Bob Forrest and Dr. Drew Pinsky check in on the patients of Celebrity Rehab Five. In part one of the special two-part edition of Celebrity Rehab Revisited, Dr. Drew and his head councilor Bob Forrest look back on Season Five and then visit with Bai Ling, Michael Lohan, Jeremy Jackson, and Amy Fisher to see how they are coping out in the real world, 150 days after discharge.
It’s been 150 days since discharge, how is Bai Ling doing today? Really well! Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the woman Amy shot twenty years ago, reaches out to Amy for closure. Bob Forrest checks in with Amy to see if she’ll meet with Mary Jo Buttafuoco and finally get the closure she needs. Mary Jo Buttafuoco decides to sit down with Bob Forrest in an attempt to meet with Amy Fisher. Amy Fisher says she’s doing well and she no longer makes adult films. Self change is a difficult process.
She recently sold her home and is moving to Florida away from an unhealthy lifestyle to start over with her family. Bob Forrest checks in with Jeremy Jackson, who has moved to the beach and taken up with a new love interest. Jeremy has struggled with various addictions throughout his life.
Dr. Drew and Bob Forrest worry that Michael Lohan is getting caught up in others’ recovery and neglecting his own.
Celeb Rehab Cast:
Amy Fisher: Known in the early nineties as the “Long Island Lolita,” Amy Fisher went to prison after shooting the wife of her lover Joey Buttafuoco when she was just a teenager. Amy was an adult entertainment star and exotic dancer who believed her infamy made it impossible for her to have a normal job and lead a normal life. Amy desperately wants to break the stigma of being the “Long Island Lolita.”
Bai Ling: Bai Ling is a Chinese and American actress famous for her roles in Red Corner, and The Crow, but infamous for her numerous public “wardrobe malfunctions” and antics on the Hollywood party scene. Bai Ling resists the label “alcoholic”, but admits to blacking out and losing control when she drinks. In 2008 Bai was arrested for shoplifting at LAX. She checked into Celebrity Rehab in hopes of regaining control of her life so that she can re-launch her acting career.
Dwight Gooden: In the mid 1980’s no pitcher was more feared in baseball then Dwight “Doc” Gooden. A rookie at the young age of nineteen, Gooden would go onto amass an impressive resume in Major League Baseball including three World Series Championships. His off-field antics were also attracting attention and he tested positive for cocaine multiple times. His drug use and erratic behavior finally caught up with him and he was released from the Yankee’s roster in 2001.
Jeremy Jackson: Jeremy Jackson is an American actor and singer most known for his role as Hobie Buchannon on the popular television show Baywatch. Jeremy started abusing drugs and alcohol at a very young age. In 2000 he was arrested for manufacturing methamphetamines. After a near brush with prison and five stints in rehab, Jeremy remained sober for more than a decade, but today, a new addiction has taken ahold of him. Jeremy injected growth hormones and steroids multiple times a day and took a dangerous amount of supplements and pills
Jessica “Sugar” Kiper: Jessica Kiper, better known as ‘Sugar’ from seasons 17 and 20 of Survivor, is a struggling Hollywood actress who also struggles with a severe addiction to alcohol and marijuana.
Michael Lohan: Michael Lohan, actress Lindsay Lohan’s father, is an alcoholic and cocaine addict who has been in and out of rehabs and prison intermittently ever since he started using drugs in the early 1980’s when he was a stockbroker on Wall Street. Michael claims that the stress of his daughter Lindsay’s recent, very publicized legal troubles have triggered his alcoholism, and he fears that his drinking will one day lead to a full on cocaine relapse. Michael enrolled in Celebrity Rehab in hopes that he can get clean, and show his daughter, who also struggles with addiction, that if he can do it, she can too.
Sean Young: Sean Young is an American Actress best known for her roles in Blade Runner, No Way Out, and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. After a series of highly publicized career setbacks, in 2008 Young checked herself into rehab for alcohol abuse after she had to be physically removed from a Directors Guild of America awards ceremony for being intoxicated and heckling one of the nominees. Young still struggled with alcoholism, and enrolled in Celebrity Rehab in hopes of finally breaking free from her decades long dependence on alcohol.
Steven Adler: Steven Adler was the drummer for the seminal hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. During his tenure with the band in the mid 1980’s, but Adler, who had taken the hedonistic lifestyle of a rock & roller to its extreme, was unceremoniously kicked out of the band for his rampant drug use. His drug addiction only got worse, and in 1996 he slipped into a coma after suffering a stroke from taking a powerful speedball of heroin and cocaine. He would later suffer a second stroke, which left him with a permanent speech impediment. Adler was a patient on the second season of Celebrity Rehab, and he continued his struggle for sobriety on Celebrity Rehab Presents: Sober House, where he was arrested for possession and use of heroin
Dr. Drew Pinsky: The most listened to doctor in America, Dr. Drew is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline where he has been taking calls from listeners since 1983, and in 2011 he launched his own shown aptly titled Dr. Drew on CNN Headline News.
Bob Forrest: Bob Forrest is Dr. Drew’s right-hand man, and he has served as his Head Counselor and Program Manager for many years. Bob is a Certified Addiction Specialist who has been in recovery for more than fourteen years.
Shelly Sprague: Shelly is a Residential Treatment Technician and a Certified Chemical Dependency Councilor with fifteen years of sobriety.
Will Smith: Will is often referred to as the muscle of the unit, and when a patient acts out; he is often the one that restores order on the floor. Will is a registered councilor and Residential Technician, as well as a recovering addict.
Jennifer Gimenez: Jenn Gimenez is a model and actress. She has appeared in music videos for Tupac Shakur, Babyface and Mick Jagger as well on the big-screen in films such as Blow, Vanilla Sky, and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. As a recovering addict herself, Gimenez was the House Manager on both seasons of Vh1’s Celebrity Rehab Presents: Sober House, and now she joins the staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center as one of the resident techs.
Dr. John Sharp: Dr. John Sharp is a psychiatrist specializing in the integrated psychotherapy and psychopharmacologic treatment of dual diagnoses, mood disorders, attention deficit disorders and addictions.