Dr. Drew quitting ‘Celebrity Rehab’ over criticisms

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  1. remdeprived

    remdeprived Well-Known Member

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    Will Robin take credit?


    By: Katy St. Clair | 05/05/13 1:59 PM
    Special To The S.F. Examiner


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    “Celebrity Rehab†star Dr. Drew Pinsky says he’s throwing in the towel on the controversial show. There’s no doubt that it was exploitative, despite his best intentions, but Pinsky says he’s tired of taking all the heat†for every death, especially when loss of life unfortunately goes with the territory.

    CBS News reports that after Mindy McCready died by suicide in February — the fifth person on the show to die — Pinksy said he’d had enough of the attacks.

    “These are really sick people, that’s why they die,†he told a radio show. “It’s sad that we’re not doing more shows because people really did get help. A lot of people are sober because of ‘Celebrity Rehab.’â€







    Read more at the San Francisco Examiner:http://www.sfexaminer.com/entertain...celebrity-rehab-over-criticisms#ixzz2SSoCy6rF
     
  2. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    I don't think TV is the best way to do Rehab and most of those people were there just for the paycheck but some did want help and did get help and are doing well. Any rehab is going to have successes and failures. Steve O credits doctor Drew with helping him a lot.
    Yeah Robin will be all over how she was all over this and whatever. Ugh
     
  3. RobinsBedSores

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    He should lose his medical license.
     
  4. TelegramSam

    TelegramSam I love Sam's cock Banned User

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    Agreed. He's no better than Dr. Phil.
     
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    KillVampires Racist Banned User

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    Doug Stanhope will be on O&A tomorrow to talk about this.
     
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    This
     
  8. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    Robin won't know about it unless her intern prints it from yahoo news.
     
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    Woof Liver Shots?

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    34 will take credit,But she was just about to say that.
     
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    this guy is too spiffy and ingratiating i don't trust a word he says
     
  11. BrerJimmy

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    The irony is, I quit watching because not enough of them were dying.
     
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    Dr. Drew is dreamy :wub:
     
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    Dr.drew is a attention whore

    Bye.....
     
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    I think he should do one more season with Lindsey Lohan. It would be a public service if he could kill off that skank once and for all.
     
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    Waahhhh, I want to keep exploiting them.
     
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    i like drew, he means well.
     
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    If Robin brings up all the people Dr Drew supposedly killed, some caller should bring up Dana Plato, Anna Nicole Smith, the ZooKeppers Wife, and Hank the Dwarf.
     
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    I think so too.
     
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    he's a bastard..but it's funny he told robin what a sick bitch she is :)
    hehe
     
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    It was imperfect treatment for sure, but it was still treatment.......................and none of them could have afforded it otherwise.

    I like Dr. Drew. Him pointing out the 34 has cemented his "bro" status with me. :up:

    What the fuck do I care if he exploited some washed up, d-list celebs to make a name for himself and some $$$ while he tried to help them get sober?

    We've all laughed at much, much worse exploitation from Howard and Co.

    I don't understand the hypocrisy.....................or is it "evolution"?

    :dontknow: