Rodney King

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Rodney King Found Dead at 47

Rodney King, whose beating by police in 1991 led to the Los Angeles riots after the involved officers were acquitted, has died, CNN reports. He was 47.

King was found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool Sunday morning, authorities and his fiancée, Cynthia Kelley...read more

Has Dr. Drew Sold Out?

On a recent episode of Dr. Drew Pinsky's new daytime show Lifechangers, 17-year-old fame oddity Courtney Stodden laid on an examination table in front of a live studio audience while an ultrasound technician poked and prodded her before making this pronouncement: Stodden's breasts are real!
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Videos

Rodney and Reginald
Oprah: Where Are They Now? - 103 - clip - Rodney King's Final Interview
Rodney King 911 Call Released by Police
They Forgot About Rodney King: Pat Harris On the OJ Trial

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 Piers Morgan Tonight: Episode Episode, Subject (person only)
2012 The Young Turks With Cenk Uygur: Episode
Season 1, Episode 104
Episode, Guest
2011 Race and Rage TV Show Series, Remarks by
2009 Sober House With Dr. Drew TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member
2008 Rehab With Dr. Drew TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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News

Gary Busey, Former Idol Check into Rehab

As previously reported, VH1 is bringing back Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew for a second season of exploiting chronicling the struggles celebs face while detoxing in a treatment facility. But this time around, there's one huge reason to watch: Gary Busey.Busey, whose wild antics have been well-documented (most recently his crazed behavior on the red carpet at the 2008 Academy Awards), is remarkably not one of the celebs in for treatment. Instead — touting 13 years of sobriety since his cocaine addiction — Busey will be a mentor to the new class of patients which includes Season 1 cast member Jeff Conaway (Grease), Sean Stewart (son of music icon Rod Stewart), model/actress Amber Smith, Rodney King, Guns N' Roses' Steven Adler, Tawny Kitaen and former American Idol wanabe Nikki McKibbin. Here's hoping at least one of his sessions involves teaching the addicts how to yell at teenaged journalists.The series will follow the patients during a 21-day program featuring group and o... read more

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