Long Island Medium is officially back, and we can’t wait to see what Theresa Caputo is up to next. Last season, we saw Caputo dealing with her divorce from ex-husband Larry Caputo while also continuing to connect with spirit. And this season, we know even more is occurring in her personal life, too, as her daughter is getting married.
No matter what’s going on with Caputo, we know her ability as a medium infiltrates all facets of her life whether she likes it or not. And she’s recently taken her gift to The Kelly Clarkson Show to read audience members and special guests. Unfortunately, not everyone’s a fan of Caputo’s — and many don’t think she did a convincing job on Clarkson’s show. Here’s what people are talking about.
Theresa Caputo’s been accused of faking her gift as a medium
Caputo entered the reality TV scene explaining how she’s connected with spirit since she was a child. On her website, she states that she’s been “seeing, feeling, and sensing Spirit” since the age of 4 — and it was after seeing a spiritual healer that she was able to embrace her gift and use it for good. Now, Caputo has private readings and huge tours so she can use her gift to help others connect with their deceased loved ones. But not everyone believes the medium actually has powers.
Multiple writers for various publications have noted that they believe Caputo gathers information ahead of time to better connect with audience members. And others believe she uses a tactic known as “cold reading,” which involves her throwing general information out to a crowd and seeing what sticks. “On TV, she’s almost always dead right, but at her live shows, we watched her strike out time and again,” a reporter told Inside Edition.
Caputo recently made an appearance on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’
Despite the critique, Caputo is still thriving on her show and her live performances, and she recently paid a visit to The Kelly Clarkson Show. Before Caputo read the crowd, she gave Clarkson and her stylist, Candace, a private reading. Caputo attempted to read Clarkson first, but it was Candace who got the most from meeting the medium. Clarkson let Caputo know that Candace’s mother recently passed — and the stylist was left in tears just moments after discussing personal information about her mom with Caputo.
Caputo also attempted to connect with The Kelly Clarkson Show audience, too. Clarkson first talks to a man who’s close friend died tragically — and Caputo then quickly jumps over to a woman who’s mother passed. “What happens is spirit piggybacks,” Caputo explains. “I want you to know that you still have this connection with your mom, that she hears you, because that is what you say to her every single day and you want to hear her,” Caputo tells the woman. After that, Caputo then moves on to others in the audience — and many who talked to her cried.
Fans are upset by what they saw on the show
Those who spoke with Caputo on the show seem to believe in her gift, but the YouTube comments don’t agree. “Im losing hope with Theresa this seems fake,” a fan commented on the video of Caputo reading Candace. Another wrote, “As if we all don’t know that Theresa Caputo is fake. With a team investigating in advance! Total scam. Still entertaining tho.”
On the clip of Caputo reading the audience, another commented, “There is nothing she said that isn’t common to everyone who has lost a loved one. She just knows how to use the power of words to get people to agree with her. When she doesn’t get what she needs to manipulate a situation, she moves to the next cooperative person.”
We may never know if Caputo is truly a medium or an amazing scam artist, but we do know that she still has plenty of support from celebrities and fans alike. And there’s no doubt we’re excited to see what goes down this season on Long Island Medium!
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