Whitney Houston Checks Herself Into Rehab
By Joseph Giannone 2011-05-09 13:01:19
Not only do celebrities in Hollywood have a drug problem, but entertainment news websites also have a problem with getting their facts straight. Most recently in celebrity related drug tales, Whitney Houston checked herself into an outpatient rehabilitation center 10 days ago. It’s isn't clear whether she's in there for drug or alcohol abuse. Maybe both?
This is where my job gets tricky, because TMZ reports that she's in rehab for neither. A source close to Houston tells them that she's enrolled in the program to cleanse “herself to get ready for a new movie,” which is as vague as any gossip article can be. While the Associated Press is reporting that Houston in fact is in rehabilitation for withstanding a long battle of drug and alcohol addiction. Two different websites, two completely different takes on the story.
Fortunately though, Houston’s problems may not be as bad as they seem. Keeping busy, the starlet was seen performing at a Prince concert in Los Angeles just last week. It's good to see that at least one celebrity making changes. In the aftermath of the news surrounding Charlie Sheen’s cocaine habits, the obvious first step in overcoming an addiction is to admit you have a problem. Well, according Charlie Sheen, he was just high on Charlie Sheen. I don’t know...