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The Situation

In Rehab for Alcohol

Problem for 'Jersey Shore'

3/22/2012 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Situation is in rehab not just for prescription drugs
The Situation
is in rehab not just for prescription drugs, but also for alcohol, TMZ has learned, and this turn of events could pose big problems for next season's "Jersey Shore."

Sources involved in the situation (sorry) tell us ... the Situation went through detox at a facility before he checked into Cirque Lodge in Utah, and the detox involved alcohol.

Our sources also say The Sitch is "very open" with other patients at Cirque about his drinking.  He discusses how his club appearances escalated his alcohol use.

Now here's the problem for "Jersey Shore."  The Situation and alcohol have been tied at the hip for 5 seasons.  If the show allows The Situation to fall off the wagon to make the show better in season 6, they will look like crass enablers.  If they don't let him drink, there's a good chance they will lose viewers.

Stay tuned.

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91.

tyler    

Good, now they can finish this awful series promoting the sober side of life, instead of glorrifying one that involves excessive drinking and random sex.

855 days ago
92.

me    

He should be treated for herpes, STDs, alcohol and AIDs while he's in there too. He's screwed everybody in New Joisy.

855 days ago
93.

thestupid    

Maybe they can remove the douche out of the bag while he is there.

855 days ago
94.

Christine    

He's just young and money hungry. He had his 5 minutes of fame, just like most 'celebs.' Money got him what he wanted! Girls, drugs, material goods, but none of that filled up the empty void inside. So he puts on this 'stud' front like he's the ****, spending money like its nothing. In 10 years no one will know his name, what he did, or even care. He'll be another washed up 'celeb' lurking around. C'mon people... isn't this something we've become used to seeing? The thing is, is that Hollywood will always be like that. Glamorous, eh?

855 days ago
95.

frank speciale    

put joey kovar on the show. he makes situation look like....., joey was center fold for playgirt and has a following already, loks 100 times better and built much better. get some real adrenlin going on the show!!!!

854 days ago
96.

broncosgodess    

I thought they were dumping the whole cast for a younger group anyway?

If not, they need too. js

854 days ago
97.

Allie Boy    

Rehab for addiction to chemicals means no drugs and no booze. No one enters rehab for only drugs - alcohol is off the table, too. MTV made $60...0,000,000 - that's six hundred Million Dollars on this show - over a half-Billion Dollars operating PROFIT in 2010 because it's wild and over-the-top. They can save money by bringing in new talent at the low end of the scale for a couple of years. MTV cares about PROFIT - not what's right or what they "should" do because it's the "right thing to do". The talent is ENCOUARGED to act stupid and wild and crazy because we want to see that behavior.

853 days ago
98.

m    

Rehabs for quitters....

853 days ago
99.

darnell    

its people like situation that makes the real people just say what a *****. i would give anything 2 live a life of nothing like you ***s do. what a wast when there is so many beater then u will ever be.

852 days ago
100.

sharla    

OMG!! They need to get real!! If you watch them on their "camping" trip, Mike was "geeking" out "as if" he was on meth. All the dipping out he was doing and all the different emotions, just saying... if it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck.....

852 days ago
101.

Jeffro Bodine    

I've never seen Jersey Shore. Why would anybody watch it? It sounds just as stupid as it probably is. Why would a person WANT to be known as "the situation"???? (Oh Yeah, from now on, just call me "The COFFEE TABLE") That show, and any like it, are the reason why there's a channel select button. (or 'knob' on the old school televisions)
I don't even know WHY I commented on this, I have a life where I interact with humanity, NOT sitting at a computer POSTING about nonsense like that. I'll never be back, so say whatever you want about me, knowing full well I'll never read your "OH yeah" type comment because I told you the truth about the wasted time you'll spend in front of the TV, blogging on your computer about stupidity, or texting non-sense while causing an accident on the highway because you think you're cool and self-important. Get a life. Get the frick outside and get some fresh air and sunshine before you have to wear a mask to filter out the rising pollution levels and a million SPF level sunblock
because you didn't believe in global warming

852 days ago
102.

beth    

They all need to sober up! I think it would make a great ending to the series. They are OLD anyway. they need to grow up!

829 days ago
103.

TraumaQueen    

maybe it's cuz he is in massive denial of being GAY! i watch the show, he is gay he needs to own up already. nothing wrong with being gay bro

768 days ago
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