Tomorrow night, VH1 debuts Celebrity Rehab 2, but the first episode is already online.
To promote the show, Dr. Drew Pinsky appeared on The Today Show yesterday, and revealed that the process is harder at first for the new celebrities, in part because they were doing the show for the wrong reasons. “This group has more nefarious kinds of motivations, so it’s a little heavier lifting for us to get them into the game, but once they’re in, they really have a lovely experience in treatment,” he said. Here’s Dr. Drew previewing the season and discussing individual celebrities’ problems:
As that interview and the trailer suggested, Gary Busey is the source of a lot of drama, and that starts in the first segment of the show, when he starts arguing with Shelly and insisting he’s not an addict. Here’s the first of episode one’s eight acts: