stands to gain, which is nothing. She will not win money in the end because it whatever she is awarded if she previals will be more than absorbed in legal fees, and she will not be able to move forward until the case is over. It is not her job to sacrifice her life, time, energy, resources, etc. any more than they have already been sacrificed to try to give you a sense of justice. I agree the Tosha was smug, arrogant, meddling, self absorbed, ignorant and in some ways downright evil; but like I said, an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. Dont be a fool, you will end up just as blind as the person who betrayed you. Win, survive, move on. That is the only thing that matters.
 
Replied By: tngrammie on Oct 2, 2013, 6:36PM
it amazes me at how people use facebook to show what and when there doing something. ..im sorry for both you girls . but the one that published the porn omgosh what were you thinking
 
Replied By: jennef on Oct 2, 2013, 5:25PM - In reply to celmom
Absolutely right on!

Where are the values of these two girls ?They're behaving like preteens - except the 2nd one is dangerous.

What is it with this stupid modelling & pageant stuff?

Shallow,shallow,shallow .

 
Replied By: looopy on Oct 2, 2013, 4:59PM
I couldn't hear the response except that Samara ADOPTED a child. I didn't see the show, just the online videos. HOW in the world does that happen?????





 
Replied By: angelwings831 on Oct 2, 2013, 4:14PM
Dr. Phil, I love your show, but not all the time. This show got ridiculous when the girls started bickering at each other about who slept with who, and who stabbed who in the back. 

Samara learned a very tough lesson. I don't agree with what Tosha did, but I don't think Samara deserved the crown. I don't think she was doing the pageants for the right reasons, it seems it was all about the prizes and winning. Whatever happened to self respect, being respectable, honest, and having class? Underage drinking, drug use, sleeping with a bunch of random boys, and sending naked pictures to a boyfriend hardly fit the characteristics I stated before, let alone for a beauty pageant.

Tosha...where do I even begin? Oh, yes, did she say SHE HAS CHILDREN!?? And did she also say she has an adoptive child? In what State does she qualify to adopt a child!? That is ridiculous. Whatt are her children doing when she is running around sleeping with random boys, sending naked pictures of her "friend" to get back at her, and hanging out, drinking with high school kids? Seriously...   

I don't buy for a second what she said, and Dr. Phil was right to tell her to get off her high horse. She said she pressed the send button to get back at Samara, but she also did it for the mothers who didn't want someone like Samara representing their State. Why even say the second part because she isn't in a place to say something like that... I agree with Dr. Phil, just stick with the truth and cut the other stuff. And Tosha's attitude was down right disgusting. She was totally disrespectful to Dr. Phil, she put herself on a pedestal and bashed Samara, she was vindictive, cruel, dishonest, and disgraceful. 

Where are their parents?? I am surprised they even let the girls go on National TV to embarrase themselves as they did. Dr. Phil, I wish you had come down on them harder about them sleeping with random boys. So many young girls just don't get it. They need to respect their body, themselves, and their family. They need to keep their clothes on and legs closed. It is so sad that so many girls think it is okay to sleep with so many random boys, or do that to get back at each other. It is truly sickening...
 
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