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Have A Listen To Celebrity Rehab Star Bai Ling’s New Song, Appropriately Called “Rehab”


This might be the most literal song about rehab (Celebrity Rehab, to be exact) that you’ll ever hear. Bai Ling, who appeared on season 5 of the show with Dr. Drew just released a single (available on iTunes!) called “Rehab” with lyrics that might sound familiar if you’ve followed the show. (“I got out of rehab, I got on a rooftop, I stopped smoking, I stopped drinking.”) Thoughts?

And after the jump, take a walk down memory lane in case you want to relive the whole roof-climbing incident. Good times.
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VH1 Gossip Roundup: Week Of 10/14/11

Often, there’s more news about VH1′s stars than we can keep up with, so we’re bringing you a weekly gossip roundup of all the news stories we may have missed earlier. Here are some of the stories making the rounds this week:

  • Basketball Wives L.A. star Draya Michele talks about her relationship with ex Chris Brown and about getting advice from Royce Reed in this S2S interview. [S2S Magazine]
  • Celebrity Rehab star Bai Ling claims Lady Gaga stole her style. We never really thought about it, but maybe she has a point… [TheFABLife]
  • La La Anthony made her Off-Broadway debut last week in Love, Loss, And What I Wore, and her famous friends, newlyweds Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, were there to support her. [Page Six]
  • VH1′s newest matchmaker, Siggy Flicker, gives her opinion (“Leave them alone!”) on Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore‘s relationship on CNN’s Showbiz Tonight. [CNN]
  • Fantasia Barrino called The Wendy Williams Show this week to discuss her pregnancy and her Mahalia Jackson film, but she stayed mum on the status of her relationship with Antwuan Cook. [TheYBF]
  • Love & Hip Hop new cast member Kimbella talks about being on the show. [Vibe]
  • Mafia Wife author Lynda Milito sues Mob Wives for bearing “striking similarities” to her book. [NYDN]
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    Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 10 With Dr. Sharp And Jennifer Gimenez


    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about this episode that follows up on half of this season’s cast a few months after they left the recovery center.
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    Talking Celebrity Rehab‘s Season 5 Finale With Dr. Sharp And Jennifer Gimenez

    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about the energy of the cast on graduation day, and they also address critics of the show now that season five has come to a close.

    First up, Dr. Sharp.

    Is writing a goodbye letter like the ones the group read aloud a typical thing that most patients do to complete their rehab process?
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    Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 8 With Dr. Sharp And Jennifer Gimenez

    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about Sean Young and Jessica Kiper‘s re-entry into the real world, and the tragic death of Mike Starr.

    This week we learned a lot about Sean Young’s backstory and how she and her husband both have drinking problems.

    Sean’s situation is a really good example of a complex family system. In other words, we could see that as Sean was at home more, that her drinking increased, and part of that was that she was probably around and increasingly dissatisfied with where her career had brought her. The more free time she had, the easier it was for her to kind of drink a glass of wine when preparing dinner, and continue drinking throughout the night with no regrets that she drank too much, so she was looking at this and she was trying to decide how much of this she had to own up to, and how much of this was a addictive problem, she was really trying to come to terms with that.

    But the interesting point is that rather than focus on that, she was looking at the same set of issues as they played out with her husband, and how they played out with him. Was he drinking too much, did one beer become four, or what would happen as the night went on? So we did want to help her by bringing him in to address this, but we didn’t want to only focus on him, because we understood that this was also an expression of her own kind of questions regarding herself.

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    Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 6 With Dr. Sharp And Jennifer Gimenez

    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about Friends and Family Day at the center.

    First we spoke with Dr. John Sharp, the Pasadena Recovery Center’s psychiatrist, about Amy Fisher and Michael Lohan‘s dramatic family visits.

    In this episode, it’s family day at the center and it seems very overly focused on Amy and Michael in particular. I’m just curious if you thought this show was going to latch on to them and their issues and run with them as much as it has?

    Dr. Sharp: The clinical work that was done in connection with the family visits was very earnestly focused on what we could do with who was available. For example, Bai Ling‘s mother only became available after the original filming, so she wasn’t able to be there at family day…We were just as concerned with Bai’s needs to reconnect with her mother as we were with needing to talk through whether Amy Fisher’s husband was going to be supportive with the changes she was going to make in her life. It just turned out because of who was available, who showed up and how people behaved that the production of the episode featured these dramatic moments, but I don’t think that the treatment emphasized those people more than anyone else’s legitimate need to get attention to their family issues.

    What was your ultimate take on the relationship with Amy and her husband?

    They’re very close and he is very supportive of her well being, and Dr. Drew and I wanted to asses that and get a feel for what their relationship is like. Her husband obviously is a very imposing man and we worried from a distance that he may have strong feelings about what she should and shouldn’t do and that may not have aligned with what we would see in her best interest. It turns out he was very supportive of her. We really got the sense that he wanted her to do whatever she needed to do to get healthy, specifically when she was talking about giving up making adult movies. He was not at all resistant to that, he actually said that he was relieved. That’s a good example of how important it is to bring a significant other in, in regards to a personal change that is going to affect their family.

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    Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 5 With Dr. Drew, Jenn Gimenez And Dr. Sharp

    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Dr. Drew, Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about Bai Ling‘s traumatic past and Michael Lohan‘s occasionally crazy relationship with Kate Major.

    First, Dr. Drew gave us some insight about Michael Lohan’s relationship with his ex-fiancee, Kate Major, and his abuse of phone privileges.

    Is there anything that has shocked you about this group?

    Nope, this is a pretty standard group—well. Actually, yes. Michael Lohan is — I was at graduation and Bob Forrest goes “Michael, I’ve never f—ing seen anything like you. I‘ve been doing this for twenty years and I’ve never seen anything like this.” We would be like “Michael, stay off the phone,” he’d be calling these, that girl [Kate Major] and he’d be getting all worked up and trying to treat her, and we’d be like Michael, NO phone calls. Twenty-four hours off the phone, he’s in group, he’d go back in the unit and get right back on the phone. We were like “Oh, my God!” We couldn’t believe it, it was so stunning his lack of ability to control some of these impulses were just incredible. We put him on some medication that’s really helped him a lot, because he’s very much bipolar. Once the medicines were increased, he was more able to control these impulses but it was really…we loved Michael, and he would be like, “You guys were so right, thank you!” and then he’s do exactly what we told him not to do. It was comical, but so frustrating.

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    Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 4 With Dr. Drew, Jenn Gimenez, And Dr. Sharp

    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Dr. Drew and Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about Amy Fisher and Steven Adler‘s volatile relationship and Dwight Gooden‘s emotional reunion with his son.

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    Celebrity Rehab‘s Michael Lohan On Bai Ling’s Roof Climb


    We had the chance to talk to Michael Lohan recently about his stint on Celebrity Rehab and he was very candid and honest about his time in treatment. We were curious if he and the other patients in the facility were aware of Bai Ling‘s dangerous climb up on the roof of the recovery center which played out over episodes two and three which required several people, including the fire department, to get her down.

    Michael laughed as he explained “It was serious! I mean, she was on the roof! I don’t know why she was on there, I don’t know if she was going to jump, she said she was just looking around. But Bai Ling is a very free spirit, I wouldn’t put it past her to just go up there and meditate.”

    For more Celebrity Rehab coverage, check out our latest interview with Dr. Drew, Jennifer Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp. Celebrity Rehab airs Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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    Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 3 With Dr. Drew, Jenn Gimenez, And Dr. Sharp

    Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Dr. Drew and Jenn Gimenez and Dr. John Sharp about the addition of Jessica “Sugar” Kiper to the show and the surprisingly touching results of equine therapy.

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