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Shifty Shellshock Falls Off "Sober Living" Wagon

7/28/2008 1:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Shifty ShellshockUPDATE: We're now told Shifty checked into the Pasadena Recovery Center after a major drug binge. As for the VH1 show, we're told producers are shooting all the drama but haven't said whether they'll use it on the show.

Crazytown front man Shifty Shellshock might be living out his band's name -- the singer has allegedly run away from his reality TV show.

Shifty's last chance at sobriety and renewed low-level fame was a stint on the new VH1 show, "Sober Living." While shooting scenes for the show on Friday night at GOA nightclub, he skipped out on production -- leaving the cast high and dry.

He is currently MIA. Sources close to the situation tell TMZ that producers are afraid Shellshock could be back to on drugs. VH1 recently paid him for his stint on the show, and he may be using his "Sober Living" cash for drug money.

Shifty posted a video on his MySpace page Saturday night, saying he was checking himself into rehab -- which so far he hasn't done.

We're told that if he doesn't return to the house today, he will be fired from the show. Fired from rehab -- oy vey.

Shifty's manager, David Weintraub, had no comment on the situation.

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lol    

Crackheads will be nasty A$$ crackheads...

2188 days ago
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cuntroll    

Atleast its not a DUI.

2188 days ago
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audra    

sad

2188 days ago
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i hate hollywood    

dude, let him just go do alot of drugs and die. He's got no talent, His FAKE ASS NAME IS RETARDED! his band only had 1 hit like 10 years ago and that was cause they stole a line from an old chilli peppers song. He's WORTHLESS!! LET HIM GO KILL HIMSELF THE PLANET WILL BE BETTER OFF!!!

2188 days ago
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albert    

This show actually ENCOURAGES drug abuse among it's cast, just like THE REAL WORLD pushes alcohol abuse on it's cast. Shocking drug and alcohol abuse footage on these shows = $$$$$$$$$$$$$ for the parent company. SICKOS!

2188 days ago
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mis maiden    

the real joke is David Weintraub. he reps nothing but douchebags.

2188 days ago
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albert    

I agree! The producers of SOBER LIVING and THE REAL WORLD are hypocrites! There would be no show to watch without the drug/alcohol abuse footage & storylines. So the producers become modern-day PUSHERS! And yet they act SO holier than thou. Karmas a b*tch, though! The producers and sponsers of these programs know darn well what they are doing and someday they will get what's coming to them.

2188 days ago
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Mikey    

DO YOU WANNA PARTY AND HAVE FUN OR DO YOU WANNA SIT AROUND A REHAB CLINIC BITCHING THAT LIFE SUCKS CAUSES OTHERS DON'T WANT YOU DOING DRUGS.

IF YOU WANNA DO DRUGS, DO THEM. DON'T LET ANYONE TELL YOU WHAT TO DO. PARTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2188 days ago
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sss    

why is a show about "sober living" filming at a nightclub??

2188 days ago
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perezsfiredstylist    

David Weintraub!!! He is on his own reality show where he is trying to date Slade's Jo- UGH! DIdn't Weintaub manage Rod Stewart druggie son? Common Weintraub- get a job!

2188 days ago
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just wondering    

Is this the guy that was on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew? He looks familiar.

2188 days ago
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Larue    

If this show truly wanted to help drug addicts, they wouldn't take them to a CLUB! How RIDICULOUS!! It would be so refreshing if a show did something for the right reasons, not for a ratings grab. I know, dream on.

I'm so disgusted with this show. I don't even know this guy though, LOL.

2188 days ago
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Okay No    

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SATAN...yes,..SATAN runs your life.


This man is Satanic. what do u expect? By that I mean,

he's not really a God fan, is he?

THIS IS WHAT SATAN DOES TO YOUR LIVES.

2188 days ago
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paige    

Umm, why were a bunch of drunks and drug addicts hanging out at a nightclub as part of a show that's supposed to be about getting them sober? Are these people insane?! People with drug and alcohol problems should NEVER hang out at nightclubs, especially a club like Goa where free booze and drugs are readily available.

2188 days ago
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Ya Think    

Just Wondering...yeah, this is the guy who was on the Celebrity Rehab show with Dr. Drew.

And, FTR -- Dr. Drew isn't an addiction specialist or even a psychiatrist. He's a medical doctor who's certified in INTERNAL MEDICINE. I don't know who told him he was qualified to run a rehab center? He can evaluate junkies and prescribe medication to help them through their withdrawal and stuff but as far as psychotherapy, group sessions and all that crap, he doesn't have the credentials. He's a family doctor, with a "self-designated" specialty in addiction medicine. That means he has no training in the field and is not endorsed as an addiction specialist by the medical association -- it's a title he's assigned to himself. Don't believe me? Check it out at ama-assn.org and then use the Doctor Finder link.

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