Dr. Drew Pinsky had some harsh words for Teen Mom’s Farrah Abraham.
On the July 4 podcast of Allegedly with Theo Von and Matthew Cole Weiss, the Teen Mom reunion host made it clear which mom he disliked the most. The hosts asked Dr. Drew, “If you could strangle any of the ‘Teen Mom’ people, who would it be?”
“Farrah, sorry Farrah,” the addiction specialist answered quickly. Von and Weiss expressed their agreement, stating, “Yeah, she’s awful.”
“She’s not awful,” Dr. Drew added, trying to backtrack from his harsh comments. “She’s frustrating, she’s not awful. Believe me, when people behave like that, it’s because they are suffering and I feel bad for her a lot, but she can be very frustrating.”
Von criticized Farrah by saying that, although he finds her attractive, he feels she’s hungry for attention. The group discussed her current career as an adult film star.
“Yeah, but it’s her job. You know, she’s embraced it and that’s what she’s going to do,” Dr. Drew stated. “She doesn’t have any other skills or training. She has a mom that encourages her to do that kind of stuff and a dad that is kind of really ambivalent about it. He’s having a tough time himself. And then she was lead in by people she trusted and then was exploited. She’s trying to navigate through this crazy world she’s in. I feel bad for her.”
But Dr. Drew insisted that he’s more of a fan of Farrah now than he was in the past. “I like her now. She’s a beautiful woman. She’s a woman now,” he said to the hosts. “I dealt with her when she was a teenager.”
After host Theo made it clear he thought Farrah was attractive, the two hosts were interested to know if Dr. Drew was physically attracted to any of the women on the show.
No,” Dr. Drew objected. “That’s almost like you’re saying that about one of your kids or something. It sounds funny to me. It may not sound funny to you, which I understand, but it sounds funny to me. I see them as who they are. They are not objects of anything for me. They are people who have been really struggling and have been good enough to share their lives with people. You don’t get pregnant at 16 because you don’t have liabilities. That’s an at-risk youth by definition.”
The entire podcast interview with Dr. Drew is available on iTunes.