Manhattan Madam Promises NFL Surprise on Upcoming Dr. Phil Episode

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterDecember 6, 2012

Photo Credit: Telegraph
Photo Credit: Telegraph

Prepare for mass bedlam, as a madam to high-profile clients is set to get rather chatty with Dr. Phil and has promised to expose a very-high-ranking NFL official.

The New York Post (h/t Pro Football Talk) reports Manhattan madam Anna Gristina is promising some pretty big news when she tapes her appearance with Dr. Phil next week. 

Gristina was sentenced last month to six months in jail and five months of probation, according to the report. 

While she was recently barred from leaving the city, she was granted leniency to make the trip to Los Angeles, where she will tape on either Wednesday or Thursday. 

So you can go ahead and speculate for quite some time, because the episode is not planned to air until a week after that, at which point some NFL royalty will have a huge secret divulged. 

Gristina promised a big name and was of course asked to be a tad more specific (via the Post):

Asked if those names would be “giant” with a capital “G,” the Hockey Mom Madam gave a distinctly mischievous laugh that portends bad news for the bigwig client.

“Everyone’s going to have to watch Dr. Phil,” she said. “I will tell you that one of the names is high-level [NFL] management. Then there’s an older [football] player who’s still very well known. Tune in to Dr. Phil!”

Consider our interest good and piqued. 

This may be just the start of some juicy name dropping, because the New York Daily News reports there will be a great deal of dirt doled out in Gristina's new tell-all book. 

Yes, she is writing a book, and shame on you for not assuming this already. 

The 44-year-old knows just what buttons to push and now has a football-mad nation gripped by curiosity. 

Still, with social media being what it is today, you can pretty much expect the name to float around the Internets some time next week. 

At which point there will be a great deal of disappointment or hysteria. Should be good times all around. 


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