Mindy McCready Risks Arrest
Country singer accused of snatching son
- Duration 5:20
- Date Dec 1, 2011
Country singer accused of snatching son
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While Kelly -- back in session on the docket today a country star her custody battle.
And a missing five year old that could land her behind bars.
Mindy McCready that -- 101000 angels.
Peaking in the 1990s.
Falling into a life of drugs and domestic abuse their after.
McCready now has until 5 PM eastern time today to return her five year old son to his.
Mothers who it to her mother's house I think it is to be or be arrested.
Her mother was grant -- custody back in 2007.
But the singer says the child was allegedly being abused.
So she's hiding him.
Now nearly seven months pregnant with twins.
McCready has no plans apparently of bringing this boy back so.
Will she go to jail should -- Joining me now defense attorney mark -- large and former prosecutor Julia morrow aren't supposed to get the facts straight a -- welcome back to -- -- we missed you.
Thank you Greg and I think they're all right so.
First of all she doesn't have custody of her own child because with all due respect -- -- -- she's a hot mess.
And that the father is also a hot mess of the court gave the custody of the boy to the -- -- she's visiting.
Her dad her own dad who was with the boy and she takes it right she takes the boy.
What is her defense Juliet to doing this.
Well -- you know her only defense as I can say it and what's so unfortunate about this mega event is that the -- on the brink of war wing.
On her final bid to get her -- back they had an evidentiary hearing in late and in late October the court took it under advisement it's on the brink of rolling.
And she went and did this but I'm gonna say her defenses.
You know -- quite frankly this this grandmother who who was awarded guardianship.
You know we've got to take a closer look at her.
I'm and I think the defense -- the child is potentially experiencing abuse at the hands of the grandmother is a legitimate defense.
I mean look hidden -- life -- she dropped out -- high school when she was sixteen.
She was jet setting around on a plane with Roger Clemens when she was fifteen she left home when she was eighteen.
Drug addiction and abusive relationships -- -- at.
The rice tried to commit suicide.
Where was her mother and all of -- her mother was as are her.
And yet here she is Wednesday about her Jan Perry and her guardian a -- -- mark objection our -- on this grandchild.
-- no objection and I love -- -- pregnant.
Let let me let me get it underway and because you know -- -- you know the parents are bad mark when neither one gets custody neither the biological parents.
It's custody of the -- nonetheless as many degrees coming forward now saying.
I'm telling -- My son is being abused by my mother and you're not getting back.
Yeah well I don't like to be judgmental about anyone especially -- McCready.
Wait for it.
Three suicide attempts.
One affair with Roger Clemens one sex tape -- history.
Of drug addiction.
-- that's why the court gave parental custody to the grandparents.
She took her son without authority so you get over the credibility hurdle which I'm not willing to do you then bring these factors into court and look -- court this.
I think Lee County credibility -- given given her history can be believed her and and by the -- when a suicide attempts was when she was pregnant with this boy.
With this Boise under about it right -- Kennedy believed her when she makes an abuse allegation against her mother.
And -- you know it's like one of those things and -- were even if it's true.
Even if it's true you have to ask yourself -- she's a better alternative.
Well -- I -- you -- and quite frankly this is could potentially be the lesser of two evils but this is why -- -- credibility.
She's been clean for three years.
So yes she has this this horrible pass but the drugs and everything else.
Clean for three years for someone to be in recovery and clean for three years with -- sort -- -- like that.
That's quite an accomplishment -- -- That does change things considerably I'm not -- I would have every right I mean she's not just hot dog show -- -- you know -- streets with -- with the drugs I mean she's been clean for three years she's pregnant agonizing about it twins yeah Jesus stable relationship with the music producer in New York two years she's been with this guy.
Her life has been turned around I had -- she any title.
They -- behind.
First of all.
I'm not conceding that she's three years clean because Julia says so she has no firsthand knowledge so we don't know and relapse is part of recovery so I don't know what she's.
Up to right now or judgments really office she took -- kid.
I've got a problem with her and not letting the courts decide what's in the best interest of the child and -- to say why can't bring the child back is up pregnant.
Absolutely smacks the judge in the face and I actually thinks he he should issue an order for her and -- Person admittedly not a -- -- president but that's one of the questions is.
You know if you think your -- being abused by the person would not turn your child back over -- that person or would you -- she's doing.
Just refuse it doesn't make it legal anyway got to leave it extra time guys thank you both so much coming up -- and a -- the battle to -- a.