Mindy McCready's Suicide and the 'Celebrity Rehab' Curse

Yesterday, country singer Mindy McCready was found on her front porch dead of an apparent suicide. Having appeared on VH1's Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2009 for her addiction to alcohol and painkillers, she is the fifth person from the series to die in the last two years. Of the nine cast members from her… »2/18/13 2:35pm2/18/13 2:35pm


50 Cent Is in the Hospital, But Is He Dying or Just Dying for Attention?

When most people are in the hospital they don't tweet about their whereabouts because they are, you know, busy being extremely sick. But 50 Cent has recently issued a series of tweets mentioning that he's in the hospital—for what a friend says is a stomach ailment—while simultaneously mentioning his new mixtape. The… »5/17/12 8:00pm5/17/12 8:00pm

Celebrity Rehab: Two Grown Men + Calling Shotgun = Screaming Match

It's already been established on Celebrity Rehab »11/20/08 7:00pm11/20/08 7:00pm (and on ) that Gary Busey is kinda insane in the membrane, stemming from a motorcycle accident in the early '80s. Jeff Conaway, on the other hand, is sort of a big baby. (He called 911 because the rehab facility would not give him painkillers.) Anyway, the two ended up…

Celebrity Rehab: Jeff Conaway Literally Wants To Kill His Girlfriend

Jeff Conaway has returned for a second season of Celebrity Rehab »11/13/08 5:00pm11/13/08 5:00pm and he's in even more physical pain than before because his girlfriend kicked him in the back (where he's had surgery) "five times." Vikki is at the Pasadena Recovery Center as well, but being treated in a wing with other non-celebrity patients. After…

Celebrity Rehab: Jeff Conaway's Girlfriend Just Doesn't Get The No-Booze Business

Vicki, Jeff Conaway's enabling girlfriend, has been one hell of a roadblock on Jeff's road to recovery. During his stay in rehab she has been caught bringing hardcore prescription painkillers into the facility (which were intercepted by employees), as well as booze disguised in a soft drink bottle. On last night's… »2/15/08 11:00am2/15/08 11:00am