Following five years of Celebrity Rehab the show is returning with a twist! This time, in an all new premise, the legendary Dr. Drew will check in with past patients in Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited.
In a series of four, “where are they now” specials Dr. Drew and his head counselor Bob Forrest will follow up with celebrity rehab graduates from the first four seasons. The show will feature new interviews and home visits with such patients as Andy Dick, Heidi Fleiss, Rachel Uchitel, Nikki Mckibbin and Janice Dickinson as well as several other famous “celebrity rehabbers.”
Dr. Drew will also address life in the months and years following addiction recovery and discussing the struggles of sobriety, and in some cases the updates won’t feature happy endings. “While many patients on the series have been successful with recovery, viewers will see that in some instances, not even Dr Drew’s patients are immune to the perils of relapse.” No word on who is doing well and who unfortunately may have re-succumbed to addiction.
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Revisited premieres Wednesday, November 20th (8/9c) on Vh1.
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According to TMZ, professional mistress and Celebrity Rehab star Rachel confided in a close friend yesterday, stating she would “give up everything” to be back with Tiger, whom she had an affair with.
The friend tells TMZ Rachel said, “I feel horrible for him. He loved her. But he was in love with me. I hope he remembers that was real, and reaches out to me.” Wonder if Rachel would be willing to give up the $10 million settlement she reportedly received from Tiger to stay mum about their affair.
Jeremy is however denying the affair, telling PEOPLE – “Without a doubt we are only friends. We never even kissed. We’ve never had an affair.”
Celebrity Rehab 4 is scheduled to premiere in October on VH1.
According to the site, Rachel sent one of Jake’s friends an email asking to be set up with the newly-single former pilot. But it seems Jake wasn’t too keen on dating the Celebrity Rehab 4 cast member.
“Jake thinks she’s probably a ‘nice girl’ but isn’t looking to date anytime soon,” the source said. As for what Jake wants in a woman, he jokingly tells UsWeekly he likes “blondes, brunettes, redheads or any combination.”
Jake adds, “I’m just looking for a sweetheart. That’s the biggest thing. I’m looking for a girl that has a really big heart.” Getting into another relationship is however not on Jake’s radar at the moment. “You know what, being single sometimes isn’t a bad thing. It gives you time to worry about you and work on yourself.”
In other news, Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky and fiance Roberto Martinez are still going strong an entire week after their show ended. For those not familiar with the show, a week in Bachelor/Bachelorette couple history is equivalent to about a year month in ‘real life.’
The two have even moved into their new place in San Diego, CA. Ali twitted, “All moved into our place in San Diego- minus the furniture. So excited to decorate our home together”.
And as for their wedding, you know since they are engaged and all, the two are wanting to tie the knot by next summer and are open to doing it on national television.
“We’re definitely open to that idea,” Roberto said. “The money we can save on that, we could use to invest in our lives. You know what? It’d be kind of cool to share that moment.”
The highly talked about Bachelor Pad is set to premiere tonight on ABC at 8 P.M./ET.
In tonight’s premiere, the contestants will arrive separately via limousine to greet co-host Chris Harrison, the other host is Melissa Rycroft. They are unaware of who else is on the show and according to UsWeekly, and weatherman Jonathan is not happy to see his nemesis Craig M.
On more of the premise of the show – there will be a competition in each episode and the winner of each competition gets a rose and he/she gets to pick three people to go on a date with. During the date, the winner will hand out a rose to someone, and that person is then safe from elimination. One guy and one girl will be ousted each week.
While the competition aspect sounds interesting enough, the juicy part of the show comes in form of the hooks ups amongst the cast members, and there are reportedly lots and lots of it! As for what to expect tonight and this season in terms of hooking up, and not who wins the competion. Some spoilers are below –
Elizabeth Kitt (Bachelor: Jake) is in love with Jesse Kovacs (Bachelorette: Jillian), but the feeling isn’t mutual, and when Jesse K tells her they should just be friends while doing the show, she threatens to have her girlfriends in the house vote him out.
In the premiere episode, Natalie Getz (Bachelor: Jason) and Jesse Beck (Bachelorette: Ali) strike up a quick romance and are quickly seen making out all over the house, thus making them a target to be split up by the other contestants.
Nikki Kaapke (Bachelor: Jason) and Juan Barbiere (Bachelorette: Jilian) are said to have dated off the show with things not ending well between the two, which will likely lead to some show drama.
Star magazine also gives these juicy tidbits about the show’s cast –
Gia & Wes: She may have a boyfriend back home, but that didn’t stop Jake Pavelka’s castoff from locking lips — a lot — with the aspiring country singer (from Jillian Harris’ season). “She was smitten,” says an insider.
David & Jessie: When it came to the ladies, he was like a kid in a candy store! David, who was also dumped by Jillian, hooked up with both Natalie and Jessie. “He’ll do anything to get ahead in the game,” says the insider.
Tenley & Kiptyn: The temperature spiked in the hot tub when these two and things “got really steamy” one night, says the insider. “I’m pretty sure Tenley fell in love with him, but Kiptyn is such a player.”
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The all new 4th season of Celebrity Rehab only started filming a little over a week ago and there is already drama on the set.
RadarOnline is reporting that professional mistress Rachel Uchitel walked out on the show while filming this week. Rachel told producers “I quit” and ran away from the set, getting away to a swanky Beverly Hills hotel after an intense day of filming drove her over the edge.
So what drove Rachel over the edge? According to TMZ, it was an intense talk about her father’s death. Sources tell TMZ that Rachel’s breaking point came during a recent one-on-one therapy session where the main topic was her dad.
Rachel’s father died of a cocaine overdose in his 40s, and Rachel was 15 at the time. Rachel’s exit was however short lived as she returned the next day because her ‘Rehab’ castmates called and urged her to rejoin them.
In other Rachel news, TMZ also reported a while back that Rachel has a major crush on Dr. Drew Pinsky, and her infatuation with him is what led her to sign on for the show. Something tells us Dr. Drew’s wife will be making more frequent visits to the set.
It was also revealed last week that actor Eric Roberts had joined the cast, much to the surprise of many. While Eric remains in Rehab, his wife is now speaking out on his behalf, and revealing his addiction.
“Eric quit drugs and alcohol in 1995,” his wife, Eliza Roberts (an actress and casting director), tells E! News. “He has no interest in anything, other than marijuana.”
As for how his addiction to marijuana came about, his wife adds, “He uses marijuana as a medication. He has a prescription. However, a dependency is a dependency and he doesn’t want to be dependent on it anymore.”
So how is Eric’s famous daughter, Emma Roberts, and sister, Julia Roberts, reacting to the news? “Everyone in the family is very supportive of each other and of each other being their best self and being healthy.”
Money is likely the motivating factor for Eric’s appearance on the show, as the “celebrities” do get paid. According to TMZ, Rachel Uchitel is receiving $500, 000 while Jeremy London is only getting $40,000. No word yet on how much Eric will be receiving, but one has to assume it will be more than what Rachel is getting.
RadarOnline is reporting today that actor Eric Roberts has now joined the season 4 cast of Celebrity Rehab.
VH1 officially announced the cast earlier this week, which included “celebrities” such as Janice Dickinson, Jason Wahler, and Jeremy London. “Eric Roberts is my roommate and is simply amazing,” London told Radar. “He’s an incredible person.”
Eric’s addition to the show is a bit of a surprise considering he has had a pretty successful career as an actor having starred in films such as The Dark Knight and Fight Club. Eric, 54, is the brother of popular actress Julia Roberts, and father of budding actress Emma Roberts.
In other “celebrity” news, TMZ also reported this week that Donald Trump is no longer interested in having Rachel Uchitel on the Celebrity Apprentice. For those not familiar with Rachel, she is the mistress extraordinaire who has bedded the likes of Tiger Woods and actor David Boreanaz.
Donald had asked Rachel to be on the next season of Celebrity Apprentice and she had accepted, however it seems the Donald was none too pleased with Rachel’s decision to do Celebrity Rehab.
“It’s a terrible decision. We have zero interest in her now,” said Donald to TMZ before adding that “‘Celebrity Apprentice‘ is a huge show and ‘Celebrity Rehab’ is not. I have 10 people who want to be on the show for every slot that’s available. I’m moving on.”
After months of speculation and casting rumors, VH1 has officially announced the cast of Celebrity Rehab season four today.
Most shocking is the addition of professional mistress Rachel Uchitel, who is infamous for her affairs with Tiger Woods and actor David Boreanaz. TMZ is reporting that Rachel, who was the first mistress named in the Tiger Wood affairs thus receiving $10 million from the sports star to keep silent on their relationship, will bag a cool $500,000 for her appearance on Celebrity Rehab.
Rachel’s addition to the show is even more surprising because TMZ reported this weekend that she was in talks to appear on the next season of Celebrity Apprentice. According to the report, Donald Trump asked her to be on the show and she answered yes. NBC will however have the final say on whether or not she will appear on the show. Guess it does pays to be a ho-bag whore mistress.
As for Rachel’s addiction, a VH1 rep tells TMZ it is an addiction to pills, while UsWeekly is reporting she has no drug or alcohol addictions, adding that the show will focus on her addiction to love and her bad choices when it comes to relationships.
Also joining Rachel for the fourth season is professional hotmess/former supermodel Janice Dickinson, and former star of The Hills & Laguna Beach, Jason Wahler, who has been arrested multiple times in recent years for alcohol related incidents. No word yet on what Janice’s addiction is.
The remaining cast members this season include former teen heartthrob Leif Garrett, troubled actor Jeremy London, socialite Jason Davis, and R&B singer Keyshia Cole’s mother Frankie Lons.
No longer appearing on CR this season is Tila Tequila, who signed on to appear on the show back in June. No word on why Tila was dropped from the show.
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