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'Golden Voice' Ted Williams Bails on Rehab

1/24/2011 5:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Ted Williams -- the homeless man with the "Golden Voice" -- has left rehab against medical advice, less than two weeks after checking in for drug and alcohol dependency ... TMZ has learned.

Ted Williams Rehab

Our sources say Ted -- who decided to go to rehab earlier this month after a taping of the Dr. Phil show -- left the Origins Recovery Center in South Texas moments ago and is on his way to the airport.

Ted's girlfriend is currently in rehab at the Safe Harbor facility in Costa Mesa, California.

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KenzieQ    

I really can't stand liars! I honestly never believed he was telling the truth of two years sober. The radio guy in Ohio must feel like he was duped or maybe he helped push the story along never knowing it would go this far.

1282 days ago
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Jean Paul    

No big surprise here. let him go back to eat KD = Krack Dinner cooked in a spoon, remember give a man a fish, or show him how to fish, bla bla bla......... he does not realize that is actions will render people less opend to help fellow humans... again no surprise here, been there done that, was here now back there and doing that again....let him freeze in his cardboard box condo........... not feeling sorry for the BUM.....

1282 days ago
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Tom    

Can you say it just one more time in that golden voice of yours. "I'll take one more Pabst Blue Ribbon". Ahhhhh just love to hear it!

1282 days ago
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ifuseekamy    

The dude is a convicted felon anyway. thesmokinggun.com had about 15 of his mugshots, dating back to the 70's or 80's.

1282 days ago
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ray    

I'm shocked be on belief.What will I do I already long for his dolcid tones.

1282 days ago
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MARYANN MCGINTY    

Dear Hollywood Homeless, Ted Williams,

Please do not meet or talk to Dr. Phil. He is pulling you apart for his OWN FAME. HE IS EXPLOITING YOU. PLEASE TAKE YOUR FAME AND ENJOY IT QUIETLY. DR. PHIL HAS NO BUSINESS AT ALL WITH ANY DETAILS OF YOUR LIFE. HE IS MAKING IT WORSE FOR YOU BEING UNDER THAT KIND OF PRESSURE. PLEASE BELIEVE ME. HE IS NOT YOUR FRIEND. IT HURTS ME TO SEE HIM EXPLOIT YOU FOR I KNOW YOU ARE A SWEET MAN. i HOPE YOU SOMEHOW GET THIS MESSAGE AND BELIEVE IT TO BE TRUE. I CANNOT EVEN WATCH THE SHOW TO SEE HIM HURT YOU. HE IS HURTING YOU AND YOUR WHOLE FAMILY. PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM HIM AND SEE IF YOU CAN BE UNDER A POSITIVE NOTE AND NOT NOT BE ASSOCIATED WITH DR PHIL. HE SAYS IT IS FOR YOUR BENEFIT, ALTHOUGH IT IS IS NOT. FIND A THERAPIST THAT KEEPS ALL PERSONAL ISSUES TO THEMSELVES AND THEY WILL HELP YOU. IT IS NO ONES BUSINESS WHO YOU SEE AND WHAT THEY SAY.THAT IS YOUR PERSONAL LIFE. PLEASE SEPARATE YOUR PERSONAL LIFE, AND GET SOME HELP, KEEP IT QUIET AND THEN ON A POSITIVE NOTE ENJOY YOUR FAME. PLEASE DO THIS FOR I KNOW THIS IS THE BEST ROUTE. YOU HAVE BEEN HURT SEVERELY IN YOUR LIFE AND TALKING TO DR. PHIL IS NOT POSITIVE FOR YOU. IT MAKES ME ANGRY THAT HE MAKES MONEY AND HAS A SHOW TO EXPLOIT OTHERS. I BELIEVE HE MAY BE GOOD FOR SOME PEOPLE, ALTHOUGH NOT IN YOUR CASE. PLEASE DO THIS FOR I DO NOT WANT THE MEDIA TO TEAR YOU APART.

Lots of Love in Christ,

I will be praying for you to take this route.

MaryAnn

1282 days ago
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ray    

oh well, great career anyway Ted Williams Career: 521 HR (18th), .344 BA (8th), 1839 RBI (13th), LF, HOF in 1966, 2xMVP, 19xAllStar.

1282 days ago
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Donna    

Wow. Didn't see that coming.

:D

1282 days ago
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leslie    

CRACK IS TOUGH TO QUIT. KNEW HE WAS NOT CLEAN ON DR PHIL.

1282 days ago
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Leigh Ann    

Typical stinking druggie alcoholic! They get chance after chance. People give and give to them but they spit in their faces. He has 9 kids he didn't care enough about to raise. He only cares about himself and what he wants. He is a SELFISH prick like all the addicts are. If you don't believe me watch the A & E TV show "Intervention" sometime. These addicts say they care about their family, their kids, their parents, blah blah...all they really care about what they want. Save your sympathies for more worthy people that actually are willing to work towards a better life.

1282 days ago
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texmex58    

loser crackhead. just wants money. don't waste time or money on this begger. he will end up dead on the streets. his 15 minutes are up. he could care less about his family. he made his choices through life, he won't change.

1282 days ago
102.

Jo    

Sad but predictable. He's on my 2011 Celebrity Death List.

1282 days ago
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1    

so in retrospect nobody really had to make a story about him at all, i just feel bad for his mom

1282 days ago
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COLLEEN    

YOU CANNOT CHANGE QUICKLY AFTER 20 YEARS OF DRUG/ALCOHOL ABUSE...HE MAY NEVER RECOVER. GOD BLESS HIM.

1282 days ago
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Missy    

Hope he enjoys living on the streets then! Can't help someone who doesn't want to be helped...

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