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Tareq Salahi -- 'Rehab' ILLEGALLY Fired My Wife

3/9/2011 11:14 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Alleged White House crasher Tareq Salahi is hinting that he may SUE "Celebrity Rehab" ... claiming the show illegally fired his wife because of her "health condition."

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It's unclear what "condition" Tareq is referring to -- but Michaele has said in the past that she suffers from multiple sclerosis.

Tareq and his lawyers have issued a statement saying, "[Michaele] was fired due to her health condition which is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act."

Team Salahi says they will announce more details about their gripe later today.

Earlier this week, Tareq told reporters that his wife's only addiction was "chocolate" -- leaving many wondering why she was even on the show in the first place.

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stephanie    

Why is she on Celeb rehab?

She is not a celebrity.

She is, however, an idiot.

1142 days ago
2.

Oval Beach    

HE should be talking about the legality of this issue? HE should complain? Give me a break...how about illegally crashing a White House party...ILLEGALLY MY a**!

1142 days ago
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Lisa    

I had really hoped that once RHODC was over, I would not have to look at these two anymore. Holy crap - was I wrong. They are a waste of time and energy - to be sure.

1142 days ago
4.

Brian    

Its a rehab show for Drugs and booze... Not multiple sclerosis.
These two are idiots and need to go after their 15 minutes of fame was used long ago

1142 days ago
5.

thebyrdsfriend    

Can't these people just go away? Why are they even given the opportunity to be in publics eye anyway?

1142 days ago
6.

merrymary    

This proves some people will say and do anything to get attention.

1142 days ago
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The PMG    

So much for "Celebrity" rehab, it's really "attention whores who didn't make it past 8th grade because it was too hard" Rehab

1142 days ago
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Thomas    

Lawsuit lotto may have been their plan all along. The good news: Threatening to sue should make other reality shows stay away from them. This could be the end of their 15 minutes.

1142 days ago
9.

ben    

Wish these people would go away!!! They have no redeeming social value!!!

1142 days ago
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Jan    

I have the feeling that this lawsuit was planned from the very beginning - this is how they have an actual "income". Get her in the door, then sue with the ADA line. These people are absolutely shameless.

1142 days ago
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jus-sayin    

What loosers they are.

1142 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Wow. These people are something else.

1142 days ago
13.

Bubbles The Chimp    

Why any show would deal with these con-artist is beyond my knowledge. Serves the right to get sued for being idiots and hiring these fools. She probably does not have MS as their entire life is one big lie.

1142 days ago
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bagladey    

Could someone explain to me what MS has to do with rehab or vice versa, and don't Dr. Drew and the show know what each person is there for BEFORE they're hired? What don't I know, what am I missing?

1142 days ago
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Ernie    

I can tell you why, these people are "BROKE" and they need money. Their chances in winning a settlement of a law suit is non-existant.
If Michelle suffers from multiple sclerosis then Dr. Drew can help her. Being addicted to "chocolate" everybody is addicted to chocolate. All these two are looking for is pubulicity and money. These two are in the "Piece of Sh*t Club"

1142 days ago
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