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White House Crasher, Real Housewife Kicked out of Celebrity Rehab

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Michaele Salahi

Michaele Salahi, one of the Real Housewives of D. C. and one of the alleged White House gate crashers who showed up at a Presidential party sans invitation, has just been kicked out of Celebrity Rehab.

TMZ reports that Michaele was booted from the treatment facility for one simple reason: she’s not an addict. It’s unknown whether or not she’ll appear in any scenes of the fifth season of the show, which is currently in production. Other rumored cast mates for Celebrity Rehab 5 include Lindsay’s father Michael Lohan, Baywatch’s Jeremy Jackson and Michaele’s husband Tareq Salahi.

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Eric Roberts, Julia’s Brother, to Join Celebrity Rehab Cast

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Eric RobertsUPDATE: According to Eric and his wife, the actor is seeking treatment for marijuana addiction.

Eric Roberts, older brother to Hollywood A-lister Julia Roberts, has joined the cast of . Reports have surfaced that the actor, 54, has moved into the Pasadena Recovery Center where the show is filmed.

It’s not known what Eric, who was arrested in 1987 for possession of cocaine, is currently getting help for. Roberts’ rehab roomie, , calls him “an incredible person.”

Roberts, in addition to being Julia’s brother, is the father of Emma Roberts, 19, who starred in Nancy Drew among other films.

His film credits include The Dark Knight and Witless Protection. He can also be seen next month in with Sylvester Stallone.

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Celebrity Rehab Season 4 Cast Announced Amid Reality TV Drama

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A mistress, a twin and an aging diva - and that’s just the beginning of , season 4. A whole new cast of has-beens, never-weres and true former icons will come together, under the guidance of Dr. Drew Pinsky, to learn how to kick their addictions. Now find out how Donald Trump, Tiger Woods and half a million dollars are involved with the show’s production.

Twin Jeremy London, who recently made headlines for his drug-related difficulties, has officially joined the cast. Former model Janice Dickinson, Jason Wahler (The Hills), Leif Garrett, Frankie Lons (Keyshia Cole’s mother) and oil heir Jason Davis will be joining him - not to mention, Rachel Uchitel. Filming on the third season was pushed back, because producers couldn’t get enough star power on the series. With additions like Uchitel, London and Garrett, Celebrity Rehab is looking positively addictive again.

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TV Talk: Lawsuit for Hayden Christensen, Paycheck for Don Johnson

Hayden Christensen-Hayden Christensen and his brother are suing USA Network for allegedly stealing their idea behind Royal Pains. I’d like to sue him for everything he did in Star Wars.

-Who knew Nash Bridges was worth millions? Former star Don Johnson just won $23.2 million in back profits from Rysher Entertainment Inc.

-Speaking of profit, that’s what Jeremy London will do as a result of his strange kidnapping/drugging story. The Mallrats star will now get time with Dr. Drew on Celebrity Rehab.

-A recovering Barbara Walters will make a video appearance this Monday on The View. The co-host, who had heart surgery in May, won’t return to her chair until September.

-Want to relive Alex Wong’s amazing routines (sniff) from So You Think You Can Dance? Now you can watch episodes online!

TV Talk: Alterations for Price of Beauty, Ratings Drops for Late Night Programs

Description-How apropos. Jessica Simpson’s The Price of Beauty will need to undergo alterations before returning. A new season will likely focus more on makeovers and less on travel.

-Will Celebrity Rehab net a former tennis star? The reality series is reportedly interested in nabbing Jennifer Capriati, who was hospitalized for an accidental drug overdose last month.

-The summer has not been kind to Jay Leno or David Letterman. The Tonight Show recently had its smallest audience since 1992. The Late Show had its lowest since 1993.

-Speaking of late night, TLC is about to introduce a new program titled Strange Sex. The six-part series profiling “mysterious conditions, unusual fetishes and the kinky science behind sexual attraction” debuts July 18.

TV Talk: Syfy to Air Greatest American Hero…and Cooking Show

The Greatest American Hero-Believe it or not, I’m walking on air! Syfy plans to air a 20-hour Greatest American Hero marathon on July 4. The show hasn’t been on TV since 1983.

-Speaking of Syfy, the channel plans to do something out of this world: air a cooking show. Former Top Chef contestant Marcel Vigneron will front Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen.

-Homer Simpson ranks #1 on Entertainment Weekly‘s list of the 100 Greatest Characters of the Last 20 Years. Harry Potter came in second; Buffy Summers was third.

-Rehab will have to wait for Tila Tequila and Jason Wahler. Due to a lack of notable participants, taping on the next edition of Celebrity Rehab has been postponed.

-Maybe Dr. Drew should talk to Sonja Morgan? The Real Housewives of New York City star was arrested over the holiday weekend for suspicion of DUI. She is expected in court on June 21.

This Week on TV (3/1-3/7)

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MONDAY (3/1)
  • Chuck (NBC, 8pm):  “Sarah resolves to keep her relationship with Shaw (Brandon Routh) purely professional.” It’s hard not knowing why all the girls call him a “Superman” around the water cooler.
  • The Buried Life (MTV, 10pm):  “The crew hits both coasts while attempting to land an appearance on late-night TV.” I hear Carson Daly is always looking to fill a few guest seats.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10pm):  “A mother of 12 who sleeps in a homeless shelter because conditions at home are bad is profiled.” Note to : Hoarding children can make you homeless.

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This Week on TV (1/4-1/10)

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MONDAY (1/4)
  • Heroes (NBC, 8pm):  “Hiro launches a rescue mission but has trouble communicating with Ando about it.” Hiro stopped paying attention to the program a long time ago.
  • Conveyor Belt of Love (ABC, 10pm):  Series premiere. “A not-quite fly-by romance contest in which five women check out 30 men on a conveyor belt. The belt stops for 60 seconds to enable the guys to make to make their cases, and if two girls pick the same guy, he gets to choose.” Conveyor belt matches at sushi restaurants will become the new speed dating at bars.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10pm):  “A beekeeper manages his business, but his home is unkempt.” Those worker bees aren’t great at multitasking.

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Dr. Drew: New Season of Rehab “Most Difficult”

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Dr. Drew Celebrity Rehab

“This was a group that was very, very tough,” Dr. Drew Pinsky recently told Entertainment Tonight, speaking about the newest season of his reality series . He called the season “by far, the most difficult” he’s done to date.

Dennis Rodman, Mackenzie Phillips, Heidi Fleiss, Tom Sizemore, Mindy McCready, Lisa D’Amato, Mike Starr and Joey Kovar are part of the Rehab cast. The new season premieres January 7 on VH1.

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Tom Sizemore Joins Ex Heidi Fleiss on Celebrity Rehab 3

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Prime Time, Reality, Cable, Gossip,

Heidi Fleiss and Tom Sizemore

And you thought the tension between Jeff Conaway and his girlfriend was awkward to watch…

For Season 3 of Celebrity Rehab, Dr. Drew Pinsky and producers have upped the dramatic ante. Actor has just been included in the final lineup for the VH1 reality series. This means he will be seeking treatment at the same time as Heidi Fleiss.

Despite an impressive body of work, Sizemore’s personal life has been checkered with a host of legal issues. In addition to numerous troubles with drugs, the Saving Private Ryan star was also convicted in 2003 of assaulting and harassing his then-girlfriend. That woman was Fleiss, the former Hollywood madam. According to TMZ, Tom checked himself into The Pasadena Recovery Center last Friday, one day after being arrested for an outstanding warrant.

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