Former 'Sex Rehab' star Duncan Roy arrested for attempted extortion

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(CBS) - Film director Duncan Roy, who appeared on "Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew," was arrested this week for allegedly attempting felony extortion.

TMZ reports that Roy was apprehended on Nov. 15 by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department and is being held in prison on an immigration hold (Roy was born in Whitstable, Kent, England.) He is due back in court on Nov. 23.

Roy is a film director, producer and television personality. He appeared on VH1's "Sex Rehab" in 2009 and spoke about traumatic childhood events.