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Busy Dr. Drew Puts 'Celebrity Rehab' on Indefinite Hiatus

July 12, 2011 (8:36 am) GMT
After the currently airing season 5, the reality show will be off air for unknown period because Dr. Drew Pinsky has other projects to do.

Dr. Drew Pinsky is going to take a long time off from helping troubled stars. It has been reported that "" will go on indefinite hiatus after the current fifth season is wrapped up.

"The decision was made to put the show on hiatus because Dr. Drew Pinsky is just too busy to continue to do the show," a source connected to the show told Radar Online. The addiction medicine specialist indeed has a bunch of other shows to keep him busy, including "Dr. Drew Show", "Loveline", "Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew", "Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House" and upcoming "Life Changers".

"The amount of time Dr. Drew has to commit to treating celebrities on the show is a tremendous amount of time," the insider further explained. The 52-year-old television personality may do the show again in the future if he has time as the source revealed that "Dr. Drew really enjoyed doing the show, even though it could be very emotionally grueling at times."

This season of "Celebrity Rehab" was premiered on June 26. 's father Michael Lohan, actress Amy Fisher, and , as well as baseball star Dwight Gooden are among the cast members. Former drummer Steven Adler, who had joined the show in season 2, also returns in season 5.


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