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Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn to Divorce: Source

Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn Divorcing as She Returns to Rehab, Source Says

Originally posted 08/20/2014 02:00PM

It's a doubly difficult time for ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas.

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Jackie Chan's Son Detained in Drug Bust

Jackie Chan's Son Detained in Beijing Drug Bust

Originally posted 08/19/2014 03:00PM

The son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.

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Inside the Struggles and Comic Genius of Robin Williams

Inside Robin Williams's Private Struggles – And His Comedic Genius

Originally posted 08/12/2014 01:45PM

Robin Williams could do it all: make an audience helpless with laughter, move them to tears, astound filmmakers with take after take of improvised comic genius.

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Wendy Williams: 'My Life Before 21 Sucked'

Wendy Williams: 'My Life Before 21 Sucked'

Originally posted 08/06/2014 08:10AM

These days, Wendy Williams has it made.

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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino on Life After Jersey Shore and Getting Sober

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Talks Life After Jersey Shore and Getting Sober

Originally posted 07/15/2014 02:25PM

Two years after he filmed the final season of MTV's smash hit Jersey Shore, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is moving on with his life – but it wasn't so easy.

"When I had gotten out of Jersey Shore, I had a year to settle down and find out who I was, and I wasn't in the best shape," Sorrentino tells PEOPLE. "I had to rebuild myself inside and out."

That included gaining control of an addiction to prescription medication, drugs and alcohol, with a trip to rehab in 2012.

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Amber Valletta Reveals Her Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Amber Valletta Reveals Her Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Originally posted 07/14/2014 10:45AM

Amber Valletta has revealed her battle with drugs and alcohol in a new video.

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How Robert Downey Jr. Is Fighting to Help His Son

Inside Robert Downey Jr.'s Fight to Help His Son Indio After Drug Arrest

Originally posted 07/10/2014 08:00PM

Robert Downey Jr. has been down this path before.

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Robin Williams Goes Back to Rehab to Focus on Commitment to Sobriety | Robin Williams

Robin Williams Back in Rehab to 'Focus on Continued Commitment' to Sobriety

Originally posted 07/01/2014 03:10PM

Robin Williams is back in rehab, but not because he fell off the wagon – he's sober and wants to make sure he stays that way.

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More Than 50 Require Medical Treatment During Avicii Concert in Boston

More Than 50 People Require Medical Treatment During Avicii Concert in Boston

Originally posted 06/26/2014 11:10AM

An Avicii show in Boston transformed into a "Level 2 Mass Casualty" incident Wednesday night when more than 50 people required medical treatment for illnesses.

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True Blood's Chris Bauer Reveals His Drug and Alcohol Past

True Blood's Chris Bauer Reveals His Drug and Alcohol Past

Originally posted 06/22/2014 06:05PM

His TV alter ego, Sheriff Andy Bellefleur on HBO's True Blood, has seen his share of mysterious pasts. But in real life, Chris Bauer has been harboring a dark secret of his own.

The actor, 47, has been sober for seven years, following a decades-long battle with drugs and alcohol.

"It was a slow-motion catastrophe," Bauer tells PEOPLE. "I wasn't just out of control, I was 100 percent off my path."

Finally choosing to reveal his story is "intuitive and spontaneous," Bauer says. "I got sober right after I shot the pilot for True Blood. Now that it's winding down, I'm in touch with how much my life has changed from getting my act together."

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