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In what can only be described as a twist, Michael reportedly admitted to police that he believed Natalia was a minor in July of Just last month, Michael and Kristine both turned themselves in and bonded out of jail. Here's how I'm going to do it. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.
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But Natalia insists that it's "not true at all," and says she wants people to know her side of the story. Indiana parents Michael and Kristine Barnett claim they adopted a Ukrainian girl named Natalia Grace when she was about eight years old.
During the interview her hand is held by Cynthia Mans, who sits on the couch alongside her husband, Antwon Mans. Mehmet Oz poses on his True Crime series. Two years later, the hospital did its own testing and approximated Natalia to be Michael says one of the benefits of changing her age was so that she could be lawfully admitted to a psychiatric hospital to get the care she needed. In a bizarre story that spins a yarn echoing that horror movie starring Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard, Orphanthis gripping tale is actually a real-life case currently making international headlines.
Meanwhile, a neighbor said that the girl attended classes at Lafayette Adult Resource Academy, but abruptly quit going.
Related Stories. Type keyword s to search. Their trial is set for January Both are pleading not guilty. So the family up and moved to Canada, leaving Natalia at home. Both posted bail and are awaiting their trial in January Michael shares his story on True Crimea Dr. Oz series. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this to help users provide their addresses.
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More From Entertainment. While the Barnetts have certainly had their say in the media, Natalia's voice had been missing from the story—now, she's clearing the air in an interview on Dr. Phil tells Natalia in People's preview of their conversation. Phil seems to remain skeptical. This content is imported from Third party. Natalia Grace's interview airs on Dr. Phil on November 7. She also said that she has a rare form of dwarfism medical name: spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita.
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Or was she actually an adult sociopath pretending to be and actively trying to kill them? She was fine. Natalia Grace has denied the Barnett's allegations in an interview with Dr. Philwhich People released a preview of on November 4. Like Dr. Below, a timeline of everything we know.
Where it all began
Or so they thought. Upon release from the stress center, where caretakers agreed Natalia was an adult, Michael told Dr. I checked on her a couple times a week.
The Indiana couple have adopted Natalia, according to an unconfirmed report from the Daily Mail. The case was dismissed. To watch the Dr. Oz segment in its entirely and decide the truth for yourself, head to doctoroz.
According to Dr. But to make that happen, they needed her old birth records, and that process required contacting the Barnetts. Not only am I trying to kill Kristine, but I'm going to kill the brothers, too. That's just not believable to me.
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Michael filed, according to USA Todaybut divorce proceedings are only the beginning of his courtroom headaches.
Indiana parents Michael and Kristine Barnett are accused of abandoning their eight-year-old daughter in Lafayette, when they moved with their three biological children to Canada. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.
The family took the girl to professionals for evaluation. On the show, Michael, accompanied by his attorney, told his story and answered tough questions from the host M. He also said he thinks Natalia may not even be Ukrainian.
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Later in AprilMichael told Dr. According to Michael, it was a hasty process. Michael and Kristine have been arrested and charged on two counts of felony child neglect.
Natalia's face shows bemused surprise as Dr. Phil breaks it down like this: "I guess it comes down to whether or not you are an evil psychopath demon child whose come over here to murder everybody. He was featured in a segment on 60 Minutes and even gave a TED talk. It all makes for one bewildering case stumping the court of public opinion. On Dr. Later, Michael claimed the couple learned of Natalia hiding her menstrual cycle. Kristine appears on the Katie Couric show with her son Jacob in Donna Svennevik. According to USA TodayKristine also alleged that she became fearful for her life, as Natalia threatened to kill her and her family on more than once occasion.
However, the now-divorced couple claim that their adopted Ukrainian daughter with dwarfism, Natalia Grace, was actually a year-old woman who tried to murder them on multiple occasions.