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DMX Gets Jail, But It's Dr. Drew to the Rescue

3/16/2010 4:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

DMX was just sentenced to six months in jail for violating his probation -- but rehab could save him from doing hard time.

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DMX admitted to five separate probation violations -- the result of using illegal drugs.

During the hearing, a rep from the Pasadena Recovery Center gave the judge a letter from Dr. Drew Pinsky, asking permission to treat X at his facility ... in lieu of jail.

The judge seemed open to sending X to the PRC.


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damn feel bad for x goin down hill, sucks being locked up hes been in and out to many times

1673 days ago


I thought Drew Pinsky was no longer affiliated with the Pasadena Recovery Center because of their many problems & suicides. Did he forget? Fame whore. And they'll be lucky if DMX doesn't murder someone while there.

1684 days ago

clandestine chalk    

Moar video of him freaking out in court, please. I don't want to see him sober, I find him more entertaining getting served some good ol' justice.

Go get em' whatever your real name is.

1684 days ago


Dr. Drew, the silver fox, strikes again.

1684 days ago


Just another example of the rich and famous getting away with stuff--this guy is rich enough--he can pay for his own rehab, Dr. Drew--get some people that aren't rich and famous and help them!

Re Habs cost alot of money, the normal person doesn't have access to all the fancy ones!!

1684 days ago


Dr. Drew needs to stop rubbing elbows with the celebrities and tend to the people in his facility. There have been families that have come forward and said their family member has died in Dr. Drew's facility. They made it sound like he is all about his celeb status and doesn't treat his normal patients.

1684 days ago


Dr. Drew "feeds" off others addictions and illnesses. He is a leech. And he doesn't have a good recovery record. I agree he needs to take care of the non-celebrities and stop looking for his 15 minutes of fame. He is everywhere on tv and needs to be doing his job.

1684 days ago


WOW! Another Black rapper heading to jail,Who-da thunk?

1684 days ago


If this doesn't prove Dr Drew is a dbag fame whore I don't know what does. This guy will try a tag his name on anyone that is in the news.Whether he has a chance to get them or not doesn't matter as long as his name is inb the copy that's all that matters. He couldn't care less about anyone. People like him make me sick because when the camera is rolling he's all about compassion and careing....BS.BS.BS the only people that believe this DB is the house wife from the mid know the one that finds Jay Leno funny...ya that one.

1684 days ago


DMX = KeriAnn with a penis. I vote no.

1684 days ago

Had it coming    

well now he can hang with rodman and drink a 40 with him

1684 days ago


If it has to be done this way then so be it...from there on it's his choice to except it or not. DMX you should consider yourself a lucky one whether you think so or not...think about it (Corey, MJ, Brittany...need I say more) held your own fate in your hands and look where it got's time to ask for HELP.

1684 days ago

White Trash    

This "Dr. Drew" is such a wannabe celebrity it's pathetic.

1684 days ago


Someone needs to tell Drew his botox injections make his face look puffy and lopsided. Seems he's more concerned with his appearance on camera than his patients.

1684 days ago


Is "Dr.Drew" even a real board certified doctor? Or is he just a big fake?

1684 days ago
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