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Michael Lohan Outraged Over Lindsay's 'Stalkerish' Half-Sister

September 27th, 2013 12:54pm EDT
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Former Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew star Michael Lohan claims his estranged daughter's desire to look like Lindsay Lohan is "sick and stalkerish".

Ashley Horn, the 18-year-old love child of Michael's fling with Kristi Horn while he was separated from his wife Dina, spent $25,000 on plastic surgery to copy her famous half-sister's look, much to Michael's repulsion.

He told the New York Daily News: "It's nuts and sick and stalkerish. What mother would let her 18-year-old daughter get surgery like that? And (saying) she's hotter than Lindsay? Are you kidding me? Lindsay doesn't need plastic...
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Richard Marx Slams Dr. Drew Over Mindy McCready's Death

February 19th, 2013 2:40pm EST
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Rocker Richard Marx has taken aim at TV doctor Drew Pinsky for failing to help his former patient, embattled singer Mindy McCready, following her apparent suicide on Sunday.

The deeply troubled country musician became the fifth of Dr. Drew's Celebrity Rehab clients to die after appearing on the show to battle substance abuse issues, and Marx is convinced their TV treatment did nothing to actually help the tragic stars.

The singer/songwriter lashed out at Pinsky via Twitter.com after hearing the news of McCready's death, comparing the medic to controversial assisted suicide advocate Jack...
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Mindy McCready Is Fifth Star From 'Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew' To Die

February 18th, 2013 5:37pm EST
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Country music singer Mindy McCready's death on Sunday marks the fifth time that a troubled star who appeared on VH1's Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew has died.

McCready was found on the porch of her rural Arkansas home on Sunday, dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound just weeks after her two children were taken away from her and put in a foster home.

According to the Associated Press, the singer reportedly threatened to kill herself after losing custody of her boys, Zander, 6, and Zayne, 10 months.

McCready was cast on the third season of the show in 2009, one of nine stars suff...
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Reality TV Star Joey Kovar Found Dead

August 17th, 2012 2:17pm EDT
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Reality TV star Joey Kovar has been found dead in Chicago, Illinois, aged 29.

The troubled former Real World: Hollywood star was discovered at a friend's home on Friday morning with blood coming out his ears and nose. Paramedics were called to help Kovar, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Few details about his passing were available as WENN went to press, but family members suspect drugs are to blame, according to TMZ.com.

Kovar previously sought professional help at a recovery center for substance abuse and he appeared on TV show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2008 in an eff...
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Tila Tequila Leaves Rehab Center

April 5th, 2012 9:03am EDT
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Reality TV star Tila Tequila has left rehab after completing a month of counseling.

The internet pin-up, real name Tila Nguyen, checked into an unidentified clinic to undergo 30 days of psychiatric treatment following an alleged suicide attempt.

A spokesperson for the former Celebrity Rehab star tells TMZ.com the 30-year-old has returned home after receiving help for substance abuse and psychological issues.

The rep adds, "(She) has successfully completed her program in rehab and has safely made her way back home. She has fully recovered, and is currently spending time with her closes...
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Crazy Town Rocker Shifty Shellshock In A Coma

April 3rd, 2012 8:00am EDT
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Former Crazy Town singer Shifty Shellshock is in a coma in a Los Angeles hospital, according to a report.

Shellshock, real name Seth Binzer, has been in the intensive care unit since Thursday and is completely unresponsive, reports TMZ.com. No further information about his condition is known as WENN went to press.

The star is due in court this week for a pre-trial hearing following his arrest in February for drug possession.

The 37 year old has previously attempted to deal with his substance abuse issues on TV shows Celebrity Rehab and Sober House.
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Sean Young Insists She Was Sober At Oscars After Party

February 28th, 2012 11:29am EST
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Actress Sean Young has refuted reports she was drunk at the time of her arrest at the official Oscars after party on Sunday.

The Blade Runner star insists she was sober when she became embroiled in a dispute with a guard at the Governors Ball in Los Angeles. She was then placed under citizen's arrest before police arrived at the scene to take her into custody.

The incident prompted rumors Young, who publicly tackled alcohol addiction on reality show Celebrity Rehab last year, had resumed drinking but she's adamant she was not under the influence.

In a post on Facebook.com, she writes,...
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Crazy Town's Shifty Shellshock Busted For Drug Possession

February 17th, 2012 3:33pm EST
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Crazy Town rocker Shifty Shellshock has been arrested for drug possession in Los Angeles.

The frontman, who has tried to beat his drug demons during two appearances on reality show Celebrity Rehab, was shopping with his girlfriend at a Ross Dress for Less store on Thursday night when they became embroiled in an argument.

The altercation allegedly turned physical and a shop employee called the police when Shellshock reportedly grabbed the woman by her arm.

Cops questioned the musician, real name Seth Binzer, over the incident and a body search is said to have turned up a stash of rock ...
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Tom Sizemore To Pen Memoir About His Battle With Drug Addiction

December 13th, 2011 11:24am EST
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Actor Tom Sizemore is to write a candid memoir about his struggles with drug addiction.

The Saving Private Ryan star rose to fame in movies including True Romance, Natural Born Killers and Heat in the 1990s.

However, he soon fell into cocaine and heroin addiction and at his lowest point was accused of domestic violence by Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss.

Now, Sizemore has signed a deal with Atria Books to detail his life story in a new tome, which will be published in 2013, reports Deadline.com.

In the book, the Black Hawk Down star will tell of his tough childhood in Detroit, and his ...
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Bonnie Pointer Arrested For Controlled Substance Possession

November 18th, 2011 2:33pm EST
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Singer Bonnie Pointer was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday on suspicion of substance possession, according to a report.

The Pointer Sisters star was taken into custody in the early hours for felony possession of an unknown controlled substance.

She was released four hours later after posting $10,000 bail, reports TMZ.com.

The Slow Hand singer has a long history of drug abuse and reportedly once sought help from Celebrity Rehab TV counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky.
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Jeremy Jackson To Tie The Knot

November 16th, 2011 2:16pm EST
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Former Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson is engaged to wed his girlfriend of nine years.

The actor, 31, proposed to Loni Willison during a romantic dinner in Los Angeles on Halloween.

He tells Star magazine, "Loni's always hated Halloween, so I thought I'd change her perspective on it for the rest of her life. We had a private room with candles everywhere. I had a violinist play Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? She teared up and said yes."

"I was the most amazing day of my life."

Jackson's proposal took place just months after he kicked his addiction to steroids following a stint on re...
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Bai Ling Dating Dwight Gooden?

October 20th, 2011 10:29am EDT
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Actress Bai Ling has found love with her Celebrity Rehab co-star Dwight Gooden, according to a report.

The Crow star appeared on the reality TV show earlier this year to tackle alcohol abuse, while Major League Baseball legend Gooden signed up to conquer his prescription drug, booze and cocaine problems.

The pair struck up a close friendship after attempting to get sober together and have allegedly been dating ever since wrapping the series.

The stars proved they weren't shy about their budding romance on Tuesday as they walked hand-in-hand through the streets of Manhattan.
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Dr. Drew Clarifies His Feelings On Amy Winehouse, Jeff Conaway

August 15th, 2011 10:26am EDT
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Between Celebrity Rehab and his HLN show on CNN, Dr. Drew Pinsky has said a lot about celebrities struggling with addiction in the public eye. After introducing his new show, Dr. Drew’s Life Changers on The CW to the Television Critics Association, Pinsky clarified how the subject of Amy Winehouse came up on HLN.

“Just so you know what happened, people have missed the actual fact, Janice Dickinson was on my HLN show,” Pinsky said. “We were doing a panel on addiction and she all of a sudden blurted out and started crying that she had given Amy my number, she was trying to call me, she said ...
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'Celebrity Rehab' Star Eric Roberts Calls For Legalization Of Marijuana

August 8th, 2011 8:52pm EDT
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Actor Eric Roberts has thrown his support behind a campaign to legalize marijuana, insisting pot is less harmful than alcohol.

The Expendables star, brother of Julia Roberts and father of young actress Emma, tried to kick his addiction to the drug during a stint on reality show Celebrity Rehab last year, but that hasn't ended his interest in marijuana and now he has filmed a promotional video for website TellDC.com.

In the promo, he says, "Today we're talking about the legalization of marijuana. How is alcohol legal and marijuana is not? Alcohol has destroyed whole civilizations, whereas ...
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'Baywatch' Star Jeremy Jackson Wants To Join Chippendales Adults-Only Revue

August 5th, 2011 9:26am EDT
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Former "Baywatch" child star Jeremy Jackson is set to bare all for cash as a member of The Chippendales dance troupe in Las Vegas.

The actor, who played David Hasselhoff's son on the cult beach show, is in talks with Chippendales bosses about a longtime role in the saucy, adults-only revue.

Jackson's representative tells TMZ.com that the actor is hoping to replace 98 Degrees singer Jeff Timmons, who briefly appeared as a Chippendale in the show.

If it all works out, it will be Jackson's first job since appearing on reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab," during which he battled an addiction t...
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'Baywatch' Star Jeremy Jackson Blames Steroids For Wrecking His Hollywood Dreams

June 15th, 2011 9:28pm EDT
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Former child star Jeremy Jackson has opened up about the steroid abuse that forced him into rehab, revealing he was taking drugs farmers give to cattle pre-slaughter just to build up his body.

The actor, who played David Hasselhoff's son on Baywatch, has battled substance abuse issues in the past but he never thought he would become addicted to performance-enhancement drugs.

Rattling off a shopping list of dangerous drugs he took to help him become a beefcake in the gym, Jackson tells Access Hollywood Live he started working out to get into shape for TV and movie roles, but he became so o...
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Cast Of 'Celebrity Rehab' Season 5 Announced

June 8th, 2011 8:15am EDT
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Blade Runner actress Sean Young, Lindsay Lohan's father Michael and former Guns N' Roses rocker Steven Adler are among the stars checking into the next series of Celebrity Rehab.

Joining the trio on the reality TV show, hosted by celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky, will be The Crow star Bai Ling and Baywatch bad boy Jeremy Jackson as well as Amy Fisher.

Lohan recently made headlines when he announced he would open his own rehabilitation center, while Young has struggled with alcohol abuse issues in the past. Adler follows his pal Mike Starr who appeared on Celebrity Rehab last year . Th...
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'Grease' & 'Taxi' Star Jeff Conaway Dies At 60

May 27th, 2011 3:08pm EDT
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Grease star Jeff Conaway has died, a day after he was taken off life support. He was 60.

Conaway was hospitalized at Encino Hospital Medical Center on May 11 after he was found unconscious at his California home.

The actor's spokesman Phil Brock recently revealed he was found with a cocktail of "painkillers and cold medicine in his system", and doctors went on to diagnose him with pneumonia and sepsis, a potentially fatal blood poisoning caused by a bacterial infection.

He remained in a coma and his family decided to switch off his life support machine on Thursday after medics admitted h...
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Dr. Drew: 'Jeff Conaway Did Not Overdose'

May 22nd, 2011 4:00pm EDT
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Taxi star Jeff Conaway is in a "tenuous" state in hospital, but did not overdose on painkillers, according to TV personality Dr. Drew Pinsky.

The 60 year old, who played rocker Kenickie in the hit 1978 movie musical, has famously battled problems with cocaine, painkillers and alcohol, and was admitted to Encino Hospital Medical Center last week.

He has been diagnosed with pneumonia and was unconscious when hospitalized, with rumors suggesting he had taken an overdose of the medication he uses to aid his pain following a fall down a staircase which left him with a broken hip, a fractured n...
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Steven Tyler Slams 'Celebrity Rehab'

May 4th, 2011 11:29am EDT
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Rocker Steven Tyler has taken aim at Dr. Drew Pinsky and his reality show Celebrity Rehab, insisting the "ghoulish and unreal" series exploited his pal Steven Adler's weaknesses.

The former Guns N' Roses drummer was kicked out of the band in 1989 amid rumors his drug use was hampering his performance, and he has long struggled with his addictions. He was ordered into rehab in 2009 following a 2008 felony drug charge, and his battle to get clean was chronicled on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and its spin-off series Sober House.

However, Tyler has accused TV bosses of giving Adler cash t...
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Duff McKagan Slams 'Celebrity Rehab'

April 20th, 2011 8:34am EDT
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Rocker Duff McKagan has taken aim at drug counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky's reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab" for exploiting stars in trouble.

The former Guns N' Roses star, who signed up for rehab in a bid to get sober, insists the treatment must be done behind closed doors - not on camera.

McKagan, whose pal Mike Starr recently lost his battle with sobriety and died from an overdose after appearing on the show, tells Examiner.com, "I cringe, I think it's the worst thing for so-called sobriety: 'Hold on, we're having a breakthrough... Wait, we've gotta do make-up!'

"There's a reason it's (reh...
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Michael Lohan Officially Charged With Domestic Violence

March 23rd, 2011 4:18pm EDT
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Lindsay Lohan's father Michael has been formally charged with domestic violence, following allegations he assaulted his ex-girlfriend, Kate Major.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office handed Lohan a misdemeanour charge on Wednesday for inflicting injury on a cohabitant, reports TMZ.com.

The actress' dad was apprehended in Los Angeles on Monday after Major filed a police report claiming a heated argument with Lohan had turned violent. Major is said to have "visible marking" due to the alleged attack.

While at the police station, Lohan complained of chest pains and was taken t...
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Michaele Salahi Booted From 'Celebrity Rehab'

March 9th, 2011 9:40am EST
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Michaele Salahi has been kicked off of the new season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, VH1 announced Tuesday.

"The treatment program that Celebrity Rehab documents is intended for individuals with serious substance abuse and addiction issues. Prior to the taping of the current season, producers were advised that Michaele Salahi met the criteria to be treated in this setting," the network said in a statement Tuesday. "However...

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Former Alice in Chains Bassist Mike Starr Dies at 44

March 8th, 2011 11:39pm EST
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Former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr died Tuesday in Salt Lake City, Utah, TVGuide.com has confirmed. He was 44 years old.

According to a spokesman for the Salt Lake City police department, police received a call of a possible death at 1:42 p.m. local time. When police arrived at the location of the call, they confirmed Starr was deceased. His cause of death will be determined following an autopsy.

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Sean Young Joins 'Celebrity Rehab'

March 8th, 2011 11:01am EST
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Sean Young will appear in the fifth season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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Steven Adler Returns To 'Celebrity Rehab'

March 8th, 2011 8:29am EST
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Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler is heading back into reality TV rehab - he's signed up for another series of Dr. Drew's hit program.

The musician's battle with drugs reportedly led to him being booted out of the rock band in 1989. He faced his demons by signing up to appear on show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and its spin-off series Sober House in 2008/09 after he was ordered to get help by a judge. And despite kicking his drug habit after stints on the shows, Adler has agreed to go back into rehab to ensure he keeps up his recovery.

On his Twitter.com page, Adler writes, "A...
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Heidi Montag Is Not Joining 'Celebrity Rehab'

March 5th, 2011 9:05am EST
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Reality TV star Heidi Montag has dismissed reports suggesting she has joined the cast of addiction counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky's show "Celebrity Rehab."

Online gossip linked "The Hills" star to the new season of the show, which features celebrities attempting to deal with all manner of addictions.

One report suggested the blonde had already checked in to Dr. Drew's rehab house in Pasadena, California, earlier this week after struggling with a pill-popping problem.

A source tells X17online.com, "Heidi was dropped off at the house two days ago by a friend. She is going to be on season five w...
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Cast Leak: Michael Lohan Joins 'Celebrity Rehab' Season 5

March 3rd, 2011 3:00pm EST
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Unfortunately, Charlie Sheen won't be appearing on the new season of "Celebrity Rehab" (now that would be interesting), but TMZ.com has learned that several D-listers are ready to battle their drug and alcohol addictions in front of VH1 cameras.

Lindsay Lohan's father Michael has apparently joined the cast, and his daughter is horrified. LiLo is afraid her dad will embarrass the family. Can that family be embarrassed any more than it already has?

Check out who else is reportedly on board: Former NY Mets pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden, White House wedding crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi, a...
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'Celebrity Rehab' Star Jason Davis Busted For Drug Possession

January 29th, 2011 11:00am EST
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Reality TV star and oil heir Jason Davis has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession, a day after declaring he was clean during a live episode of hit reality show Celebrity Rehab.

The grandson of billionaire businessman Marvin Davis was a patient on counsellor-to-the-stars Dr. Drew Pinsky's TV treatment show, which saw him receive help fighting his drink and drug demons at the Pasadena Recovery Center last year.

A live reunion episode of "Celebrity Rehab" aired on Wednesday, when Davis claimed he had managed to stay sober.

But he appears to have slipped back into his wild ways and ...
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Leif Garrett Claims 'Celebrity Rehab' Pushed Him To Use Drugs

January 5th, 2011 8:19am EST
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Troubled 70's pop star Leif Garrett has prompted a war of words between himself and the producers of VH1 reality show "Celebrity Rehab" after accusing them of accelerating his 2010 drug relapse for dramatic effect.

The singer, who has been battling drug abuse for years, checked into the latest season of Celebrity Rehab in a bid to kick his habit, but in a new Los Angeles Times interview, Garrett claims producers encouraged him to relapse in a bid to boost ratings.

He says, "(The producers) asked to get some footage of me using, and I said, 'I haven't been using'. They said, 'We really hav...
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