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Josh Duggar Seeks Treatment

8/26/2015 1:31pm EDT
Josh Duggar Checks Into Rehab After Admitting To Cheating, Being
"19 Kids And Counting" star Josh Duggar has checked into rehab following a confession that he used the Ashley Madison website to cheat on his wife, Anna. Duggar entered the "long-term treatment" center on Tuesday.

It's unclear what he's receiving treatment for -- sex addiction?

His parents, Jim Bob and Michelle, said in a statement on their official website: "We are so thankful for the outpouring of love, care and prayers for our family during this most difficult situation with Josh. As parents we are so deeply grieved by our son’s decisions and actions.

"His wrong choices have deeply ...
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Kim Richards Flees Treatment Facility?

8/25/2015 11:05am EDT
Kim Richards
Kim Richards reportedly checked out of rehab on Monday, insisting she was no longer addicted to drugs and alcohol.

"The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills" star was placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold earlier this month and had been making progress after voluntarily entering a treatment program in Orange County, according to Radar Online.

An insider revealed: "Kim decided to leave. She just bolted. The staff has no clue where she went, and it was definitely against medical advice. Her family had just visited over the weekend!"

The source added, "Kim said she was cured, and felt good...
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Is Ben Affleck Headed To Rehab?

8/20/2015 10:01am EDT
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck may be headed back to rehab after turning to alcohol to deal with the fallout of his marriage and rumors about an affair with the nanny.

The actor and Jennifer Garner recently announced they were divorcing after 10 years together, and Affleck has been the center of a scandal involving an alleged affair with the pair's former caregiver, Christine Ouzounian.

In Touch magazine reports (via Celeb Dirty Laundry) that Garner is pushing Affleck to go to rehab because she's worried about his "erratic behavior."

An insider revealed: "Ben's battle with alcoholism has been rearing its u...
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Is Iggy Battling A Drug Addiction?

8/19/2015 10:01am EDT
Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea has laughed off reports that she's battling a heroin addiction. A report recently emerged claiming the singer was "spotted with track marks on her hands," which are "associated with long-term heroin abuse."

The rapper and her fiance Nick Young were traveling to Australia when she heard about the rumor.

She tweeted on Monday: "Just landed in australia and iam dying with laughter because nicks just showed me an article that says im a heroin addict. WHAT?! LOL."

She then explained the mysterious marks, writing, "Could be injecting heroin into my hands…. OR could just be scratche...
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Stephanie Pratt Makes Shocking Drug Confession

8/19/2015 9:28am EDT
Stephanie Pratt
Former "The Hills" star Stephanie Pratt just released her memoir, "Made In Reality," and she makes a startling confession about her past drug use. Pratt, 29, details her battle with addiction, depression and an eating disorder.

She writes (via The Daily Mail): "I was 14 or 15 (when I first smoked crystal meth).... I was on the extreme level and addiction developed instantly. (I smoked) probably four times before school, then at snack... probably 12 or 13 times a day."

Pratt also reveals that she used cocaine because it made her feel "rebellious and grown up."

She writes: "I didn't care a...
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What's Wrong With Bill Murray?

8/18/2015 9:46am EDT
Bill Murray
Bill Murray has reportedly been hitting the bottle hard these days, causing one of his famous friends to stage an intervention.

A longtime colleague told the National Enquirer, "Bill's been waging a battle with the bottle for years. Now it looks like the bottle is winning!"

The sixty-four-year-old's drunken antics haven't been taken seriously, and the actor and his pal George Clooney have been known for throwing wild parties at their mansions. But Clooney, 54, is now worried that his friend may be drinking himself to death.

An individual who is friends with both stars revealed: "He's wor...
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Is Mischa Barton Back To Her Party Girl Ways?

8/14/2015 10:21am EDT
Mischa Barton
Former "The O.C." star Mischa Barton is reportedly using drugs again and is back to her partying ways. A partygoer recently told In Touch, "We were at a party together about a month ago and Mischa was doing mushrooms, cocaine and smoking pot."

The witness added, "She’s partying really hard. She definitely could be in a bad spiral right now."

Another insider claims to have seen the actress two weeks later at the Cabin Down Below bar in New York City using marijuana and cocaine.

Barton, 29, was arrested in 2007 for DUI and drug possession. She was charged with driving without a license, po...
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Will Kim Richard's Family Force Her Into Rehab Using 5150 Hold?

8/6/2015 3:19pm EDT
Kim Richards In Crisis: 'RHOBH' Star May Be Forced Into Rehab Us
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards may be forced into rehab after her most recent run-in with the law. Kim was arrested for shoplifting at a San Fernando Valley Target earlier in the week and now her family is considering putting a 5150 psychiatric hold on the reality star.

What is a 5150 hold and how long would Kim be held in a mental health facility if her family decides to move forward with the paperwork needed to implement the hold?

In April, Kim was arrested at the Beverly Hill Hotel for assaulting a police officer and being drunk in public. Last month, she spoke to E...
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Why Was Demi Lovato Jealous Of Miley Cyrus?

8/5/2015 9:20am EDT
Demi Lovato Reveals She Was 'Super Jealous' Of Miley Cyrus
Demi Lovato, who now relishes her sobriety, reached a point in her life when she was jealous of Miley Cyrus for her ability to party.

Lovato, who revealed the dramatic tidbit in Cosmopolitan Magazine, remarked that she had a tough time going from a life of addiction to one of sobriety.

"There was a time when I was jealous of people who were able to party," she confessed.

"For instance, Miley, in her music video 'Can't Stop,' her whole thing was partying and not giving a f--k. Part of me was super jealous that I couldn't be like that. I had to look at my life and be like, 'OK, that's just...
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Puddle Of Mudd Rocker Was Four Times The Legal Limit In DWI Arrest

7/28/2015 12:13pm EDT
Wes Scantlin
Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin is in trouble again after being arrested for the third time in 2015.

Scantlin was pulled over in Renville County, Minnesota, early Sunday morning and arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase that reached triple digits, according to The Minneapolis Star Tribune. Scantlin was charged with two counts of DWI (driving while intoxicated) after blowing a .31 in the breathalyzer, nearly four times the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit, and for fleeing a police officer, which carries a felony charge.

An added charge was brought against him for re...
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