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Maven Huffman

WWE Offers 'Rehab Assistance'

After Arrest for Rx Drugs

4/5/2012 2:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former WWE superstar Maven Huffman
He hasn't wrestled for the WWE in 7 years ... but former superstar Maven Huffman is getting a helping hand from Vince McMahon ... after he learned the wrestler was arrested for an alleged prescription pill scam.

The WWE tells us ... the organization has already reached out to Maven to offer "rehab assistance" as part of the WWE’s Former Talent Rehab program.

TMZ broke the story ... Maven -- who won a WWE contract on the "Tough Enough" reality show back in 2001 -- was arrested in Florida this week for allegedly doctor shopping in an effort to get his fix of powerful pain pills.

As part of the WWE's policy, the organization will pay for 100% of any rehab or treatment program for former WWE wrestlers ... as long as the wrestler wants the help.

The rep notes, "WWE is the only entertainment or sports organization that offers its former performers assistance with substance abuse issues."

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Cognizant _illiberal    

i know there is a stigma about wwe wrestlers being fake and douchey, but mavon was a really nice guy on the surreal life and stuck up for alexis arqutte when some guys were picking on he/she.

897 days ago
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Tee    

it's a shame wwe doesn't extend these services to other former wrestlers. tomko was in a similar mess not long ago.

897 days ago
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VERY COMMENDABLE of the WWE and VINCE MCMAHON
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897 days ago
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PaulWS    

Very classy of WWE.

897 days ago
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Dan    

For those who don't know (like Post #6 by Tee) WWE does offer it to former wrestlers. If you worked in the WWE, and have moved on even to the competition like TNA the WWE will pay for all rehab expenses if you choose to go. They have paid several times for Scott Hall who hasn't wrestled in the WWE for a long time. it is their policy. If someone like Tomko hasn't gone to rehab then it is his own fault for not taking advantage of it.

897 days ago
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The PMG    

It's part of the Wellness Policy they put in place after Eddie Guerrero passed (god rest his soul). Get well soon Maven

897 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

wwe most of all of their wrestlers are on roids and pain pills and so forth..they rarely give their guys time off to rest their bodies.then they get hooked on the drugs so they can preform but all is cool though they will pay for your rehab.

897 days ago
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NOT Bob Mohle    

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897 days ago
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Scientific    

They got him hooked on it, might as well help him get off of it as well...

897 days ago
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bunny    

Scott Hall's rehab bills are enough to bankrupt WWE alone. Welcome to the club Maven.

896 days ago
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Billy Bob    

Man, this is right on for Vince and the WWE! A big plus in my book. I wish the NFL and Actors Guild would follow suit.

895 days ago

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