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Tuesday
Feb262013

Report: Andy Dick Signs On for "Dancing with the Stars"

JB Lacroix/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- The new cast of Dancing with the Stars will be announced Tuesday morning on ABC's Good Morning America, and one of the celebrities who will vie for the Mirror Ball trophy this spring will be troubled comedian and actor Andy Dick.

That's according to TMZ.com, which reports Dick was on the Dancing with the Stars set Monday, as was another comedian, D.L. Hughley, and reality star Lisa Vanderpump.

A source says Dick has been cast "more for comedy...nobody expects much from him," though Dick himself is said to be taking the competition seriously.

Dick has struggled with substance abuse in the past and appeared on Celebrity Rehab.  He's also had multiple brushes with the law in recent years.

Super Bowl-winning Baltimore Ravens player Jacoby Jones has already been confirmed to have joined the cast by ABC.  Some of the other rumored names include Wynonna Judd, former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler, and current "Bachelor" Sean Lowe.

Dancing with the Stars
returns on Monday, March 18, with a two-hour premiere.

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Thursday
Jan192012

Report: Andy Dick Accused of 'Roughing Up Tourist'

JB Lacroix/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Former Celebrity Rehab star Andy Dick is being sought by the LAPD, accused of “roughing up a tourist” in Hollywood, reports TMZ.

The comedian is accused of being intoxicated by a male tourist, who claims that Dick “went nuts” on him when he tried to take a photo of him in the famed Hollywood and Highland area.

A police report states the tourist claims Dick grabbed him by the collar and tried to wrestle the camera from him.  The tourist fought back and the comedian fled the scene.

It’s believed that the whole incident was caught on security tape, which police will want to examine.  TMZ have called Dick’s representatives, who have so far made no comment.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Wednesday
May042011

Andy Dick Arrested for Public Intoxication

Riverside County Sheriff's Department(TEMECULA, Calif.) -- Looks like Andy Dick's lengthy struggle with sobriety has hit a speed bump.

The comic and actor was arrested Monday night for disorderly conduct at a Temecula, California restaurant, reports E! Online.

A police spokesman said, "Mr. Dick was intoxicated" and had been "causing a disturbance."  Specifics of the incident are not clear, although the spokesman did say, "He was unable to care for his own safety and we arrested him for public intoxication.  He was transported to our local facility here."

Dick wasn't charged, nor will he face any legal action or pay any fines, since there was no physical confrontation.  He was released from jail when he sobered up.

Dick, who has done a stint on Celebrity Rehab, has a well-known history of substance abuse, as well as brushes with the law.  In January of last year, police in West Virginia arrested him for groping a man's crotch and repeatedly kissing him.  In 2008, he was arrested in Murrieta, California for pulling down a teenage girl's shirt.

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