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Butch Patrick Enters Rehab

November 12, 2010 03:10:56 GMT

Having problems with cocaine, marijuana and alcohol for decades, the former child star is seeking help in rehab center.


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"The Munsters" ' Butch Patrick has entered a rehabilitation center in a bid to beat his 40-year addiction to booze and drugs. The former child star, who played Eddie Munster in the 1960s TV show, has battled problems with cocaine, marijuana and alcohol for decades.

Patrick, 57, checked himself in to a facility in New Jersey on Wednesday, November 10 in an attempt to "get a grip on his addiction and educate himself," reports TMZ.com. A representative for the star tells the website, "We have thought he could possibly be a product of the child star problem... and are thankful he will take control of his fate."

Patrick's relatives, who have reportedly been encouraging the star to seek help for 30 years, are said to be "very happy and supportive" of his decision to enter rehab.


 




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posted by mattB. on Nov 19, 2010
I've known this guy 22 years, and I don't mean we hung out a few time. Sadly, a cocaine and booze addict with angry moods that shift with the wind accompanied with the sharpest tongue I have ever heard.
posted by tammy on Nov 19, 2010
40 year addiction but left in 5 days? Must be a fast learner LOL. Now his jacket was stolen?? If one thing doesn't get enough publcity, try another (ha,ha). Guess he's trying to get another 15 minutes of fame. Sad....

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