Conaway off Celebrity Rehab... and into Scientology?
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Now this is one of those situations Scientology is sure to milk as much as possible to "prove" how psychiatry sucks and their "methods" are better. Except of course the groundwork was laid by the show and the Big S just flew in last minute and scooped up the remains--something they won't dare admit.Viewers who watched Jeff Conaway's bitch-and-hobble routine on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew saw how the good doctor transformed him from a howling mad trainwreck to someone with a least a bit of hope.
So why the hell is Conaway on Inside Edition tonight crediting not Dr. Drew Pinsky but his leather-clad Greaser buddy John Travolta and Scientology for his sobriety?
"John and I stayed friends but he couldn't watch me going down the tubes ... he gave me a whole library of Scientology books and he's given me an auditor who comes almost every day." A babysitter! Top that, Dr. Drew! (We assume the main task of the auditor—a Scientology term for a spiritual advisor—is to keep Jeff's main enabler Vicki occupied so she doesn't feed Jeff handfuls of Norco.)
Or maybe Travolta's dangling a role in Battlefield Earth 2. "I'm going to be strong and healthy and totally together," Conaway tells Inside Edition tonight. "I've got to get ready for my Academy Award."