Video: Terrell Owens Appears On “Iyanla Fix My Life”


Terrell Owens appeared on OWN’s “Iyanla Fix My Life” where he discussed his 16 year NFL career, wanting to be a better father and various other places where he’s messed up in life.  Check the show after the jump

According to Iyanla Vanzant, “relationships are the playing field of life.” She says NFL player Terrell Owens is currently “a man down on every single field of his life—financially, emotionally and spiritually. To help him rebuild, Iyanla meets him first thing in the morning on his own turf at his high school football field in Alexander City, Alabama. To show him the responsibility he needs to take, Iyanla throws flags on the field representing the various penalties he is currently facing. Watch what happens during this healing exercise.

NFL player Terrell Owens’ mother, Marilyn, was just 16 years old when she got pregnant after an affair with the married neighbor who lived across the street. Terrell didn’t learn the truth about his father until he was 11, and says he never saw his parents come together for his benefit. Now is that time. Watch what happens when Iyanla gathers this family together to have an honest conversation about their feelings for the first time.

When he was 11 years old, NFL superstar Terrell Owens made a shocking discovery. Terrell’s then 16-year-old mother had engaged in an affair with and gotten pregnant by the older, married neighbor who lived across the street. It wasn’t until Terrell was interested in his neighbor’s daughter that he learned this man was his father as well. Though his father supported him financially, they never had a close relationship. To help Terrell move forward with his life, Iyanla arranges for Terrell and his father to come face-to-face and confront their past. Watch what happens in this emotional conversation.

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