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Grace Dent's TV Od: Sex Rehab With Dr Drew

13 November 2010 2:47 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

'James looks like the corpse of Owen Wilson. He's almost destroyed his career with orgies'

The problem with sex addiction, as shown in Sex Rehab With Dr Drew, aside from the carpet burns, the housemaid's knee, the mouth thrush and paternity claims, is people don't take you seriously. Why would they? You're not self-medicating with a syringe of soothing heroin. You're more like Benny Hill, touching yourself intimately to a upbeat kazoo-based soundtrack. What's that? You're ill? You have "can't stop wanking" syndrome? Oh I'm so sorry to hear it.

And at first, Sex Rehab feels like a comedy. "But that's not strictly a dildo," pleads ex-porn actress Penny Flame, as nurse Thelma checks in her suitcase for her 21-day rehab stay. Sex, even with yourself, in this Pasadena recovery centre is strictly verboten. "Right," sighs Thelma, confiscating several implements which we must assume Penny uses for scratching hard-to-reach itches, »

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