03:15 PM EDT 05/02/2015
Originally posted 04/28/2015 05:50PM
In the wake of Kim Richards' arrest for public intoxication, the reality star finally told the truth about her sobriety.
"I am an alcoholic," she told Dr. Phil McGraw in a segment that aired Tuesday, later adding, "I just want to do the right thing, and I want to be the strongest I can be."
Here are five more revelations from the explosive interview:
Originally posted 04/28/2015 03:40PM
Kim Richards came clean about her ongoing battle with alcoholism Tuesday, telling Dr. Phil McGraw that she was driven to drink because she was upset about being estranged from her family.
And she admitted that the night of her arrest earlier this month wasn't the first time she'd broken her sobriety – despite her denials at The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion.
"I did have drinks a couple other times over the past few months. It was wine. I was ashamed to say anything at the reunion, embarrassed," the reality star said in the interview, which was filmed before she checked into rehab and aired Tuesday. "I would have loved to say to the girls, 'You know what, you're right,' but the way they were coming at me, they didn't make it easy."
Originally posted 04/27/2015 05:55PM
Days after Kim Richards entered rehab, details of the night that led to the reality star's arrest are coming to light.
In a new preview for the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills personality's interview on Dr. Phil, Richards explains that she drank a glass full of about 2 in. of liquor before getting behind the wheel April 16.
"I pulled in [to the Beverly Hills Hotel] because I'm comfortable there, I've been going there since I'm a little girl," she says in the clip. "The bar was closed. It was empty."
Originally posted 04/24/2015 09:30PM
Fred Pagan, the office manager for Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, was arrested after officers from Homeland Security and the Metropolitan Police Department raided his home last Thursday and allegedly found 181.5 grams of methamphetamine, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.
Originally posted 04/20/2015 08:40PM
Despite concern about her sobriety and her arrest last week for public intoxication, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards is holding off going to rehab right now, a longtime family friend tells PEOPLE.
"As of now, she is saying no to rehab," says the friend. "People are trying to get her to go. A lot of people are worried about her."
Richards, 50, was arrested early Thursday morning after officers responded to "a report of a possible fight" at the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel at around 1:30 a.m.
Originally posted 04/20/2015 11:45PM
Kim Richards has already booked her first TV appearance since her arrest for public intoxication – but it won't be for a special edition of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Dr. Phil has snagged Richards for an interview following her arrest Thursday morning at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
"I was angry and frightened and I was scared. I knew what I had done," Richards told Dr. Phil, according to an early transcript. "The whole night is my fault. None of this would have happened if I didn’t drink."
Originally posted 04/20/2015 05:10PM
Demi Lovato poked fun at her friend Joe Jonas in a cheeky Instagram post on 4/20, widely known as an unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana.
Originally posted 04/14/2015 06:10PM
Rihanna is reportedly firing back after fans accused her of snorting cocaine at Coachella in a viral Vine video that surfaced online Tuesday.
Originally posted 04/13/2015 07:30PM
Originally posted 04/08/2015 04:30PM
Nearly a year after Deryck Whibley almost killed himself from drinking too much alcohol, the Sum 41 lead vocalist now says he's "in the best shape" of his life and realizes "there's this whole world out there."
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