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Eric Roberts joining Celebrity Rehab for a medical marijuana addiction

Eric Roberts moved into Dr. Drew Pinsky’s Pasadena Recovery Center last week for a crippling addiction to prescription marijuana, his wife has revealed.

The actor has been off hard drugs and alcohol for 15 years, Eliza Roberts tells E! News. “He has no interest in anything, other than marijuana.”

Roberts has anxiety issues, so he turned to doctor-prescribed weed for relief after traditional medication did not agree with his body. He had no such issue with the marijuana. “However, a dependency is a dependency and he doesn’t want to be dependent on it anymore.”

A rep for the actor has already tried to downplay Eliza Roberts’ revelation, saying the actor is seeking help “not for any serious drug/substance, or prescription drug abuse problem.

See who else will appear on Celebrity Rehab at the source!

Posted Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 at 7:07am
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Eric Roberts joins Celebrity Rehab 4!

According to RadarOnline.com, Eric Roberts (the older brother of Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts) has joined the cast of VH1’s Celebrity Rehab 4.

The 54-year-old star of such films as The Dark Knight and Fight Club, has moved into the Pasadena Recovery Center and is bunking with former Mallrats star Jeremy London.

Eric Roberts is my roommate and is simply amazing,” London told RadarOnline.com. “He’s an incredible person.”

London revealed exclusively to RadarOnline.com that the entire cast is “unbelievably cool,” and are all “getting along beautifully.”

Dr. Drew rocks and there is real healing here,” London said, adding that he has grown particularly close to troubled reality star Jason Wahler and Tiger Woods’ mistress Rachel Uchitel.

The new season of Celebrity Rehab is expected to premiere on VH1 in October of this year.

Posted Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 7:07am
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