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Bob And The Monster New Movie Poster & Trailer

2 September 2013 3:28 PM, PDT | CineMovie | See recent CineMovie news »

You may recognize this guy from Celebrity Rehab or from his days in the punk band Thelonious MonsterBob Forrest, the former drug addict and now drug counselor, retells his story from stardom to hitting rock bottom in the new documentary, Bob And The Monster. Check out the poster and trailer for the movie on DVD.

Bob And The Monster was produced in 2011, but the documentary is getting a theatrical release on September 3rd. Fellow rockers are interviewed for the film including Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Courtney Love, John Frusciante, Frenchie and Celebrity Rehab alum Steven Adler.

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Watch: Trailer for Bob & The Monster

1 August 2013 2:54 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Check out the trailer for Shaker Films' documentary Bob & the Monster. Keirda Bahruth directs the film which opens in theaters on September 3rd, 2013. A documentary chronicling the life of charismatic singer/songwriter Bob Forrest, from his days as front man of the indie rock band Thelonious Monster, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his triumph and transformation into one of the most influential addiction counselors in the Us today. Bob and the Monster crafts contemporary footage »

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Bob And The Monster adds first poster

15 May 2013 4:57 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Catch the new poster for Keirda Bahruth's Bob and the Monster documentary on Bob Forrest. The Shaker Films in association with Passion Pictures film which has garnered many strong reviews, opens September 3rd. Bahruth directs the film, and also produces with Rich Ballard and Austin Wilkin. Six years in the making, this award winning documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and controversial drug counselors in the Us today. Bob and the Monster crafts contemporary footage, animation and compelling interviews with archival performances and personal videos from Bob’s past to reveal the complex layers of this troubled, but hopeful soul. Testimony from his peers, including Courtney Love, Anthony Kiedis and Flea add texture, but it’s the depth of Bob’s music, interwoven throughout the film, that illuminates this unforgettable and inspirational story. »

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Mindy McCready's Funeral Held, Celebrity Rehab Counselor Says "More People Will Die"

28 February 2013 4:32 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

What are Us Weekly's preferred partners discussing this Wednesday? Country singer and Celebrity Rehab star Mindy McCready's funeral -- just the latest in tragedies related to the VH1 show. Check out more stories in the roundup below. Mindy McCready was laid to rest in Florida on Tuesday. The country singer was the fifth person on Celebrity Rehab to pass away, and counselor Bob Forrest on the show says, unfortunately, "more people will die." (The Daily Beast) Happy Birthday, Samuel Affleck! Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck's son celebrated his [...] »

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Mindy McCready 'pushed over the edge' by boyfriend's death

26 February 2013 8:01 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Mindy McCready's former drugs counsellor believes the suicide of her boyfriend pushed her over the edge. The country singer took her own life at her Arkansas home earlier this month, 36 days after her partner David Wilson passed away in the same place, and Bob Forrest - who worked with the late star on 'Celebrity Rehab' in 2009 - was surprised by her actions. He said: 'I never thought Mindy would take her own life. I always thought if she died it would be at the hands of another because of her past physically abusive relationships with men. 'Mindy had lost custody of her kids before and didn't kill herself then. I absolutely believe that David Wilson's suicide a month »

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Mindy McCready & The 'Celebrity Rehab' Curse

19 February 2013 11:13 AM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Nashville, Tenn. — The criticism of Dr. Drew Pinsky spread on the Internet almost as quickly as news of Mindy McCready's death.

The country singer with the tumultuous personal life became the fifth cast member of his "Celebrity Rehab" series to die since appearing on the show and the third from Season 3. The previous deaths stirred up rumors of a curse and a debate about the show's helpfulness. McCready's apparent suicide upped the pitch of the reaction, however.

Singer Richard Marx on Twitter compared Pinsky to Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the so-called suicide doctor: "Same results."

Marx backed off later Monday, saying the crack went too far. But he restated his thoughts in a way that summed up much of the reaction in the first 24 hours since the 37-year-old McCready's death Sunday afternoon in Heber Springs, Ark.

"It is, however, my opinion that what Dr. D does is exploitation and his »

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Is Early Rehab Release To Blame In Country Singer's Death?

18 February 2013 7:25 PM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Heber Springs, Ark. — Mindy McCready threatened suicide after losing custody of her sons earlier this month, yet she was allowed to leave a court-ordered drug rehabilitation program just days before she apparently killed herself at her Arkansas home, her ex-boyfriend said Monday.

Billy McKnight, who was in a long, stormy relationship with McCready and is the father of her oldest child, Zander, said the 37-year-old mother of two stayed in the substance abuse treatment center for about 18 hours before she was allowed to walk free.

McCready died Sunday at her home in Heber Springs, a vacation community about 65 miles north of Little Rock. She was found dead on the front porch, where her longtime boyfriend, musician David Wilson, died last month of a gunshot wound to the head. Authorities are investigating both deaths as suicides but haven't determined an official cause of death.

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