Girl at center of wild Indiana adoption case to appear on Dr. Phil


LAFAYETTE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Add an appearance on Dr. Phil to the list of bizarre turns in the case of a young girl whose adoptive parents say she’s actually a grown woman posing as a child. Natalia Barnett, who prosecutors say was abandoned by her adoptive parents, sat down with Dr. Phil a few weeks ago.

The interview airs Thursday. Dr. Phil asks her if she’s really a 33-year-old scammer, as her adoptive family suggests.

He also says he doesn’t buy the story that she lived alone for two years as a child. The case, which is making its way to trial, continues to grab national headlines.

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