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Liberace's Ex- Lover

I'M A DRUG ADDICT

Please Don't Send Me to Prison

9/11/2013 2:23 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0906-scott-thorson-tmz-mugLiberace's ex-lover Scott Thorson -- famously portrayed in "Behind the Candelabra" by Matt Damon -- caught a HUUUGE break in court today when a judge agreed to send him to rehab instead of prison after failing a drug test.

It's a big deal considering Thorson is currently on probation stemming from a burglary and ID theft conviction -- and if his probation was revoked, the judge could send him to prison for up to 20 years.

But during the hearing in a Nevada courtroom, Thorson admitted he's a hardcore drug addict and begged the judge for a second chance to complete a court-ordered rehab program. 

The judge made it clear he's not impressed with Thorson's "so-called celebrity status" -- but agreed to spare him from the big house this time, if he completes treatment.

However, the judge also warned Thorson that this will be his last chance -- and if he screws up again, he's going straight to the slammer. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

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Toilethead    

But he'll like it in prison. He'll make lots of new friends there.

409 days ago
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Ryuga the Dragon Emperor    

Gay men are disgusting.

409 days ago
3.

svt    

Why don't you just go to the bar and buy drinks. Now that your out you can go get hammered!! Yea!!! Then you can continue to rake in the millions again.

409 days ago
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KicksandGiggles    

If the judge was not impressed with this Crack Head's so called celebrity status, he would have sent Liberace's Butt Buddy to prison like anybody else.

409 days ago
5.

Mitch    

Back it up, buddy!

409 days ago
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Horndog    

Is that guy related to Dennis Leary?

409 days ago
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Kimberly    

Nice to see that while the likes of Linsay and Paris are ALLOWED multiple chances, DIRECTLY associated with star /wealth status, this guy got a break. I hope he can turn things around. I'm rooting for him!

409 days ago
8.

duilama    

TMZ is so dumb<
Scott Thorson is better known as Michael Jackson's ex- secret lover! If you change that you may get more hits, stupid!!!!

409 days ago
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August    

How about REAL MEDICAL TREATMENT for drug addicts instead of the ridiculous Witchcraft & Sorcery nonsense of the 12-Step religious cult conjuring up a make-believe "HIGHER POWER", praying to it, and WAITING & WAITING & WAITING....AND IT DOES ABSOLUTELY NOTHING?

409 days ago
10.

6one9    

Wha wha
Cry me a river!!!

409 days ago
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blythe    

Its about time karma caught up witcho. Azz..tellin all them lies on MJ bitch for dope money. Have fun getting passed around for a pack of cigarettes fudge packer

409 days ago
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Crabby    

he would be happy in prison think of all the d*ck he will be able to suck

409 days ago
13.

Los Pepes    

Why
He can get both drugs and sex in prison

409 days ago
14.

FreeWhiteAnd21    

Homo

409 days ago
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Barbarascy    

Why should he get special treatment? Do you know how many people are put in prison for having the slightest bit of weed? The prisons are overrun with nonviolent drug addicts. They don't get special treatment that actually helps them with their addiction.

409 days ago
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