Dr Phil Shaved His Mo For An April Fools’ Prank And Terrified The Internet

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The internet is full of horrors. 

We’re not even going to list some of them; your day is better off without a reminder of the infinite well of human depravity that is the world wide web. 

But amid the joyful lols and oft-misses of celebrity April Fools’ pranks, Dr Phil succeeded in scaring the living daylights out of everyone. 

You’d think his crumb-catcher is the item on his face MOST likely to make him look like a person you should not hitch-hike with. 

We were wrong. 

Oh, so wrong. 

You see, Dr Phil shaved off his mo, and the result is nothing short of terrifying. 


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Well... I did it.

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We now understand it’s an April Fool’s prank, and we have never been happier at being duped.

We were not alone in our gasps of horror. Twitter was also abhorred at the site of Phil’s naked upper lip. 

Prior to shaving it off that ONE TIME on The Oprah Winfrey Show back in 2010, Dr Phil McGraw hadn’t been clean-shaven in 40 years. 

We now know there’s a very good reason for that. 

Phil, we highly suggest that if you want to continue giving therapy rather than being the reason for the world needing it - for the love of all things non-creepy, please keep the moustache.

The talk show host cleared up his prank - and bookmarked it with another, ‘April Phils’:


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Written By Brynn Davies