Matthew Newton Returns to Rehab, Scrapping 'X Factor' Hosting Gig


Matthew Newton


Just three months after he was discharged from a treatment facility, Matthew Newton goes back to rehab and pulled out of his hosting gig at the Australian version of 'The X Factor'.

Australian actor Matthew Newton has gone back into rehab - just three months after he was discharged from a treatment facility. The "Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities" star checked into a private hospital in Melbourne in April after he was accused of trashing a hotel room in the city where he was staying with his girlfriend, "Transformers" actress Rachael Taylor.

He left the center earlier this summer and subsequently opened up about his alcohol issues, describing himself as a "work in progress". The star was due to begin hosting the Australian version of singing contest "The X Factor" but he's pulled out to focus on his ongoing health issues.

A statement from bosses at Australia's Seven network reads: "Matthew had a strong commitment to the program - he has tried his utmost to make it work. He has the support of his family and close circle of friends as he works his way back to full health."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Comments

  •  
    afinewhine
    Aug 23, 2010

    how come this jerk keeps getting chance after chance...he needs incarceration instead of rehab...

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Caitlyn Jenner to Become Mom Next Year as She's Banned From Meeting Baby Dream
  2. Selena Gomez Steps Out With New Haircut at Hollywood Hot Spot
  3. Mariah Carey's New Boyfriend Bryan Tanaka Admits He's 'Always Had a Thing' for Her
  4. Kanye West Leaves L.A. in the Middle of the Night Amid Kim Kardashian Divorce Rumors
  5. Tiny Harris Fake Facebook Stirs Up Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Affair Rumor
  6. Madonna Accused of Getting Butt Implants After Onstage Twerk With Ariana Grande
  7. The Rock Seduced by a Bikini Babe in 'Baywatch' Longer Teaser Trailer
  8. Photos of Topless Maisie Williams Surface Online
  9. Optimus Prime Wants to Kill Bumblebee in 'Transformers: The Last Knight' First Teaser Trailer
  10. Are Caitlyn Jenner and Amber Rose Wooing Each Other?

CELEBS PHOTO