Robin Williams checks into rehab, again

  • IANS, Los Angeles
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  • Updated: Jul 02, 2014 19:55 IST

Robin Williams. (Getty Images)


Actor Robin Williams has checked into rehab for the second time to maintain his long-term sobriety.

The 62-year-old is seeking treatment at Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

“After working in back-to-back projects, Robin is taking the opportunity to fine-tune and focus on his continued commitment, of which he remains extremely proud,” said his representative.

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In 2006, the American actor had checked himself into a substance abuse rehabilitation centre after admitting he was an alcoholic, following two decades without booze. He also battled with cocaine addiction in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but quit the drug following the death of his close friend John Belushi in 1982, and the birth of his son Zachary in 1983.

 

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