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Doc Gooden: Lenny Dykstra Tried To Bust Me Out Of ‘Celebrity Rehab’

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Dwight Gooden (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Lenny Dykstra (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Dwight Gooden (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Lenny Dykstra (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (WFAN) – Dwight “Doc” Gooden will highlight the Season 5 cast of Dr. Drew Pinsky’s “Celebrity Rehab.” But he wasn’t the only troubled 1986 Mets great to grace the sober house.

According to Dr. K, Lenny Dykstra made an uninvited appearance to try and break his former teammate out.

“Actually, Dykstra came to visit me on ‘Celebrity Rehab,’” Gooden told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Tuesday. “I’ll tell you what, it was crazy. He thought that I had been hypnotized and (Dr. Drew) got me in there and was holding me hostage. He tried to come in with two guys to get me out of there.”

LISTEN: Gooden details Dykstra’s “Celebrity Rehab” rescue mission


Dykstra made headlines last month stemming from an alleged naked massage endeavor while interviewing a housekeeper.

“So they come in. I’m talking to him, he wanted to talk, ‘Doc, I don’t like this.’ So we go out on the patio, me and him and the two guys are sitting there, we’re talking.

“He said, ‘you sure this is what you want?’ I go ‘yeah.’ He goes, ‘I don’t know, I don’t feel good about this … let me take you bags and if you don’t like it, you call me.’ I was like, ‘trust me, I’m cool.’”

It’s not clear whether Dykstra’s rescue mission will air on the VH1 reality show.

“This is not part of the show. This is real stuff,” said Gooden. “Whether they got it (on video) or not, I’m not sure.”

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