November 27, 2007, - 2:19 pm
Small Town Girl Breaks Up w/MySpace Palestinian Muzzie Boyfriend, As Brought to You by Dr. Phil and K-Y
By Debbie Schlussel
A ton of readers are sending me the AP story about how small-town Michigan teen Katherine Lester broke up with her Muslim Palestinian MySpace boyfriend, “Abdullah Psycho” a/k/a Abdullah Jimzawi a/k/a Abdullah Jinzawi. But I already know. I had the sadomasochist experience of watching part 3 of this silly saga on the annoying “Dr. Phil” show. This idiotette broke up with Mr. Psycho on the show. Oh, and the main advertiser was “K-Y Tingling Sensation” (no lie). How apropos.
As you know, I’ve been on top of this story (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here), since it began, last year. And I even received a “love letter” from the stepmother portion of the parents that pimped her out to glamorous press interviews galore.
I’m beginning, however, to regret that I lamented this relationship, and I now think many readers/commenters were right. Let him have this idiot. Frankly, after watching three episodes of this selfish, spoiled, very stupid girl and her moronic family who allowed this to happen in the first place, I really wish she had stayed with Jimzawi/Jinzawi, had kids, and further lowered the IQ and coping skills of future generations of Palestinians. They deserve each other.
Most maddening was watching this total scumbag with a Texas drawl, Dr. Phil, going on and on and on about “Me, Me, Me.” “I went through a lot to get you escorts out of the dangerous Gaza strip,” he lectured her THREE times. Um, for the third time from me, Jericho (where she was) is in Israel (the so-called “West Bank”), you idiot. It is nowhere near Gaza, dummy. Read a paper.
I can’t express enough how much I detest this guy. He was going on and on and on and on and on about how he rescued this idiotic girl from her Muslim boyfriend. And how he had 20 staffers working on it at all hours of the night. BFD. You have 20 staffers you pay almost nothing and severely abuse (and don’t pay overtime to–a friend of mine worked for him, so I know) working on it. You wanna medal for that? Dr. Phil, America’s new Knight in Shining (Self-)Amour.
And, for the third episode, Phil McGraw and his staffers went out of their way to completely whitewash Islam out of it. If you looked really close, you could see a tiny sliver of Abdullah Psycho’s mother and her hijab-encrusted head. But clearly, that and any other hints that this guy and his family are religious Muslims was completely edited out and thrown on the cutting room floor. Because I’m sure that this Muslim Palestinian boyfriend’s religion and heritage has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that he kicked her, bit her, and whipped her with a belt (he admitted to all except the biting). And I’m sure it had nothing to do with his admission that he threatened to torture the girl’s family. Muslims would nevah evah threaten to do that, let alone actually perpetrate torture.
Also love how Dr. Phil won’t acknowledge the existence of Israel. Maybe he should have received an invitation to the Annapolis Peace Conference, since he now qualifies. He kept referring about “Tel Aviv Airport.” Um, it’s BEN GURION Airport. There is no “Tel Aviv Airport.” So, why does Dr. Phil insist on calling the place by a fictional, post-Israel moniker? And to Dr. Phil, Ph.D. there is no Israel, only “Palestine.” He repeatedly uttered the latter, never the former.
Before this, I felt bad for Katherine Lester’s real mother, Shawn Lester, who was against this relationship, unlike Lester’s father, Terry Lester, and stepmother, Krista Lester (who are mostly to blame for encouraging this relationship and pimping her out on endless interviews). But, after watching three episodes of these people on Dr. Phil, not as much. Clearly, the woman spoiled this girl so much and didn’t teach her a thing about Muslims or Palestinians. She shouldn’t be surprised that any of this happened.
I did, however, feel bad that they subjected themselves to Dr. Phil’s sickeningly phony moralizing lectures. This guy wears the crown of self-indignance. Again, I cannot stand this guy. If you can, you’ve failed the national IQ test.
Only good part of the show: When that patronizing creep, Dr. Phil, took a break from verbalizing repeated self-congratulation and said to the girl: You’ve met an American boy that you like. . . . And that’s a good thing.
Um, at this point, I’m not so sure it’s good (for the American boy).
Moral of the story: When Seventeen Magazine tells your daughter or niece about “Online Love: Make It Work,” this is how it really “works.”
And Dr. Phil’s 20 staffers won’t “rescue” her, while also whitewashing Islam and Palestinians and never looking at a fricking map.
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