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Foxx Reps Say Vax Claim Isn't True, Yet It Just Won't Die

Rumor that actor's mystery condition was caused by COVID vaccine continues to spread online

(Newser) - What's going on with Jamie Foxx's health is still largely a mystery —even an upbeat update from his daughter didn't provide many details—but one thing fans can now rule out is that he suffered medical complications from the COVID vaccine. That's according to reps...

Dr. Drew Pinsky on Coronavirus: 'I Got It Wrong'

Apology comes after a video mashup of his comments appears on Twitter

(Newser) - Celebrity doctor Drew Pinsky has apologized for a series of statements unspooled in a recent video where he downplayed the coronavirus and suggested it was a "press-induced panic." In a video posted over the weekend, Pinsky—aka Dr. Drew—said, "I wish I had gotten it right,...

First Nancy Grace, Now Dr. Drew's Show Canceled

HLN doesn't give an official reason for the move

(Newser) - Dr. Drew Pinsky's run at HLN has come to a close. The network says in a statement that CNN and Pinsky "have mutually agreed" that after six years, Dr. Drew On Call will air its final episode Sept. 22. No reason was given for the move, but when...

Glaxo Paid Dr. Drew to Talk Up Drug for Depression

He got $200K over 2 months in 1999

(Newser) - GlaxoSmithKline this week agreed to pay $3 billion to settle a fraud case alleging that it took too many liberties in how it promoted its drugs, and Forbes notes a high-profile name mentioned in court documents: Dr. Drew Pinsky. Prosecutors said Glaxo paid Dr. Drew $275,000 over two months...

Brad, Angelina Headed for 'Nuclear' Breakup: Dr. Drew

The love doctor sees bad things coming

(Newser) - Bad things are a-brewin' in the Jolie-Pitt household, predicts love/rehab/hot mess expert Dr. Drew Pinsky. While shooting promos for his upcoming HLN talk show Dr. Drew, he spoke with the Huffington Post about the "nuclear eruption" that's looming for the pair. The first problem is Angelina. Says Pinsky, "...

Dr. Drew Stalker Busted
 Dr. Drew Stalker Busted 

Dr. Drew Stalker Busted

Suspect accused of threatening to kill TV doc's family

(Newser) - A California man has been arrested and charged with felony stalking for allegedly threatening to kill celebrity physician Drew Pinsky. Charles Pearson sent threatening message over the Internet, including one in which he threatened to kill the doctor's children and make his wife eat them, Dr. Drew tells TMZ.

The Most Lucrative Tweeters
 The Most Lucrative Tweeters 

The Most Lucrative Tweeters

Celebs can net $10K just for one tweet endorsing a product

(Newser) - Twitter represents a new frontier for advertising, with companies like Ad.ly connecting advertisers to much-followed celebrities. The Daily Beast lists the most highly compensated tweeters:
  1. Kim Kardashian : 2,795,369 followers, $10,000 (at least) per tweet.
  2. Soulja Boy : 2,002,848 followers, $10,000 (at least) per tweet.

Dr. Drew Is Clueless About Sex Addiction

And he's a narcissist to boot, says participant on 'Sex Rehab'

(Newser) - The current season of VH1's Sex Rehab With Dr. Drew wraps up this weekend, and at least one participant is glad to be rid of his association with the good doctor. "It was immediately apparent that while Drew may be an astounding drug and alcohol specialist, he knows very...

Lindsay, Nicole Among DJ AM Mourners

Service held at Hollywood Palladium

(Newser) - Celeb pals including Lindsay Lohan (with Sam Ronson), Nicole Richie, and Robert Downey Jr. showed up last night to say goodbye to Adam Goldstein—better known as DJ AM. The private service at the Hollywood Palladium was open to "friends both from his life in recovery as well as...

Pornhab Star to Dr Drew: Sorry!

Porn star didn't mean to offend ex-doc with mocking porno

(Newser) - Dr Drew got skewered in Celebrity Pornhab with Dr Screw, starring his old Celebrity Rehab patient Mary Carey. But he’s not mad—just disappointed. Carey tells TMZ she “loves Dr Drew and wasn’t trying to make fun of him or mock him.” The film sparked a...

Cruise's Lawyer Rips Dr. Drew
Cruise's Lawyer Rips Dr. Drew

Cruise's Lawyer Rips Dr. Drew

Celebrity Rehab host says actor's love of Scientology suggests childhood neglect

(Newser) - Celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Drew Pinksy's armchair diagnosis of Tom Cruise in Playboy has riled up Cruise’s lawyer, who compares the doc to a Nazi, Radar reports. The host of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew said Cruise’s attraction to the “cultish kind of environment” of Scientology is “...

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