Bizarre

Dwarf accused of posing as youngster denies making an attempt to slide poison in mother’s espresso throughout emotional Dr Phil interview

Dwarf accused of posing as child denies trying to slip poison in mom’s coffee during emotional Dr Phil interview


A UKRAINIAN-born dwarf who was accused of making an attempt to poison her mother has denied the allegations throughout an emotional interview with Dr Phil on Thursday

Natalia Grace Barnett has spoken out in regards to the wild claims towards her that vary from her being a con-artist to a wannabe assassin.

Natalia Grace Barnett seemed shocked at a few of the accusations made towards her
Prosecutors have charged the Kristine and Michael Barnett with neglect
Prosecutors have charged the Kristine and Michael Barnett with neglect
Natalia denied she was a scam artist as she spoke out for the first time in an interview with Dr. Phil
Natalia denied she was a rip-off artist as she spoke out for the primary time in an interview with Dr. Phil

The allegations got here to gentle after her adoptive dad and mom Kristine Barnett, 45, and Michael Barnett, 43, have been charged with youngster neglect, this September.

Prosecutors in in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, declare the pair modified Natalia’s age from eight to 22-years-old, moved her into an condominium after which migrated to Canada in 2013.

She was adopted by the Barnetts’ in 2010, who allegedly instructed the lady that she had been with “a minimum of 30 households” regardless of her not remembering “that many”.

Natalia got here to the US when she was six-years-old, the place she then lived with a household in New Hampshire for 2 years.

‘BLEACH IN HER COFFEE’

Within the interview with Dr Phil McGraw, which aired on Thursday, the lady took on a few of the hardest allegations made by the household.

One of the vital regarding was that Kristine claims to have footage of Natalia spraying “bleach in her espresso”.

However Natalia claims that she was truly utilizing lemon Pledge to wash the desk after she “missed a spot”.

She recalled: “I scooted her espresso again and he or she got here out and was like, ‘What are you doing?’

“You possibly can look in her espresso. There was nothing.”

prosecutors insist that Natalie Grace was only six when she was adopted
Kristine Barnett

Prosecutors insist that Natalia Grace was solely six when she was adopted[/caption]

Mrs Barnett and her husband Michael Barnett appeared on 60 Minutes for a different story about their son
CBS Information

Mrs Barnett and her husband Michael Barnett appeared on 60 Minutes for a distinct story about their son[/caption]

Natalia Grace Barnett, who has dwarfism, has been accused of posing as a child
Natalia Grace Barnett, who has dwarfism, has been accused of posing as a toddler

Kristine additionally claimed that whereas she lived with them, she was hiding knives “on prime of the fridge” and meant to stab her.

However Natalia responded: “I can’t even attain her, not even with a chair. I couldn’t attain (a fridge),” in keeping with WLFI.

One incident claimed by Kristine was that Natalia would stand on the fringe of the couple’s mattress with a knife, which she vehemently denied.

“I by no means went of their room,” she mentioned by means of tears.

‘ELECTRIC FENCE’ THREAT

Natalia additionally denied making an attempt to push Kristine “into an electrical fence”.

She recalled needing to take a seat down after a protracted stroll for the couple’s youngest youngster’s birthday.

Kristine then allegedly tried to get her to face up however when “she was making an attempt to assist me rise up and I fell once more. She fell with me,” Natalia mentioned.

One stunning second Natalia recalled was alleged being pressured to name the police to pressure them to test her right into a psych ward.

She instructed me to name them and inform them that I wished to harm others and I wished to harm myself.


Natalia Barnett

She alleges that after the couple moved her into an condominium the place they instructed her to inform anybody who requested that she was 22-years-old.

Natalia mentioned: “Once I was dwelling in my first condominium, (Kristine) had me name the police on myself.

“She instructed me to name them and inform them that I wished to harm others and I wished to harm myself.

“They got here and put me in handcuffs and took me to one of many psychiatric hospitals, and I used to be out that very same evening. They mentioned I wasn’t loopy.”

One other disputed matter is the Natalia’s actual age, with the Barnetts’ claiming she is definitely an grownup in disguise.

Over time it has turn out to be more and more obvious that this affected person is considerably older than she claimed to be.


Indiana College Well being physician, who allegedly noticed Natalia from 2010 to 2012

Their declare is unaided by Natalia’s “grossly incomplete” information from Ukraine, which was commented upon somebody claiming to work for Indian College Well being.

The person mentioned they have been the household’s main care physician and noticed Natalia between 2010 and 2012.

“The beginning certificates that was given to the Barnetts confirmed a date of beginning of 9/4/3. This date is clearly inaccurate,” the doc states.

The letter goes onto allege that she is “considerably older than she claimed to be.”

The physician claimed {that a} dentist described grownup degree of damage to her enamel, a Neuropsychology analysis thought-about her “absolutely grown” and with “secondary intercourse traits”.

‘MENSTRUAL CYCLE’ AT EIGHT

Extra allegations included that she had a “regular menstrual cycle” and was recognized with “sociopathic persona dysfunction,” which usually seems across the age of 16.

That supposed prognosis was made in 2011, when he alleged she admitted to being “over eighteen”.

Natalia’s claims she would have been eight-years-old at the moment, however others allege she may very well be any age from 24 to a 33-year-old lady.

Natalia adamantly states that she is at present 16-years-old.

I suppose it comes down as to whether or not you’re an evil, psychopath demon youngster that’s come over right here to homicide all people.


Dr Phil McGraw

Dr Phil McGraw added: “I suppose it comes down as to whether or not you’re an evil, psychopath demon youngster that’s come over right here to homicide all people.”

Natalia has now lived with Cynthia and Antwon Mans for round seven years, who declare “she does nothing however love her siblings”.

The couple consider that Kristine considered Natalia as a burden and allege that they “re-aged her” to suit their narrative of occasions.

“What I consider is that she tried to discredit her with instability, mentally,” Antwon mentioned.

The Barnetts, who’ve since divorced, have been charged by police in September this 12 months.


A gag order was filed that stops Kristine and Michael Barnett from chatting with the media about their adopted daughter on October 28, WLFI reported.

Natalia was added to that authorized order on November 1.

She broke down in tears as she was grilled in the interview
Dr Phil

She broke down in tears as she was grilled within the interview[/caption]

Ms Barnett claimed that Natalia poured bleach in her coffee and threatened to stab family members
Fb / Kristine Barnett

Kristine Elizabeth Barnett and her husband have been charged with abandoning their disabled adopted daughter[/caption]