SELENA GOMEZ SECRETLY SPENT 2 WEEKS IN REHAB – JUSTIN BIEBER TO BLAME: A rep for SELENA GOMEZ has confirmed she voluntarily checked herself into The Meadows recovery center in Arizona in January for two weeks, although he insists not for substance abuse.
A source told TMZ her decision to seek help had a lot to do with what she was exposed to hanging around Bieb and his much publicized excessive lifestyle.According to Radar Online, her friends and family – particularly her parents – were concerned that she was "partying very hard," and "experimenting with marijuana and prescription drugs, including Xanax and Ambien."
After photos of her joyriding with Justin on Segways hit the ‘net, and it became evident she was hanging out with him again, her people’s heads exploded and she was strongly encouraged to get help. (PHOTO)
TMZ says the program at The Meadows is specifically designed for young people and “specializes in substance dependence, trauma, family dynamics, mental health and relapse prevention.”
Selena announced her tour cancelation in December, telling fans she needed to “spend some time on myself in order to be the best person I can be." At the time it was believed to be related to her ongoing fight with Lupus
'LITTLE COUPLE' GETS GOOD NEWS: The Little Couple’s DR. JENNIFER ARNOLD, who’s been battling a rare form of cancer, is sharing some happy news.
"I had my official last chemo treatment," Arnold told People magazine. "And while I'm hesitant to say I'm cancer-free...I'm doing great. Everything is moving in the right direction. I am very excited." Jennifer’s cancer is in remission and from now on her blood count will be monitored to make sure it does not return.
TODAY IN CELEBRITY HAIR - JENNIFER ANISTON: JENNIFER ANISTON has decided that short hair is not for her. If you recall, about three months ago Jen jumped on the short 'do bandwagon, but now thinks it makes her look too old. So instead of just waiting for the hair to grow back, Aniston reportedly spent “five hours” in the salon getting extensions. (PHOTO) (PHOTO)
“Jen had been complaining to friends that she didn’t like the short hairdo... she thought she wanted a drastic change, but felt it wasn’t the right look for her,” said a source, who added, “Having long hair, according to Jen, makes her look younger.”
UPDATE - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ADMIT TO FAKING IT: It turns out the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were playing air guitar during their Super Bowl performance. FLEA confirmed yesterday the band did not have their instruments plugged in -- but only because the NFL wouldn't let them.
In a post on the band's website, Flea wrote that the NFL wouldn't let them play their instruments live, and that there "was not any room for argument on this" adding the league "does not want to risk their show being botched by bad sound, period."
He said the band is usually against this sort of thing but decided to go ahead with it because it was a "once in a lifetime" opportunity. Flea also made it clear that even though they recorded the music earlier that day, ANTHONY KIEDIS' vocals were legit.
UPDATE - FOUR PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED IN THE PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN CASE: New York City police arrested four people as part of their investigation into the alleged overdose of PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN. Police, acting on a tip from "someone in the heroin market in New York City," found nearly 350 baggies filled with heroin in the apartment they busted into.
The New York Daily News adds police aren't certain if those arrested actually sold the drugs to Hoffman.
MARIAH CAREY SHOWS US HER PICS: MARIAH CAREY in a bikini top still works for me. I like her better thick. You?
PAUL WALKER LEAVES DAUGHTER ESTATE: PAUL WALKER, the 'Fast & Furious' star who died in a car crash in November, left his entire $25 million estate to his only child, 15-year-old daughter Meadow. But some of the other conditions of his will might cause problems among those he left behind.
Meadow lived with her mother for the first 13 years of her life but had been living with Paul since 2011. She went back with her mom after Paul's death. Paul's will, however, states that he wants his own mother to be Meadow's guardian, and he wants his father to control the estate. It's not clear if Meadow's mother is cool with any of that.