One of the stories to erupt in the wake of singer Mindy McCready’s death from an apparent suicide is the tragic loss of life for former cast members of Celebrity Rehab. McCready’s passing marks the 5th death in 2 years for those that have sought assistance via the VH1 TV show hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky. See who likened Dr. Drew to Jack Kevorkian via Twitter and read Pinsky’s official response to the sad news of McCready’s passing.
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Lisa D’Amato, who won the all-star cycle of America’s Next Top Model in 2011, is recovering from a freak accident that has temporarily jacked up her photogenic face. Not one to keep things from her fans, Lisa shared some pretty intense images (read- warning graphic) of her injuries via Instagram and Facebook.
Joey Kovar has died. The 29-year-old reality show star had been battling his addiction for several years as fans saw during his appearance on Real World: Hollywood. Joey also appeared on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew to get help with his addiction to cocaine and ecstasy. While the cause of death has yet to be released, Joey’s family suspects that his addiction played a part in his passing.
It seems that the bad case of train wreckitosis Kate Major caught while dating Patient Zero Michael Lohan is untreatable. Kate was arrested yet again this morning in Boca Raton, Florida, this time for battery, battery against an officer, EMT, or firefighter, and resisting an officer with violence. Keep reading for her most recent booking photo and take a trip down memory lane with a couple memorable clips of Michael and Kate from Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.
Amy Fisher’s lived most of her life in the tabloids after shooting her lover’s wife in the head, turning the terrible event into a springboard to become a writer, stage a dramatic reunion with her victim, and more recently, with the help of her husband Lou Bellera, launch a porn career.
Things have changed since she served six years for almost murdering Mary Jo Buttafuoco. She’s been married for 12 years, has three children, does cheesy tabloid-headline grabbing porn for money (this started with her sex tape with husband Louis Bellera), and has a completely new face.
In sad news, Grease, Taxi, and Celebrity Rehab veteran actor Jeff Conaway has been taken off of life support after being in a coma induced by pneumonia and sepsis.
UPDATE - Conaway has reportedly died at the age of 60. Keep reading for all the sad details and relive a little of his happier days as Kenickie in the musical Grease.
Michaele Salahi has reportedly been kicked out of VH1′s reality show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew because she doesn’t have an addiction.
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson joins Rachel Uchitel, Jeremy London, and others tonight on the premiere of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Season 4, and she deals with some pretty tough issues. Already damaged from physical, emotional, and sexual abuse from her father, she took advantage of the readily available alcohol and cocaine at every shoot [...]
In yet another blow or should I say blows to Dr. Drew’s psych cred Celebrity Rehab and Sober House alum Shifty Shellshock was caught on camera fighting with a bouncer outside an L.A. night club.
Check out Shifty getting nifty with his fisties and a can of Red Bull!