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Celebrity Rehab has had its fair share of drama throughout its run on VH1.
With a grand total of five deaths — Mindy McCready, Jeff Conoway, Rodney King, Mike Starr and Joey Kovar — and their repercussions, it seems Dr. Drew doesn’t want to deal with it any longer.
The TV Doctor said:
“I don’t have any plans to do it anymore… I am tired of taking all the heat, it is just ridiculous.”
Mindy McCready committed suicide on Sunday with a self-inflicted gunshot, and after learning that prescription drugs and alcohol were found in her system at the time of her death — she's also the fifth person to pass that appeared on VH1's Celebrity Rehab within the last two years.
The show ran from 2008 to 2011, and had a total a five seasons.
Referencing McCready's death, the show's former host, Dr. Drew Pinksy said:
Whoa. This might be a bit harsh.
While many are mourning Mindy McCready’s suicide, one person is using it as a chance to address Dr. Drew Pinsky’s show, Celebrity Rehab.
Musician Richard Marx didn’t hold back while commenting on what he finds to be a huge problem in getting help to those suffering with substance abuse issues through a TV program.
He took to Twitter to post a controversial tweet:
Lisa Lampanelli has been struggling with food addiction for 32 years now, and even though she knows she has a serious issue and likes to joke about it on account of being a comedian — she does not take negative comments lightly.
The insult comic wrote about her issue with men and food last week on xoJane, and despite the fact that she thought she was making a breakthrough, people just started hatin' on her like CRAZY!
And now, to clear up what the heck she really meant, she responded to her reader's comments: