When Rochelle and John first appeared on The Oprah Show in 2000, Rochelle gave new meaning to the word controlling—and John was the proverbial doormat.
They had only been married a year, but their relationship was already in trouble. Rochelle kept a detailed list of dos and don'ts, which pushed John to the brink.
Some of the items on Rochelle's long list included:
Look back at a day in the life of Rochelle and John.
"I feel like a 2-year-old going through her little boot camp," John said. But when it came to Rochelle's rules, back-talk was not accepted.
"You cannot have a little attitude about it," Rochelle said. "You have to be nice about it."