DUIs, Substance Abuse & Rehab

Oprah Winfrey Tells Lindsay Lohan To 'Cut The BS' In First Trailer For Docu-series 'Lindsay'

March 5th, 2014 9:04pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
"There's nothing left in having a drink for me," says Lindsay Lohan in the first trailer for new reality series "Lindsay," which follows the troubled star post-rehab as she relocates back to New York. "What's left in that feeling? nothing. there's no party that i haven't gone to, there's no person that i haven't hung out with, there's no situation that I haven't, you know, been exposed to."

The series, produced by media mogul Oprah Winfrey takes a candid look at the life of Lohan after her stay in a California rehab center as she attempts to stay sober and turn things around.

Lohan became...

George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest

March 1st, 2014 7:44am EST
George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest
George Lopez passed out on the floor of a Canadian casino and was arrested for public intoxication on Thursday.

Security guards called police to Caesars Windsor in Ontario, who arrested the actor/comedian inside one of the casino’s bars.

A spokesperson for the police department confirmed to People magazine that a male was taken into custody at 11:25 p.m. and was “released with no charges.”

In response to the arrest, Lopez joked: "Tied one on last night. Not feeling great this morning. I was trying to sleep it off, unfortunately, it was on the casino floor."

Lopez, 52, had performed at t...

Selena Gomez Writes First Statement Since Rehab Revelation

February 11th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez has reached out to her fans for the first time since it was revealed she went to rehab in January for exhaustion issues.

Gomez uploaded a photo of herself on a boat to Instagram with the message, "I've done everything I could to the best of my ability. Thank you for the unconditional love and cyber hugs. You inspire me."

Gomez has spoken to the media several times since her stay at Arizona's Dawn at the Meadows while promoting Rudderless at the Sundance Film Festival, but her treatment was unknown at the time.

The pop star has received plenty of support from the public, in...

Chris Kattan Arrested For DUI After Crashing Car

February 10th, 2014 4:03pm EST
Chris Kattan
Former Saturday Night Live star Chris Kattan was arrested this morning after his car crashed into a DOT vehicle on a highway in California.

TMZ reports a driver called the California Highway Patrol to tell them a Mercedes was "weaving all over the roadway at slow speeds."

Soon after, Kattan apparently swerved into a freeway closure and hit a Department of Transportation vehicle. There was no one inside the vehicle at the time of the accident and Kattan was not injured.

Sources tell TMZ Kattan was booked for driving under the influence of drugs, not alcohol. He posted a $15,000 bail and i...

Selena Gomez Blames Justin Bieber For Rehab Stay?

February 6th, 2014 9:28pm EST
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is blaming ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber for her recent stay in rehab, according to reports.

Selena spent the last two weeks at the Meadows treatment center in Arizona for several problems -- reportedly alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug Adderall, but her reps claim she only went for emotional issues. According to TMZ.com, sources say that it's all Bieber's fault.

Selena's management team was reportedly unhappy when she started seeing Justin again over the holidays, and when the two were spotted cruising around on Segways in Bieber's neighborhood last month they pushed her...

Aaron Sorkin: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Will Save Lives

February 6th, 2014 2:00pm EST
Aaron Sorkin: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Will Save Lives
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and Philip Seymour Hoffman talked about drug overdoses a few years before the actor's death. The pair worked together in 2007 on the film "Charlie Wilson's War" and confided in each other about their addictions.

The New York City medical examiner's office is expected to conduct additional toxicology and tissue tests on Hoffman, 46, whose autopsy proved inconclusive. He was found dead on Sunday surrounded by a large amount of heroin in his apartment and a needle sticking out of his arm.

Sorkin told Time.com, "Phil Hoffman and I had two things in common. We were bo...

Four Arrested In Philip Seymour Hoffman Investigation

February 5th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Four Arrested In Philip Seymour Hoffman Investigation
Police have arrested four individuals in connection with the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. The actor died in his New York City apartment on Sunday after reportedly overdosing on heroin.

While investiging the Oscar winner's death, police reportedly found over 50 packets of the drug at his home. A witness saw Hoffman buying narcotics from two men near his Manhattan residence.

A New York Police Department spokesman has confirmed that four people were taken into custody following a raid on a property in NYC - three men and one woman, according to TMZ.com.

It is believed the suspects were ...

Selena Gomez Spent Two Weeks In Rehab In January

February 5th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez spent two weeks in rehab in January, weeks after she canceled the Australian leg of her world tour.

RadarOnline first reported Gomez admitted herself to Dawn at The Meadows recovery center in Wickenburg, Arizona on January 5."While a source for the website claims Gomez had been "partying hard," a spokesperson for the pop star says, “Selena voluntarily spent time at Meadows but not for substance abuse."

People Magazine has also confirmed the brief stay at the center. While Dawn at The Meadows specializes in treating young people for addictions, Selena’s people are adamant she ...

Ke$ha Extends Rehab And Cancels Tour Dates

February 4th, 2014 7:03pm EST
Ke$ha has put her recovery first, postponing tour stops in March and April to extend her rehab for an eating disorder.

The pop star said in a statement, "I was so looking forward to performing at these dates but I need to follow my doctor's advice and get my health back on track. All of your support during this time has been so amazing. I couldn't have done this without you all. I look forward to coming back stronger than ever on the next tour."

It's the first we have heard from the singer since January, when she reached out via Twitter to thank them for their support. "Hey It's Kesha fro...

Judge Decides Chris Brown Should Remain In Rehab, Not Go To Jail

February 4th, 2014 2:00pm EST
Judge Decides Chris Brown Should Remain In Rehab, Not Go To Jail
A Los Angeles judge decided not to put Chris Brown in jail on Monday for violating probation, preferring to keep the singer in rehab.

The singer went to court for a hearing into his 2009 Rihanna assault case. He faced a possible probation violation stemming from a fight outside a Washington, D.C. hotel.

According to TMZ.com, prosecutors argued that Brown's violent behavior "continues to increase in severity and frequency," adding he poses an "increasing danger to society."

The District Attorney's office representatives pointed out that there is probable cause to believe Brown is guilty o...