Celebrity Roundup: January 27, 2012

By Sam Lansky 01/27/12

Heather Locklear chooses "a doctor's care" instead of rehab after OD, Social Network star Armie Hammer busted for marijuana cookies, and wild speculation on Demi Moore.

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Heather Locklear: Not Going Back to Rehab [People]
Actress Heather Locklear was rushed to the hospital several weeks ago following an accidental overdose of alcohol and prescription drugs, but despite reports that she’s headed back to treatment, she’s instead choosing to pursue recovery “under a doctor’s care.” Here’s hoping the doctor is qualified—after years of struggling with mental health issues, Locklear could certainly use a break.

Social Network Actor Armie Hammer Arrested for Marijuana Possession
Armie Hammer is best known for playing the scheming Winkelvoss twins in The Social Network—and now, for getting arrested for possession of marijuana baked goods—three cookies and one brownie, to be precise—in Texas. Fortunately for Hammer, cops snapped the handsomest mug shot since—well, since last week’s Kasey Kahl arrest.

Pat Sajak and Vanna White: Partying Hard During Wheel of Fortune [Chicago Tribune]
Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak says that he and his letter-turning sidekick Vanna White stayed busy during lengthy downtime on set the only way they knew how: By pounding margaritas. "Vanna and I would go across [the street] and have two, or three or six,” Sajak explained. “And then come and do the last shows and have trouble recognizing the alphabet.”

Demi Moore’s Hospitalization Prompts Endless Speculation [Gawker]
When an A-lister like Demi Moore is hospitalized for substance abuse—and reportedly replaced by Mary-Louise Parker in the upcoming movie Lovelace—there’s bound to be speculation. So far, the litany of charges includes nitrous oxide abuse, Adderall addiction, a cocaine habit, too many energy drinks, grinding with 27-year-old C-list actors, anorexia and Ashton Kutcher-related depression. Her rep is sticking with “exhaustion.” Others, such as Dr. Drew, remain unconvinced.

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