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On September 10, 2012, the Huffington Post posted an article regarding Cycle 8‘s Jael Strauss and a recent news story about her appearance on Dr. Phil for an intervention about her meth addiction. Here is the text from the article (Posted by HuffPo Staff):

Jael Strauss Battles Meth Addiction On Dr. Phil; Former ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Contestant’s Struggle (VIDEO)

Jael Strauss, a former contestant on “America’s Next Top Model,” has been struggling with an addiction to meth and now, Dr. Phil is trying to help.

Strauss’s family contacted “Dr. Phil” (weekdays, syndicated) to help stage an intervention for the 28-year-old woman, but in the below preview of the episode, which airs on Thursday, September 13, it doesn’t look like Strauss wants the help. The “full-blown meth addict,” as Dr. Phil refers to her, physically fights to resist coming to the set of “Dr. Phil.” After finally agreeing and heading to the show, she runs away from the set and Dr. Phil heads outside to talk to her on the Paramount lot.

The now-struggling Strauss starred on Cycle 8 of “Top Model” and had to deal with a friend’s death from an overdose while appearing on the show in 2007. The experience really shook her “America’s Next Top Model,” but apparently wasn’t enough to keep Strauss herself away from drugs.

Check out the episode description and preview below and tune in for “Dr. Phil” (syndicated, weekdays) on Thursday, September 13 to see what happens.

At 22, Jael was an aspiring model and finalist on the hit show “America’s Next Top Model.” But at 28, Jael’s family says she’s losing her battle with drug addiction. Don’t miss what happens minutes before she’s to appear on Dr. Phil’s stage. Can Dr. Phil convince her to stop running and commit to getting well?

CLICK HERE TO SEE CLIP OF JAEL ON DR. PHIL.

To learn more about Cycle 8’s Jael Strauss, visit her bio page here.

Source: Huffington Post
Source: Dr. Phil

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On September 13, 2012, Cycle 8‘s Jael Strauss was featured on Dr. Phil as her family wanted to have a televised intervention with her about her meth addiction.

I cannot find the full broadcast of Season 11, Episode 8: Top Model Intervention, but here’s a clip of the episode below.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH A CLIP OF JAEL’S APPEARANCE
ON DR. PHIL.

Here’s the show’s description of the Top Model Intervention:

At 22, Jael was an aspiring model and finalist on the hit show “America’s Next Top Model.” But at 28, Jael’s family says she’s losing her battle with drug addiction. Don’t miss what happens minutes before she’s to appear on Dr. Phil’s stage. Can Dr. Phil convince her to stop running and commit to getting well?

To learn more about Cycle 8’s Jael Strauss, visit her bio page here.

Source: Dr. Phil
Photo Source: CWTV / Nigel Barker

To learn more about Cycle 7 winner CariDee English, visit her bio page here.

Here are screen shots of CariDee’s appearance on TV’s Gossip Girl in October of 2007.

CariDee is credited as “Carissa” in “The Handmaiden’s Tale” Season 1, Episode 6.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH CARIDEE IN “THE HANDMAIDEN’S TALE”

(CariDee can be seen 19:08 and 25:50)

Source: IMDB

To learn more about Cycle 7 winner CariDee English, visit her bio page here.

Here are screen shots of CariDee’s appearance on TV’s One Tree hill in November of 2006.

CariDee is credited as “Tia” in “All the Things That I’ve Done” Season 4, Episode 7.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH CARIDEE IN “ALL THE THINGS THAT I’VE DONE”

(CariDee can be seen :50, 3:19, 12:15.)

Source: IMDB

To learn more about Cycle 6 winner Dani Evans, visit her bio page here.

To learn more about Cycle 5‘s Cassandra Whithead, visit her bio page here.

Here are screen shots of Cassandra’s appearance on TV’s America’s Next Producer in August of 2007.

Project 6 was for a proposed show called “Click: Chemistry; this was also episode six of the show.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH CASSANDRA IN “CLICK CHEMISTRY”

(Cassandra can be seen :35.)

To learn more about Cycle 5‘s Cassandra Whithead, visit her bio page here.

Here are screen shots of Cassandra’s appearance on TV’s Las Vegas in October of 2007.

Cassandra is credited as “Bikini Contestant” in “Head Games” Season 5, Episode 4.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH CASSANDRA IN “HEAD GAMES”

(Cassandra can be seen 4:56.)

Source: IMDB

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