Fans were in shock on Tuesday to learn that Dr. Drew Pinsky has been battling prostate cancer for the past two years. After his scary diagnosis, Pinsky continued working on his HLN show while doctors closely monitored his tumor, eventually deciding to operate. No one had a clue that he was in the midst a health crisis.Dr. Drew on Call" host is speaking out about the diagnosis, telling “Extra’s” Mario Lopez, “I kept it hidden because I felt like I should probably talk about it when it’s over.”
Dr. Drew said, “God bless Judge Dabney for finally requiring her through the courts to get treatment. This should save her life,” pointing out that LiLo can “only leave when cleared by the medical director. I promise you she will not be ready in 90 days.”
As for reports Lindsay was out partying last night, Pinsky is not surprised. “When someone is planning on going into treatment, they will frequently go out for a last hurrah.”
Said Dr. Drew, “Whenever the child becomes a pawn or in the middle of a conflict between parents, that’s never good for the kids.”
Find out what else Dr. Drew has to say about the volatile situation, along with his take on his new MTV special “I’m Positive” -- about the reality of living with HIV.
In a preview clip from Tuesday’s episode of "Dr. Drew" on HLN, the "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star feigned sleep so she didn’t have to answer host Dr. Drew Pinsky's questions.
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“Extra” sat down with Dr. Drew Pinsky to talk about the tragic death of “Top Gun” director Tony Scott. “It’s complicated and it’s awful,” he told us.
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes dyed his hair weeks before opening fire at a midnight showing of “Dark Knight Rises.” Sources say he used evidence bags as hand puppets and reportedly sat bug-eyed, twitching his eyebrows after his arrest early Friday morning. What does it all mean?
Addiction expert and "Lifechangers" host Dr. Drew Pinsky sat down with "Extra" to address the latest celebrity headlines, starting with Gerard Butler, who attended the Oscars on Sunday after finishing treatment in rehab for prescription pills.
Dr. Drew said, "It's a bad idea for Gerard Butler to be socializing just weeks after coming out of treatment for addiction. Usually, they should lay low for six weeks to twelve months."
Anderson Cooper makes an appearance on the HLN show "Dr. Drew," talking with host Dr. Drew Pinsky about Whitney Houston, the Vanderbilt last name, and laughing about how Kathy Griffin texts naked pictures to him.
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