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Steven Adler Storms Out on 'Celebrity Rehab' (VIDEO)

by Mike Moody, posted Jul 18th 2011 8:30AM
celebrity rehabSteven Adler walked out the door after a tense discussion with Dr. Drew and Amy Fisher on 'Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew' (Sun., 9PM on VH1).

Claiming that Fisher's dishonesty and unwillingness to share with the group was holding everyone back, the former Guns N' Roses drummer charged Fisher with living in denial.

"What's wrong with denial?" Drew asked.

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'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Star Danielle Staub Seeks Help from Dr. Drew

by PopEater Staff, posted May 19th 2011 5:30AM
Danielle StaubReality TV star Danielle Staub hit the headlines recently when photos of her dancing nude at a New York City strip club hit the Internet.

Now, after admitting that she was sexually abused as a child, the former 'Real Housewives' star is now seeking treatment for her psychological problems.

Staub told PEOPLE that it was the childhood sexual abuse that caused her to have issues with low self esteem. She is quoted saying, "I have addictions with love and low self-esteem, and I need help!"

The 48-year old continues, "My low self-esteem derived from childhood sexual abuse has messed with my mind and self-worth, and over the years I thought about getting help but pushed it deep into the depths of denial. For years I have had the suicide hotline on my cell phone and would like nothing more than to free myself from this constant pressure."

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Mike Starr, Rocker and 'Celebrity Rehab' Patient, Dies Aged 44

by Catherine Lawson, posted Mar 9th 2011 6:52AM
Mike StarrMike Starr, the original bassist for Alice in Chains, has died at the age of 44. Police say his body was found at a house in Salt Lake City, Utah Tuesday afternoon.

The cause of death has not yet been announced, but a spokesman for the Salt Lake City Police Dept. said, "There is nothing to indicate that this was foul play by another individual."

Starr's father told TMZ "It's a terrible shock and tragedy."

Starr battled drug addiction for many years, and went public with his substance abuse problems in 2010 when he appeared on Season 3 of VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.'

Dr. Drew Pinsky expressed his condolences via Twitter: "Devastating to hear of Mike Starr succumbing to his illness. So very sad. Our prayers are with his family."

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'Celebrity Rehab' Season 5 Casting Rumors

by Catherine Lawson, posted Mar 3rd 2011 7:50AM
Michael LohanShooting started Wednesday on the new season of 'Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew' and reports from the set suggest Dr. Drew will have his hands full with the new cast. According to reports, there's a Lohan, a 'Baywatch' star, a former New York baseball great, and at least two 'Real Housewives.'

The show has apparently been after Lindsay Lohan for years without success. However, producers have reportedly nabbed her father and are hoping that Lindsay and/or her mom Dina will appear on the show for some "family counseling."

According to RadarOnline.com Michael Lohan has checked into 'Celebrity Rehab' to deal with his anger management issues, not drugs- or alcohol-related problems.

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Dr. Drew to Host New Daytime Talk Show on The CW

by Jean Bentley, posted Jan 11th 2011 11:00AM
Dr. Drew PinskyDr. Drew Pinsky is a busy, busy man.

In addition to 'Celebrity Rehab' (and offshoots 'Sober House' and 'Sex Rehab'), a new HLN show and hosting MTV's '16 and Pregnant' and 'Teen Mom' specials, the good doctor is adding another series to his resume. Entertainment Weekly reports that Pinsky will headline a new half-hour daytime talk show on The CW called 'Dr. Drew's Lifechangers.'

Pinsky will touch on familiar topics like addiction and relationship problems, bringing in experts to weigh in on the issues.

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Dr. Drew: Miley Cyrus' Bong Hit Is No Laughing Matter (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Dec 14th 2010 6:45AM
Dr. Drew Pinsky Talks Miley Cyrus on 'Chelsea Lately'Dr. Drew Pinsky joined panelists on 'Chelsea Lately' (weeknights, 11PM ET on E!) to discuss Miley Cyrus' already infamous bong hit. (TMZ released footage last Friday of the 18-year-old inhaling Salvia from a bong.)

"Salvia causes a very intense, severe hallucination [that] lasts a few minutes, typically," said Dr. Drew of the psychedelic herb. But it's not illegal. "So what's the problem?" joked Chelsea Handler.

"The real issue is, you know, her family's falling apart ... Now we're starting to see her act out," he said. "I look at that, and I'm sort of horrified." The host replied, "Well, why? You're gonna have another customer."

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Dr. Drew Calls Out Catelynn's Mother for Emotional Abuse on 'Teen Mom Reunion' (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Oct 20th 2010 8:20AM
Dr. Drew Scolds a Mother on 'Teen Mom'On 'Teen Mom' (Tue., 10PM ET on MTV), Dr. Drew Pinsky stepped in to help Catelynn deal with the troubled relationship she has with her mom. Though her mother April confessed she regretted "anything mean I've ever said to her," Catelynn said she wouldn't talk to her own daughter like that. April clapped for her, made a halo with her hands and held it over Catelynn's head.

Dr. Drew was not amused. He told her, "When you call somebody a bitch and it's your daughter, or you demean them with the halo stuff ... that's emotional abuse."

Catelynn's mother
initially responded with a flippant nod and an "OK," then said she didn't mean to be hostile, and she loved her. "But that doesn't dismiss the pain of the aggression," said Dr. Drew. "The aggression is damaging."

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FX Announces Fall Premiere Dates & More TV News

by Andrew Scott, posted Jul 1st 2009 1:00PM
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Hung

FX schedules premiere dates for 'Nip/Tuck,' 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' and others, 'Hung' has a big debut, Liza Minnelli is a 'Diva' and more TV news.

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