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200+ Celebrities Who Went to Rehab

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This is a list of over 200 celebrities who went to rehab, with photos. When a celeb enters detox, we can't help but stare, yet rehabilitation is no joke. Unfortunately for celebs, there is a double standard. When substance abuse affects an ordinary individual it is usually thought to be the result of stress or depression. With celebrities, we toften end to blame their extravagance getting the better of them (and the luxury rehab centers they sometimes attend don't help their case).

Treatment centers and famous rehab centers also deal with more than just drug abuse. One can go to the hospital for conditions such as anorexia as well. Many in Hollywood have checked in, from the sadly all too common headline "actress in rehab," to comedians who entered rehab to deal with addiction.

At the end of the day though, we should respect the individuals on this list for seeking the help they needed. 

  • John Mulaney

    Age: 39

    Comedian John Mulaney checked into rehab for 60 days for treatment for alcohol and cocaine addiction, as reported by Page Six on December 21, 2020. He checked into a rehab facility in Pennsylvania the weekend before Christmas, a source confirmed to the publication. Mulaney has previously discussed his struggles with addiction in his specials, such as in his 2012 special, New in Town, and in a 2019 interview with Esquire.

    Source: Page Six

  • DMX

    Age: 50

    On October 13, 2019, DMX's team posted a photo to Instagram, announcing that the rapper had checked himself into rehab and had cancelled all upcoming shows. The post read, "In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his cancelled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support."

  • Kit Harington checked himself into a "wellness retreat" ahead of the series finale of Game of Thrones in May 2019. The British actor is reportedly being treated for stress and alcohol use at a luxury health center in Connecticut. The news comes after the Game of Thrones documentary Last Watch debuted on HBO, revealing Kit Harington breaking down in tears after reading what his character Jon Snow would do in the finale.

    "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues," Harington's publicist said in a statement to Variety.

  • Demi Lovato entered rehab in July 2018, after suffering a nearly fatal overdose. She checked out in November 2018. She had previously entered rehab in November 2010, and checked into a sober house in January 2013.

  • On August 25, 2018,Melanie Brown, better known by her Spice Girls moniker Mel B, told The Sun she planned on entering rehab in a month for alcohol and drug abuse. 

    "I am working on being a better version of myself for my kids ― whom I love more than life itself ― and for all the people who have supported me," she said. Brown said she used alcohol and sex to "numb [her] pain" after being diagnosed with PTSD. 

  • According to ET, Affleck's ex-wife Jennifer Garner drove him to rehab on August 22, 2018. Affleck allegedly knew he needed help, and Garner was there to support him.

    This is the actor's third time in a rehab facility for alcohol abuse. He has been open about his struggles in the past, too. In March 2017, he posted on Facebook, saying alcohol addiction is "something I've dealt with in the past and will continue to confront... I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step."

  • In October of 2015, troubled reality star Scott Disick checked into rehab in Malibu, California for alcohol and drug abuse. Disick had attempted rehab earlier in the year, but only managed to stay a week before leaving. In the following months, his marriage to Kourtney Kardashian publicly dissolved. Much of his struggle was televised on Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
  • Weeks after being outed for molesting his sisters when he was teenager and using the website Ashley Madison to cheat on his wife, 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar checked himself into rehab. What kind of rehab? No one is sure. Do they make rehab for generally being the worst?

    His family posted a statement on their website saying, "For him it will be a long journey toward wholeness and recovery. We pray that in this he comes to complete repentance and sincere change."

    Source: CNN
  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Kim Richards entered rehab in April 2015. Richards, 50, struggled with addiction and alcoholism on the show, and had recently been arrested for public intoxication and assaulting a police officer. To avoid jail time for the incident, she agreed to seek treatment. Many friends blamed her out of control behavior on increased stress about her ex-husband, Monty Brinson, who was diagnosed with stage IV cancer.

  • AJ McLean

    Age: 43
  • Zac Efron

    Age: 33

    When Zac Efron entered rehab in 2013, his reps insinuated that it was to battle an alcohol addiction. However, sources on the set of his movie Neighbors claimed that the heartthrob was struggling with some harder substances, including cocaine and Molly. Efron was apparently a no-show for a number of days of filming, and reportedly racked up $50,000 in damages after a coke bender in Vegas.

    Source: TMZ
  • Adam Rich

    Age: 52
  • Amy Winehouse

    Dec. at 27 (1983-2011)
  • Ann Richards

    Dec. at 73 (1933-2006)
  • Arthur Kane

    Dec. at 55 (1949-2004)
  • Bela Lugosi

    Dec. at 73 (1882-1956)
  • Betty Ford

    Dec. at 93 (1918-2011)
  • Bill Ward

    Dec. at 79 (1919-1998)