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Mel Gibson Heads to Rehab

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Staggering in the footsteps of several other celebrities who found themselves in similar situations after consuming too much and saying or doing inappropriate things (Rush Limbaugh, Martin Lawrence, Courtney Love, Charlie Sheen, Kelsey Grammer, Andy Dick, and of course Robert Downey Jr.,) today Mel Gibson entered rehab for his drinking problem.

David Mamet, yes that David Mamet, makes a funny at Mad Max's plight.

In other bad news, Beck's new video and song is terrible.

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Likewise the Red Hot Chili Peppers were nominated for a variety of MTV Video Awards for what could be their worst song ever "Dani California". Full list of other nominees here.

Former Chili Pepper Dave Navarro has a great blog over at 6767.com which over the last week has seen an interesting phenomenom regarding comments. On the day it was announced that he was divorcing his bikini model/actress wife Carmen Electra he got 72 comments, when Phil from "Rockstar: Supernova" got voted off the show he got 215 comments. It's one reason we don't fuss too much with what happens in the comments here or anywhere.

As if one wild Spears girl wasn't enough, the Superficial is claiming that Brit's lil sis Jamie Lynn has herpes. And oh yes, there's pictures.

And bad news for CleanFlicks means good news for you - here's your big chance to buy sanitized dvds at rock bottom prices. Because who really wants to see Phoebe Cates' cans when she gets out of that pool in Fast Times? h/t Metafilter


Mel Gibson mug shot via Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept.