I didn’t want to watch the season finale of Fix My Life when it aired on OWN Saturday night. I didn’t want to see my Olympic hero’s story, because I knew her past life would be thrown in her face, while her present life would be exploited for ratings. And as I took a few moments out of my Monday morning to watch Iyanla Vanzant try to fix Debi Thomas’ life, it was pretty much what I expected.
Vanzant has made a career out of airing other people’s dirty laundry on national television with her so-called tough-love tactics. But Vanzant failed Thomas, along with a lot of other people she has tried to help.
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