Judge Judy is like the sassy mom you never had. She's full of one-liners masquerading as advice, biting critiques, and tough love. Sure, the small-claims cases on her show are mildly interesting, but what keeps us tuning in are the no-nonsense gems delivered in a way only Judge Judy can: extra spicy with a side of harsh truth.

Here are 11 times Judge Judy stopped being polite, and started getting real. (JK she's never polite! That's why we love her.)