As expected, it was tough for fans, critics and viewers to watch the first episode of the new season of OWN’s Iyanla Vanzant: Fix My Life, featuring DMX (Earl Simmons). For 90 minutes, folk watched in entertainment or disappointment as Iyanla and X tried to get to the core of his issues with drug addiction, women and his troubled relationship with his son. On twitter, X’s estranged wife, Tashera Simmons, along with the son that was featured on the show, Xavier, openly tweeted their emotions for the world to see. Tashera wrote:
And even Oprah chimed in:
During and after the episode, Iyanla used Twitter to speak to DMX directly and have his fans encourage him via social media.
And here’s the full episode.