Dr. Drew Defends His Habit Of Diagnosing Stars He Doesn't Treat

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In a new interview, Dr. Drew discusses why he publicly comments on celebrities he doesn’t treat, saying, “It’s bizarre to me that you can have political commentators, sports commentators, weather commentators, but with medicine, people go, ‘You can’t do that.’ It’s like, if you show me a picture of a rash, I don’t have to know the person to tell you what that rash is. There are lots of medical conditions that you can diagnose never having met the person. Soon enough, we’ll have telemedicine and do it through the Internet — that’s the future. You can educate people about politics, criminality, the law, but not about medicine? It’s just silly … I really don’t want to hurt anybody, but to say the truth and to offer words that might be helpful in understanding what some of these conditions are. I can’t see any reason not to do that. That’s changing things for the better.” [Hollywood Reporter]

Christina Aguilera says, “In light of the past year, there have been obvious setbacks. I’ve gone through a really hard divorce, and anyone who has gone through a divorce will speak about how hard the journey is from start to finish. It’s a life-uprooting time and there have been hiccups along the way that unfortunately the whole world gets to witness and judge.” She added, “I can laugh about my own hiccups and my own experiences in life because I’m getting through it.” [Us]

Reese Witherspoon says of marrying Ryan Phillipe when she was 24, “I was so, so young. I was, like, ridiculously young. I learnt a lot, though. It was an excellent opportunity for me to really find out what it means to be a partner and to be in a marriage and it’s not anything that I thought it was … You can’t say, ‘I don’t want to talk about that.’ You just can’t. You’ve got to talk about it all.'” [Daily Mail]
Jake Gyllenhaal‘s exes Taylor Swift and Reese Witherspoon posed for photos at the Academy of Country Music Awards. We’re probably supposed to be wondering if they talked about him, but we’re more intrigued by the huge height discrepancy. [Us]

The sister of Caresse Henry, Madonna‘s former manager who committed suicide last year, claims that “Madonna and Kbbalah have blood on their hands” because Henry killed herself after Madonna fired her and she fell into a depression. [Radar]

  • Sean Penn‘s ex-girlfriend Jessica White says he and Scarlett Johansson are “great together.” [Us]
  • This article outlines why Prince William and Kate Middleton should get a prenup, but there’s no info on whether they actually will. [CBS News]
  • While Michael Buble and his wife Luisana were getting married at a resort outside Buenos Aires last week their house in Argentina was burglarized. [TMZ]
  • If you click this link to watch a .gif of Jon Hamm picking up dog poop, your obsession is officially out of control. [BWE]
  • Hugh Hefner‘s fiance Crystal Harris claims her upcoming nuptials “will be the most romantic wedding ever.” [Radar Online]
  • Kris Jenner is writing her autobiography. “I look forward to writing a book that my children will be proud of and I hope they will enjoy reading my story from the very beginning, before they were born,” she says. [E!]
  • Mark your calendars: Suri Cruise wil be turning five on April 18. Katie Holmes says, “She wants a piñata and her girlfriends to come over and some swimming and were gonna make a cake together. This is my favorite day of the year … I like to girl it up!” [Radar]
  • Brooke Mueller has gotten a job as Extra‘s on-camera celebrity correspondent. “She was working for Extra before she even met Charlie,” says a source. “They asked her to come back and at first she said no, but then decided it could be fun. She will be doing on-location celebrity interviews about once a week while the kids are napping.” [E!]
  • Justin Bieber brought his mom onstage at a show in Spain and gave her a birthday cake, and when she blew out the candles a bit of her hair caught fire. The Bieb quickly patted out the small flame. [Radar]
  • Sean Parker, who was played by Justin Timberlake in The Social Network, is engaged to Alexandra Lenas, a New York-based singer/songwriter. [Oeioke]
  • In an interview on the Today Show, Kate Gosselin said she’s been on “half a date” since divorcing Jon Gosselin. “I feel like I have my life together pretty much, but let be honest; it’s going to take a strong person to wrangle this mess,” she said. “If [a suitor] can pass the test, he’s got to be Superman.” [Us]
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