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Anatomy Of An Amazing News Story: Michael Lohan Checks Tanning Mom Into Rehab

anatomy of an amazing news story

Every once in awhile a story so strange, so bizarre or so WTF comes along that it leaves us no choice but break it down into its most essential parts and try to make sense of it all.

We knew Tanning Mom might have a drinking problem when she had a drunken spill and flashed her panties on the red carpet at NYC’s XL Hot Mess Drag Review. We were hoping that once she got tan sober that she would also cut back on the booze. No such luck on either front. Last week, Patty Kretcil hit rock bottom when she was pronounced too drunk to fly at a Minneapolis airport and placed in detox.

Days later, a report confirmed that Tanning Mom checked into rehab at Lukens Institute in Palm Beach, Florida, with Michael Lohan at her side. Uh, wait. What does Michael Lohan have to do with this? Well, aside from his own experience with rehab — both his own and his daughter’s, it turns out that Tanning Mom and Papa Lohan are old friends from Cold Spring Harbor High School in Long Island. I don’t even want to know what their superlatives were. [TMZ]

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So WTF Is Love Rehab, Anyway?

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Rihanna goes to love rehab

This morning, we told you about how Rihanna is reportedly headed to Recovery Ranch, a love and relationship rehab located in Tennessee. The reason? Rihanna is supposedly still not over her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. The couple split up in 2009 after he beat her, and then got back together this past year, but broke up again a few months ago. A source (dubious, but a source) told Grazia magazine, “Rihanna is still desperately in love with Chris. It’s like she’s obsessed with him and, although he’s told her it’s over, she just can’t get over him.” So, to deal with that, she’ll allegedly be taking off time from her world tour to attend the Centers for Relationship and Sexual Recovery program. But what is a relationship rehab, anyway?

To start with, the program is focused on treating sex and love addiction in women. According to the program’s website, patients receive gender-specific, trauma-focused therapy; group therapy; equine therapy; and 12-step meetings. The program is fully gender-separate so women can focus on healing (they also run a separate program for men). The program aims to “and eliminate problem patterns of sexual behavior, while helping our clients regain dignity, self-respect, and the trust of those they love.” The program focuses on early childhood trauma and patterns of abuse that may have led the patient to pursue and stay in abusive relationships as adults. Keep reading »

Rihanna Allegedly Checking Into Sex And Love Addiction Rehab

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  • Um, WHUT. Rihanna is allegedly checking into the Centers for Relationship and Sexual Recovery on Recovery Ranch in Tennessee for their women’s sex and addiction love program. “Love rehab” is supposedly run like a 12-step clinic for women in relationships with abusive partners. I hope this is true! RiRi could use a lil’ rehab. (Don’t even get me started on what Chris Brown needs.) [Jezebel]
  • Even though yesterday art collector Charles Saatchi claimed he was photographed choking his wife Nigella Lawson during a “playful tiff,” he has gone to a UK police station and accepted a caution — warning for a minor offense — for assault. Why is choking your wife only a minor offense? [US Weekly]
  • How much will the Kimye baby photos sell for? It’ll probably be People magazine and the paycheck will probably be between $200K – $400K. [New York Daily News]
  • Also, the baby doesn’t have a name yet. [People] Keep reading »

Lindsay Lohan Back In Rehab

It’s official: Lindsay Lohan is back in rehab. Her lawyer says she’s checked in, but, because apparently nothing can be simple in Lohan’s life, it’s not clear the judge will actually accept the placement. Prosecutors need to sign off on the facility and didn’t have time to investigate it and do so, so the judge gave them until next Friday to make a decision. Until then, the judge said, Lohan should stay at the facility, the AP reports. Oh, and this could be a problem: The facility’s license has been revoked, TMZ reports. Read more on Newser…

Lindsay Lohan Agrees To 90 Days Of Rehab

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  • Because rehab has worked so well for her in the past. Sigh. [Vanity Fair]
  • Attention, geeks: a new book is coming out filled with “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” lore. [io9]
  • Some dude asked Kate Upton to be his prom date. Good luck, kid. [HyperVocal]
  • Emma Watson is really, really not playing Anastasia Steele in the 50 Shades Of Grey movie, okay? [Black Book Mag]
  • Did the History Channel make the devil in its miniseries “The Bible” look like Barack Obama on purpose? [World Of Wonder] Keep reading »

8 Reality TV Stars With Drug Problems

We were totally shocked when we saw former “America’s Next Top Model” contest Jael Strauss — who’d appeared on Cycle 8 of the series — would be appearing on a “Dr. Phil” episode devoted to her drug abuse. Since appearing on the series six years ago, Jael’s life has taken a severely downward slide. She’s been addicted to meth, and her family begs her to get help during a harrowing Dr. Phil intervention. Jael hardly looks like the beautiful girl she was just six short years ago — with pockmarked skin and bleached blond locks, she appears much older and worn out than most other 28-year-olds.

We wish her the best and hope that Thursday’s episode of “Dr. Phil” gets her the help she needs. Jael is hardly the only reality TV star to slide into addiction — let’s review…

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