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Tawny Kitaen is best known for appearing in music videos in the 1980s, including Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" video. She later starred on reality televison series like The Surreal Life and Celebrity Rehab.
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A full biography on the life of Tawny Kitaen, the "surfer chick" who shot to stardom in steamy MTV videos.
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That same year, Kitaen was arrested for cocaine possession. The charge against her was dismissed after she competed a six-month rehabilitation program.
The following year, Kitaen launched her own legal battle. She filed suit against a former boyfriend, claiming that he scammed her out of $3 million of her assets. The pair finally reached a settlement in 2009.
Taking her private struggles public, Kitaen again delved into the world of reality television in 2008, appearing in the second season of Celebrity Rehab with a group that included actors Gary Busey and Jeff Conaway. She shared that she had a drug problem on the show, and completed a televised treatment program. Yet Kitaen had trouble maintaining her sobriety. In September 2009, Kitaen was arrested for driving under the influence.
Despite her past troubles, Kitaen continues to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. One of her most recent projects was a guest appearance on the crime drama CSI.
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