Topic: Jason Wahler

Not Being an Addict Is Nothing New for ‘Celebrity Rehab’

Not Being an Addict Is Nothing New for 'Celebrity Rehab'

This week, former Real Housewives of DC cast member Michaele Salahi was booted from Vh1′s Celebrity Rehab when it was revealed she wasn’t addicted to anything (except, possibly, famewhoring). While it seems like Celebrity Rehab did the right thing by kicking out someone who wasn’t genuine, they’ve kept people on in the past for the same thing. Last season, former Tiger Woods and David Boreanaz mistress Rachel Uchitel claimed that she was addicted to love (somebody cue Robert Palmer!) and that going into rehab helped her hide out from the press, who was “lynching” her. She spent the entire season sucking up air time and space that could have been better devoted to actual addicts like Jason Davis and Leif Garrett. More »

Reality TV Made Jason Wahler An Addict. And Dr. Drew Didn’t Help.

Reality TV Made Jason Wahler An Addict. And Dr. Drew Didn't Help.

Former Hills star Jason Wahler looked a little out of place on Dr. Drew‘s celebrity rehab last season. He may have a DUI under his belt, but he didn’t seem nearly as troubled as some of the other participants (aside from Rachel “addicted to love” Uchitel). And now he tells Life & Style that was because he was already sober when he went on the reality rehab show.

And not only did Dr. Drew do little to help him during filming, he never followed up with Wahler after treatment. More »