Amy says she was called on a mission in 2006 when her “angels” told her to serve humanity. She says she started the organization Love Has Won to bring peace to the planet. She claims she produces miracles and has done over 100,000 “surgeries” to heal people.
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Amy’s family and former followers, however, claim the organization is “cult-like” and “brainwashes” its members.
Two followers of Love Has Won, Hope and Aurora, defend Amy, who calls herself “Mother God,” and claims that the accusations against the organization are untrue.
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“This group of people sits there and trashes ‘Mom’ with lies and things that are not true that we address every day on our livestream with the whole truth, and they still choose not to listen,” Hope says.
“I have been with mom for two-and-a-half years, and I will tell you, she is the absolute brilliant, kindest, sweetest being,” Aurora adds. “She has taken me from a highly dysfunctional place and made me highly as brilliant as she is.”
Watch more in the video above, including Aurora defending Amy putting a child in a closet for four minutes as a timeout. And, Dr. Phil doesn’t hold back when he shares his opinion about Amy’s behavior – and Hope and Aurora’s defense of it.
On Tuesday’s episode, hear what a cult expert says about what these followers are saying. Check here to see where you can tune in.
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