Was Wig's Former OCD a Total Lie or Just an Exaggeration?

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  1. Mr Pink

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    Probably a complete lie in order to get attention and sympathy.

    In an old interview with Howie Mandel, Wig presented the fact that he used his sleeve to open the doors to bathrooms. That's not OCD, it's just a reasonable precaution when using a filthy public bathroom.

    In other shows he also described tapping and counting and other bullshit lies. Also that he can't touch his hair after touching the dog otherwise his hair will fall out (too late) or something like that. BULLSHIT.

    Now Howie M, on the other hand, is the real deal. Washing hands 40 times/day, waiting at the public bathroom door for someone else to open it, unable to take off a fucking string bracelet. In a hotel: wrapping his hands in TP to pull the comforter off, ordering enough towels to cover the floor, putting a towel down in the shower, etc.


    Taking reasonable steps to make sure you don't get sick from careless exposure is one thing but OCD is a whole different level --- and Howard never had it.
     
  2. SlinkyNeckStern

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    He was being partially truthful. He does have OCD but it's Outrageous Cock Desire.
     
  3. LaserT

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    When I played hockey, one of my teammates had to wipe his skate blade 25 times before putting them on. A guy who is a "big star" in the NHL is notorious for having to bang his stick a certain amount of times(and I mean a lot) on the locker room floor before taking the ice. I never had OCD, but it has to be HELL.
     
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    I don't remember it being discussed too often on the show, but whenever Howard brought it up, it felt like he was making things up as he went along. I call BS on it. I remember Robin basically having none of it saying that Howard never talked about his OCD problems until one day he wanted to convince people he's had it for years. I think Robin was right. Maaaaaaybe Howard has a few small tendencies that might sound a little weird, but it's not OCD.
     
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    I don't think so. The man has suffered with anxiety for years. I suspect he has suffered from panic attacks also. This very well could be what is going on with his weight.
     
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    Also, Howard spent 5 hours in the studio for 30 years and there was no recorded evidence of him having OCD problems. He is a liar and will say whatever he feels sounds best to sell his lies. Howard also said Beth speaks fluent French! Beefarino can barely speak English!
     
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    This.

    He used to feel up all kinds of strippers on the air, the tickle chair, etc. A person with as bad OCD as himself would have built himself a studio like they keep Blobin in.
    Being slightly germ-phobic and OCD are not the same.
     
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    Keep in mind its degenerative. Howard Hughes was functional for a long time.. Until he wasnt.

    Howard has anxiety and neurosis to an insane degree, if it were cancer it would be considered spread throughout his whole body. Have you seen how his eyes dart back and forth on the HTV replays? He doesnt drive himself for this reason, its all consuming fear and apprehension like the way woody allen gets all nervous and starts itching when someone nearby opens a soda and he hears the fizzing. "I dun noh it just started fizzing all of a sudden and oh boy, god and baby jesus its fizzing".

    He goes to a shrink 4 times a week. He's had more plastic surgery than Beeth. His whole life is just lie upon lie. Theres no way he isn't on some kids of meds.
     
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    I would argue that if he was, he'd be essentially "cured". Someone else argued that taking meds would necessitate that Howard admit he can't be helped without outside aid.

    He controls what goes in his body, be it medicine, food, or semen. He controls how many times he goes to the shrink. It's all about control.
     
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    His whole radio life is a lie. It's a persona he rode to success, being that "whacky" every day guy that people could either relate to or find sympathy. He created it, because quite frankly, who would be interested in a Jewish guy from Long Island whose only talent is to shock people? Back then people were more gullible and naive, and taking advantage of that was his only genius. Now, his humor wouldn't fly or be believable, or people just wouldn't give a shit, so he wouldn't be successful. He really isn't talented.
     
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    sportsman are notorious for "rituals" they perform to ease the anxiety that anything will cause them bad luck during a game. I doubt it's anything more serious then the stress of performing in front of a large audience for even larger sums of money.
     
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    I dint think he has anxiety.

    He worries about two things: marble hoarding and his hair. He's a prisoner to the wig.

    Worry. Not an anxiety disorder.

    And certainly not OCD. He's a giant pelican liar.
     
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    He needed filler for those books written for him - OCD sounded plausible enough.
     
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    The ones I know started when they were younger, when making no money. :snicker: I never had a superstition or "tic". I feel left out haa.
     
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    Maybe your one of the lucky few that perform better under stress lol
     
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    I don't know about that as I felt anxiety too, but I'm sure your right, it's definitely a stress thing.
     
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    Actually howie mandell sounds like a little cunt.. Love to piss in his coffee
     
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    I think that this is it.
    Didn't it start with Stuttering John having some kind of counting ritual before opening the door ? Seems like right after that Wiggy was remembering doing unusual things all the time that he never noticed before. He stole OCD from Stuttering John to have something to talk about.
     
  20. Wigward Hairhat

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    That's the thing about a guy who wears a wig. He's already lying to you before he even opens his mouth.