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Old 07-20-2009, 05:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Aaron Brink to be featured on A&E's Intervention

MMA fighter Aaron Brink will be featured on Intervention this week. For those of you not familiar with either 1. Aaron Brink is a heavyweight who has one bout in the UFC, a first rd. sub loss to Andrei Arlovski 2. Intervention is a TV show which documents drug addicts whose family and friends attempt to place them in drug treatment.

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What's more entertaining than watching drug addicts with one foot in the abyss dry out while family and friends dehydrate themselves crying? I can't think of a damn thing.



A&E's "Intervention" -- a docu-series that thumps its chest like it's spreading some kind of positive anti-drug message, but is just as relentlessly sleazy as any other reality junk on the air -- is pandering to MMA's demo this Monday with a profile of Aaron Brink, a SoCal fighter with a meth problem.



"I would rather do crystal meth than train for a fight," Brink says. (And suddenly, Brock Lesnar's postfight speeches look very sane.) "If Aaron doesn't stop using meth, he will die," a loved one admits.



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Brink, 34, hasn't fought in two years and never received any significant attention during an 11-year career. I sincerely hope he benefits from the episode, either financially or physiologically -- particularly if the series finances counseling -- because the viewer sure as hell isn't getting anything out of it.

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Old 07-21-2009, 04:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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watched it. didn't focus much on him as there was a women alcoholic on the same episode. he has some "interesting" habits while on meth that's for sure. ex porn star to. said he relapsed at the end after treatment.
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I watched it. They split the show up so half of the show was focused on some woman alcoholic. I almost turned the show off cause I thought they screwed up the time listings or something and I didn't know why they were talking about some women half way in.

Also, because of what he associates meth with, I doubt this guy will ever be cured.
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