Shaun Weiss, a New Jersey-born little one star primarily identified for his position as Greg Goldberg in The Mighty Geese is 42 now and hasn’t been making motion pictures for some time.

He was arrested earlier this 12 months for allegedly breaking into a person’s storage whereas excessive on meth.

“Weiss compelled entry to realize entry into the automobile by shattering a window,” police stated in a press release. “Officers observed shattered glass on the bottom and noticed that the passenger window to the automobile was damaged.”

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Since then, Drew Gallagher, a buddy of Weiss, has been serving to the previous actor get again on his toes. And so they’re actually making progress — Weiss has been sober for over 230 days.

“There’s not a innocent Shaun Weiss right here, he’s positively responsible for lots of silly s— he does,” Gallagher informed Individuals earlier this 12 months. “However when you have been to spend any time with him, you’d have a drastically extra compassionate understanding of what he was about.”

Gallagher stated that his buddy wants medical and psychiatric consideration. “He’s sick, he’s mentally ailing. He’s simply sick and all people provides up on him.”

Gallagher began a GoFundMe to lift cash to assist Weiss after his arrest. Since its launch in January, the marketing campaign has raised over $16,000.

One of many primary issues Weiss wanted was dental remedy, as meth abuse had destroyed his enamel. However after listening to about his state of affairs, LA-based Dr. Gabe Rosenthal provided his companies freed from cost.

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“He’s only a nice man,” Dr. Gabe informed Web page Six of Weiss. “We mesh very well.”

“He’s such a great man, such a sweetheart. He’s placing his weight again on. He’s a lot extra assured. He’s able to go. He feels higher. Each time I see him, he good points a couple of extra kilos.”


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“His face is filling out,” Dr. Gabe added. “He’s smiling like loopy now.”

In July, Weiss sat in Dr. Gabe’s chair to fix damaged root suggestions, clear infections, and take away damaged enamel. He then bought implants adopted by enamel, that are made by the identical porcelain as celebrity-loved veneers. He underwent four oral surgical procedures up to now, however there’s extra to return.

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Dr. Gabe hopes to complete his work with Weiss in early 2021. Your complete course of start-to-finish would’ve value about $80,000 however since Rosenthal donated his dental companies at no cost, the cash from the GoFundMe is claimed to be going in direction of different bills.

“(It’s) allowed Shaun to make use of the GoFundMe funds to pay hire at his sober-living in addition to purchase some groceries,” Gallagher wrote an replace. “He’s even bought a reasonable laptop computer so he can entry the Web.”

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