Next Celebrity Rehab cast reportedly includes Salahis, Michael Lohan, Doc Gooden, more

A partial cast list for the fifth season of VH1’s Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew has been published, and it includes The Real Housewives of DC‘s Tareq and Michaele Salahi and Lindsay Lohan’s father Michael Lohan.

TMZ cites “sources connected to the production” to report that the cast includes those three, plus, New York Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden, and actors Bai Ling and Jeremy Jackson.

Update: VH1 confirmed Michael Lohan, Michaele (but not Tareq) Salahi, Jeremy Jackson, and Bai Ling, plus Amy Fisher.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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