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Tanning Mom

Enters Rehab

For Booze

6/22/2013 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

45-year-old Tanning Mom has entered rehab for alcohol abuse, TMZ has learned.

Sources close to Patricia Krentcil -- who famously faced child endangerment charges last year after allegedly putting her 5-year-old in a tanning booth -- tell us she entered Lukens Institute in Palm Beach Thursday night.

We're told Tanning Mom realized she had hit rock bottom after she was placed in detox for 30 hours at an airport in Minneapolis last week ... for being way too drunk to fly.

Of course, TM has had a few public drunken incidents -- last August she was a wasted, stumbling, panty-flashing mess at a gay nightclub in NYC. 'Memba that? So it's not a huge surprise.

As for why she ended up at Lukens -- a rehab center endorsed by Michael Lohan -- we're told TM reached out to Michael about treatment because the two went to high school together ... and she heard Michael mention Lukens' unique treatment and success in a recent interview.

Krentcil will remain in treatment for 30 days.


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you can't go to rehab without your train set, everybody knows this.

490 days ago


WHAT?? is it really that late that i see a pic of lindsay lohans father with tanning mom. is he holding her luggage while she sparks up like a tan bed on high?

they went to high school together.????????? michael lohan and tanning mom ??????????????. is everyone there nuts in that part of town?

490 days ago


which high school did they both attend that formed such fine adults into todays society

they went to high school together

good grief

490 days ago


this is really koo koo these two together.. how about a lindsay update.. or how about a instagram pic on twitter from kim of her baby she had a week ago.

. geez even reggie bush posted his fathers day bay pic sunday free on twitter. baby prab looks like kanye

kim always posting her pregnant stomach free on twitter for months and now cant show off what was inside it after a week.

490 days ago


Tanning Mom rocks!

490 days ago


i feel so sorry for this lady. she has serious issues and i think it was horrible for tmz to post those terrible pictures of her. its not funny, its is sad. mental illness is not a joke or something to fill site, on slow day.

490 days ago


Was Harvey At The
Gay nightclub in NYC

Some TMZ Staffer Was.....

{Probably All Of Them}

490 days ago


95-year-old Tanning Mom has entered rehab for alcohol abuse......................That Clown will be nailed by michael lohan....

490 days ago


30 days is not long enough, we'll see.

490 days ago


This woman does anything for attention, after she hit the news last year she does what ever she can to show up on tv/internet again. That is her real addiction. Fame. no mater good or bad.

490 days ago

★★★★ Lindsay Speaks The Truth ★★★★    

Why would you want to go to a a gay nightclub in NYC?

490 days ago


BTW did anyone bother telling either one of these idiots that it would be chronologically impossible for them to have gone to high school together before they came up with this asinine story?

490 days ago


beyond bizarre

490 days ago


Is it a mere coincidence that the trainwreck is carrying a shopping bag with a pic of a train?

490 days ago


From the Lukens website.............they just don't take anybody into their program lol

Admission to our program is selective; we do not accept clients simply because they can afford to pay and express a desire to come here (or someone else wants them to). Participants must be physically and emotionally able to handle the intense interactions and emotions that emerge in the Core Issue groups and in individual therapy sessions. They must also be able to adhere to basic house rules. These include sobriety and curfews. All applicants are required to have a pre-admission interview with one of our clinicians via telephone, Skype, or in our outpatient office to determine eligibility.

490 days ago
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