November 20, 2007 |
Dr. Drew Pinsky, the longtime co-host of "Loveline" on KROQ-FM (106.7), is expanding his act into AM. Pinsky will join the lineup at the new talk station KGIL-AM (1260) next Tuesday, hosting a weekday show in which he'll field health-related questions from listeners. Unlike "Loveline," which is geared to young people and focuses on sex-related topics, the daytime show will entertain a broader range of issues, KGIL said, such as mental health, relationships and rehabilitation.
February 19, 2013 |
In the wake of Mindy McCready's apparent suicide on Sunday in Arkansas, Dr. Drew Pinsky of "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" was defending the show Tuesday and explaining how things can go wrong with addiction treatment. In a call-in appearance on " The View ," the famous addiction doc mentioned his last phone call with McCready and shed light on why she might have left court-ordered rehab after only a couple of days. He said she was doing well until the death of her boyfriend, David Wilson, in January.
November 23, 2003 |
When celebrities go public with addiction, celebrity advice-givers are happy to ply their corresponding trade and welcome them into the world of recovery. Dr. Drew Pinsky, relationship counselor and host of KROQ and MTV's "Loveline," pulled from his recent book "Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again" to offer this guidance to (recovering) radio commentator Rush Limbaugh: "Rush Limbaugh really represents a typical patient for me.
August 17, 2012 |
Joey Kovar, the "Real World: Hollywood" cast member who went to rehab in this middle of the reality show's cycle in 2008, was reportedly found dead Friday morning at a friend's home in the Chicago area. The 29-year-old bodybuilder and aspiring actor was found with blood coming from his nose and ears and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ , which first reported the news. Family members suspect drugs were involved, the website said. Kovar, who appeared on the third "Celebrity Rehab" season in 2010, discussed his feelings about cocaine in his exit interview withDr.
October 15, 1998 |
Dr. Drew Pinsky, hosts the syndicated radio talk show "Loveline" and its MTV version. His first book, "The Dr. Drew and Adam Book: Coping With Life and Love," is in stores this week. Home Away From Home: I have to work at balancing my professional life with my personal life. Taking time to get away is crucial because then I can't be bothered by wanting to go to the hospital or talking on the phone. We love to stay at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel for the weekend. The kids' program is great.
April 19, 1999 |
The caller is 18-year-old Jasmine, who is having sex with a former boyfriend who is now "just a friend." "I'm just sort of confused about it," she says. "I don't know what to do." It is nearly midnight, but the phone lines are still buzzing on "Loveline," a nationally syndicated radio show that offers advice on love, relationships and sex--OK, mostly sex. As Jasmine speaks, "Loveline" co-host Dr. Drew Pinsky listens with the intent look people have when trying to hear what's not being said.