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The Situation

Checks into Rehab

3/20/2012 4:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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"The Situation" is in rehab for substance abuse ... TMZ has learned.

Sources tell TMZ the "Jersey Shore" star -- aka Mike Sorrentino -- has checked into an inpatient treatment program. 

A rep for the Situation just contacted TMZ to say they are not confirming that Mike is in rehab ... just that he "has spent the past several weeks at an undisclosed location for much needed rest and recuperation after his extensive production and appearance schedule."

Like most of the 'JS' crew ... Sorrentino's been on a non-stop party train since the show debuted on MTV 2 years ago -- drinking and making paid appearances at nightclubs all over the world.

Sitch makes anywhere from 15K ... up to a whopping 50k per nightclub appearance.

MTV just announced "Jersey Shore" is returning for a 6th season ... which is scheduled to start shooting this summer.

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1:10 PM PT -- The Situation is currently undergoing treatment for prescription pills at the famous Cirque Lodge in Utah.
 
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46.

Michael    

FOCK!! I was hoping they found is douche bag AZZ ded on the street from getting robbed after he performed anal with some guy! Damn, I am so disappointed.

885 days ago
47.

Mikey    

They don't give you more brain cells in rehab so your sh!t outta luck.

885 days ago
48.

sPaNkdEnALgAs    

This dude is so frickin' ugly......& his brother is even worse looking! I now understand why they call him "Popeye on crack"....Y U C K

885 days ago
49.

Rogue Warrior    

Hopefully this douchebag takes a terrible fall off the wagon and does us all a favor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

885 days ago
50.

kevo    

THE UNIT SNIFFS AT LEAST 10 LICKS A WEEKEND. SITUATION LIKES CK THATS WHEN YOU MIX COKE AND KETAMINE TOGETHER. THEN THEY GET ALL TWEEKED UP TOGETHER AND SITUATION PUTS UNIT IN HIS MOUTH. IM GONNA SEND HIM A FRUIT CAKE.

885 days ago
51.

bluzzone    

A new Situation for the Stitch.Too bad there isn't a rehab for morons.

885 days ago
52.

canadasue    

Interesting how regular folk go to rehab to battle drug and alcohol addiction and "celebrities" go to rehab for "much needed rest and recuperation"...

885 days ago
53.

SteveK    

I didn't realize there's rehab for douche-baggery.

885 days ago
54.

backdasitch    

You people are reading too much into this B.S.story.
The hater's need something to talk about, right.
Sitch rules!!!

885 days ago
55.

itsnoise    

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Mis: about an hour ago

He's trying to get into Celebrity Rehab, Duh.

885 days ago
56.

jsm    

I dont' think anyone is surprised by this and arn't they getting a bit old for this??

885 days ago
57.

kitty    

these people are selling their souls for money and fame, good luck with that...

885 days ago
58.

TJ    

Must be the absolute worst show on television.Symbolic of total moral decay, absolute garbage! Take it off the air! Who is the audience of this tripe, anyway? Help save America!

885 days ago
59.

steph finley    

who would even pay ANYTHING to see him?!!!?!!!

885 days ago
60.

jb    

substance abuse means drugs... forgot that part tmz?

885 days ago
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