Danielle Bregoli, who appeared on the counseling show with her mother – in an episode titled “I want to abandon my 13 year old daughter who stole, handles knives and twerks who tried to accuse me of a crime” – a taken to the Turn-About Ranch in Utah in the middle of the night by two “carriers,” according to a video she posted on her YouTube page Friday.
Upon arrival, Bregoli, now 18, said she was placed in a teepee and forced to stay awake for days.
“You have to sit there for three days,” she said. “They didn’t let me go to bed for nothing. Like, I’m falling asleep and they’re like, “Oh, get up, get up. So I’m just sitting here like, “This is gonna be really bad,” when I see these people have no sympathy. ”
Bregoli, who performs as Bhad Bhabie, spoke as part of the ‘Breaking Code Silence’ movement, which seeks to raise awareness of allegations of child abuse and mistreatment in the facility. ‘Utah and other similar programs.
In February, a Colorado woman, Hannah Archuleta, sued the facility and accused a staff member of sexually assaulting her. Archuleta, who was also sent to the ranch after appearing on Dr Phil’s show, claimed she was punished when she reported the alleged abuse.
Bregoli responded to Archuleta’s allegations in the video and demanded an apology from Dr Phil.
“Dr. Phil, I’m going to give you by April 5th to apologize, not just to me, but to Hannah or any kid you sent to Turn-About or any program like this, and if you don’t, I’ll handle things my way, ”she said.
Archuleta came forward after Paris Hilton revealed in her documentary “This is Paris” that she was physically, verbally and emotionally abused at Utah residential school, Provo Canyon.