Kitaen appeared with actress Florence Henderson; American Idol contestant Corey Clark; performer Alexis Arquette; and others on the show.
That same year, Kitaen was arrested for cocaine possession.
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.
She filed suit against a former boyfriend, claiming that he scammed her out of $3 million of her assets. 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.