“Teen Mom” alum Kailyn Lowry and Dr. Drew Pinsky talked about reviving “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” a VH1 actuality show that aired from 2008 to 2012 and supplied inpatient assist to celebrities affected by addictions.
Pinsky appeared on the July 15 episode of “Barely Famous,” the place he and Lowry talked about her psychological well being. The “Teen Mom” alum has been battling despair and dealing with docs to discover a medicine that works for her temper dysfunction.
“I really feel like, now greater than ever we have to see this on TV. Who will we name to convey it again?!” Lowry requested Pinsky, who has hosted the “Teen Mom” reunions over the previous decade. “Listen, I’ll name Larry proper now.”
“VH1 owns it,” Pinsky informed her. “Tell them to launch it so I can do it someplace else.”
Pinsky Was Excited on the Opportunity to Revive His Show
Pinsky stated now could be the proper time to reboot the collection.
“Let’s do it!” the celeb physician informed Lowry. “Because, not solely wouldn’t it be an essential factor for the second, as a result of substances are off the chain proper now, however now we have new modalities for remedy. We have new issues we might show folks, and new hope to present them to assist them perceive what’s obtainable.”
Lowry stated she would attempt to get in contact with executives at MTV.
“So, we have to name them! I have to name them!” Lowry stated. “We want that again as a result of psychological well being is a large subject.”
Pinsky stated there was a “conundrum” due to plenty of issues may very well be accomplished via outpatient remedy with teams that meet thrice per week — and that is not precisely what folks wish to see.
The authentic “Celebrity Rehab” centered on individuals who had addictions to substances, however there could be a unique tone to the show if it solely centered on psychological well being.
“The downside is that once I discuss to the individuals who produce the show they’re like, ‘Oh, no no no, we have to see folks sick! We want all of the detoxing and all that stuff! That’s what folks have been drawn to!'” he stated. “You could also be proper. That’s unlucky, however which may be true. I do not know.”
The “Teen Mom” alum stated she could be his first topic if the show was greenlit by VH1.
“I’ll be on it,” Lowry volunteered. “I’ll be the primary.”
Lowry Admitted to Suffering from Suicidal Thoughts
Lowry’s life calmed down as soon as she give up “Teen Mom,” however — with out continually being on the go — that additionally allowed for traumatic occasions she skilled to creep again into her psyche.
An ex, who she dated earlier than Jo Rivera, died by suicide.
“My ex-boyfriend, so somebody I dated in highschool really earlier than Jo, he not too long ago dedicated suicide, and you understand, I used to be very conflicted about it, and I could not perceive my emotions on why I’d suppose — I’ve thought of suicide extra since he dedicated suicide,” Lowry informed Pinsky.
“And I informed my therapist that, and she or he stated that it may be not really contagious, nevertheless it virtually opens the door for people who find themselves already, you understand, suicidal to mainly finish the truth that they are not in ache anymore,” she informed Pinsky.”So you understand, I used to be so scared to say it out loud as a result of I did not need her to commit me.”
Lowry was identified with despair in December 2021.
During the podcast on July 15, Pinsky suspected she may also be affected by bipolar dysfunction, however stated she would want to endure additional evaluation.