Leif Garrett



Janice Dickinson on Celebrity Rehab: "I'm Having Thoughts of Suicide"

Janice Dickinson

Janice Dickinson said she contemplated suicide while on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.

On Wednesday's Season 4 premiere, a crying and distraught Dickinson, who's being treated for alcohol abuse, broke down before her counselor. Sober for years, the supermodel ...
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Leif Garrett Pleads No Contest to Heroin Charges

Leif Garrett

The Outsiders' Leif Garrett pleaded no contest to heroin charges Friday, according to The Associated Press.

The 48-year-old former teen idol was arrested in February and charged with possession of heroin. Garrett will enter a drug rehab program, with charges being dismissed should he... read more

Janice Dickinson, Jeremy London, Jason Wahler Join Celebrity Rehab

Jeremy London, Janice Dickinson, Jason Wahler

Janice Dickinson, Jeremy London and Jason Wahler are among the celebrity patients who will participate in the upcoming Season 4 of Celebrity Rehab with Doctor Drew, VH1 announced Sunday.

Jeremy London says kidnapping was real

The reality series, which follows celebrity patients as they go through detoxification and treatment at the Pasadena Recovery Center, will also include ... read more

Leif Garrett Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Drug Charge

Leif Garrett

Leif Garrett pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony drug charge.

The 1970s teen idol's lawyer, Andrew Flier, said authorities illegally searched Garrett when he was arrested Feb. 1 at a Los Angeles subway station... read more

Leif Garrett Charged with Narcotics Possession

Leif Garrett

Leif Garrett has been charged with possession of narcotics, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The 1970s teen idol appeared to have a "very small amount" of black tar heroin when he was arrested Monday... read more

Laughing Matters: Jon Lovitz Gets Life, Vanilla Ice Lands in Bull

Jon Lovitz has agreed to play the Laugh Factory on Sunset Strip every Wednesday night for the rest of his life. That isn't a joke.... Fresh out of dignity, the '80s Eminem, Vanilla Ice, is joining wackadoodle Baldwin brother Stephen and down-and-out '70s pinup Leif Garrett on CMT's new reality show, Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, debuting Aug. 10. read more

Todd Bridges Is No Longer Skating By

Todd Bridges, Skating with Celebrities

Perhaps no reality-show elimination is as brutally cold as on Fox's Skating with Celebrities (Mondays at 8 pm/ET), where the booted have likely spent weeks sliding their backsides on the ice. The first to lack muster with the judging panel was Diff'rent Strokes alum Todd Bridges, who in this TVGuide.com Q&A sings the praises of his pro partner, opens up about his sobriety, and promises a true Hollywood tell-all the likes of which you cannot imagine.

TVGuide.com: You treated Skating with Celebrities viewers to a "Whatcha talkin' 'bout, Willis?" early on. Did you just want to get it out of your system?
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Yeah, I figured if I kill it before anyone read more


Leif Garrett pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of heroin possession (as well as subway-fare evasion, but who can pass judgment on that, really?). The former teen idol's mother, Carolyn Stellar, claims her son is addicted: "He needs rehab. This is a disease," she tells the New York Daily News — and blames the hard-partying rocker lifestyle. "Leif idolized rock stars... that whole life of rock 'n' roll and drugs... the Rolling Stones. He figured if they could do it, so could he." Similarly, actor Brad Renfro (Ghost World) has entered a not-guilty plea to charges of attempted possession of heroin and is due back in court on Feb. 23. read more

Leif Garrett's Teen Steam

The 1975 television drama Three for the Road, in which 13-year-old Leif Garrett played the son of a widower, lasted barely half a season. But that was long enough to jump-start his hot run as a '70s cover boy — and land him the No. 13 spot on TV Guide's 25 Greatest Teen Idols list.

Smitten teenyboppers deluged the androgynous blond with so much mail that he was offered a recording contract — despite his lack of musical training. Garrett ultimately sold millions of records like Feel the Need, performing concerts before fans so frenzied that, at one point, his manager insisted he ride in an armored car for his own safety.

"It was all so surreal," says Garrett, who's now 43 and still plugging away at his once glorious music career. "But I would do it over again."

For more memorable dish about TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols, visit our special feature and pick up the Jan. 23 issue of TV Guide read more

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