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Grey's Anatomy Star Eric Dane in Rehab for Prescription Pills

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Still recovering from a bruising sex tape with Rebecca Gayheart, TV's "McSteamy" announces that he's addicted to painkillers he was taking for a sports injury. MORE  

Now Two Years Sober, '80s Pop Icon Boy George Invites Amy Winehouse to Join Him at AA

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Boy George, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Bono, Marianne Faithfull, George Michael, Ozzy Osbourne, Amy Winehouse—how do you sign up for that meeting? MORE  

Roger Ebert’s “Jackass” Tweet Draws Criticism

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Roger Ebert’s tweet did not sit well with friends and family of Ryan Dunn, who died Monday in a car crash. MORE  

Ex-CSI Star in Trouble Again

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Gary Dourdan, formerly of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, arrested for drugs after car crash. MORE  

Sugar Ray Pulls No Punches in New Autobiography

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"I was 25... in a state of limbo—I resorted to a band aid which was cocaine and alcohol.” MORE  

Book 'Em, Danno: Rick Springfield Busted for DUI

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Australian pop star recently pulled over and popped for DUI on the eve of his guest appearance on Hawaii Five-O, but wins mug shot contest over Nick Nolte. MORE  

New Brew for the Royal Wedding Features Something Extra

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Brew Dog hopes to make the happy couple even happier. MORE  

Afroman Gets Burned

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Marijuana minstrel Afroman evidently forgot to show up for the concert—his own. Stoner move! MORE  

Top Gun's Kelly McGillis Stars at New Jersey Rehab

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A few decades after taming Tom Cruise, the once-wild actress tamed down her own act, landed a job at a recovery house, and is set to release a new movie this weekend. MORE  

Ziggy Marley to debut "Marijuana Man" Comic Strip on 4/20

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Faster than a speeding bullet? Not this comic superhero. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

7:00am
New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

4/22/14 7:30pm
Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

4/22/14 1:00pm

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