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Rachel Uchitel on 'Today': Tiger Woods' mistress admits she has a 'love addiction'

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Rachel Uchitel, the nightclub hostess who became famous after she was romantically linked to Tiger Woods one year ago, went on Today this morning with Dr. Drew Pinsky to promote her role on the upcoming season of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew. She sidestepped Natalie Morales’ questions about Woods and focused on her treatment for addiction, primarily “love addiction.” “The issues that I have related to relationships are absolutely related to a hole that I’m trying to fill in my heart,” said Uchitel, who lost her fiancĂ© in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Watch the video below:

Uchitel hinted at more details when the show premieres on Wednesday, but it was just as amusing to see Morales’ mounting frustration at the lack of tabloid-y news, culminating in her squeezing Derek Jeter and David Boreanaz into a last-ditch effort. C’mon, Rachel: Don’t make Natalie beg!

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