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Zac Efron

Rehab For

Big Coke Problem

9/18/2013 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Zac Efron
did NOT go to rehab for alcohol abuse -- it was far more serious, because multiple sources tell TMZ he had a serious cocaine addiction.

Zac completed his stint in rehab earlier this year.  We're told the problem spiraled out of control during the filming of Seth Rogen's movie "Neighbors," which was shot during a narrow time frame beginning in April.

Sources tell us Zac -- who also starred in the movie -- was a no-show on a number of days.  As one source connected with the film tells us, "It was common knowledge he was struggling with cocaine."

Three other sources confirm ... Zac's problem was rooted in cocaine, but say he also dabbled in Molly -- a pure form of Ecstasy, and a popular drug in clubs and raves.

We're told ... early this year, Zac and some friends went on a coke rager in a room at the SkyLofts at the MGM Grand in Vegas ... and caused around $50k in damage. No word on who took care of the bill.

We contacted Zac's rep ... she said, "Don't think we'll be making a comment."

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151.

CONNIE LUMPKIN    

I REALLY HATE TO HEAR ABOUT THIS PROBLEM. BUT AT LEAST HE IS GETTING HELP. THAT IS A DANGEROUS DRUG TO GET OFF OF. HE IS A STRONG WILL YOUNG ADULT HE CAN BEAT IT. HE REALLY NEEDS THE SUPPORT FROM FAMILY & CLOSE FRIENDS. AND DON'T HANG OUT WITH THE FRIENDS THAT DO DRUGS. YOU HAVE MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM. GOOD LUCK ZAC

307 days ago
152.

bkblueknight    

i guess TMZ only calls it crack when its a black guy. efron is a crackhead

307 days ago
153.

Hugh Jass    

That's the biggest cocaine rock I've ever seen!
His pipe must be huge. ("That's what she said.")

307 days ago
154.

lou    

Who cares?

307 days ago
155.

carlos    

who cares.

307 days ago
156.

Frank Upton    

I think he has a BIG HAIRCUT PROBLEM.

307 days ago
157.

TheMarshmallowMan    

If I remember correctly there was a video of zac around two years ago buying what looked to be cocaine from rumer willis, if thats the case its probably been going on for a while.

307 days ago
158.

JUstin    

So TMZ - How many CRACK Stories are we gonna get about Zach ? Oh wait , My bad - Ahem - " COKE " Stories ..lol - How hard was it for you not to mention " CRACK " while writing this story ? ..lol -

307 days ago
159.

JUstin    

You are gonna label Lamar Odom who is waaaaayy richer than Zac a " Crack Head " , but you are gonna give Zac, the " COKE " - How considerate ..lol - Yes , this is me calling you OUT , TMZ ..

307 days ago
160.

bubble    

he looks like hasselhoff in the first pic, he can be knight rider now

306 days ago
161.

vsinterested    

Does no one know the difference in coke and crack seriously ...crack is smoked out of a. Pipe and coke is snorted. They are technically the same thing but how you choose to use it is what difference is..and its known that lamar chose to smoke it thats why they called it crack.it had nothing to do with his skin color not everything is racial ..just saying

306 days ago
162.

Leora    

Is it groundbreaking news that another celeb is struggling with an addiction no, but at the rate they are dying nowadays it should be alarming and sad, not expected. In the process of idolizing or scrutinizing our most beloved or hated entertainers, humanity is most often lost. These are peoples loved ones, contributing members of our society. In other areas of society where an epidemic arises we call to action, why is the well being of these people of no importance. I know people will think well they are grown adults with far more means than the average person but it doesn’t mean that they are human beings in trouble. -”We are all human; therefore, nothing human can be alien to us.”

306 days ago
163.

Amber    

One persons addiction to alcohol is just as hard as a persons addiction to drugs

306 days ago
164.

Tempo    

Jesus, when will people stop repeating that stupid idea that "Molly" is a pure form of Ecstasy? They're both just words. They're describing an illegally manufactured street drug. I can call crushed up baby aspirin "Molly" and it doesn't change the chemical that's in the powder. I'm sure the guy in the club offering you a white powder in a gel cap has IMPECCABLE moral fiber and would tell you if his "Molly" was less than pharmaceutical grade.

"oh yes sir, this would more accurately be described as Ecstasy due to the presence of some speed and bleach powder. I'm glad you asked. Let me knock $10 off the price for you"

306 days ago
165.

Hello2013    

In 2013 where celebrities can't even take a crap and wipe their butts without TMZ knowing about it you really expect us to believe that Zac Efron had a bad cocaine problem for over two years? If his problem was so bad to the point that (1) he made $50,000 worth of damages to a hotel room, (2) was so high out of his mind some days that he couldn't even show up to film neighbors, and (3) went to rehab twice in one year then why are we only hearing about it now? When was the last time a celebrity was able to do one of those things and the story didn't break almost immediately, let alone all three of those things? And some how Zac Efron managed to do the impossible and keep his cocaine addiction hidden from the media for over two years without a single rumor spreading? TMZ i know you're smarter than that! I can't believe that you didn't even find something fishy about this story. Come on now, the entire cast and crew on the set of neighbors knew about his coke problem and not one person leaked that story to the media? Am I suppose to believe that there wasn't even one thirsty groupie fame whore on set who wouldn't love to make a few bucks selling that story to the media? Zac may be good at keeping his private life private but he isn't that good. And now you report that Zac started using cocaine because of girl problems, parent issues, and career troubles. Zac can get any girl he wants, all he has to do is wink and the panties drop! Zac is rich, famous, and grown if he doesn't get along with his parents all he has to do is ignore their phone calls; parents issues are no longer an issue. Zac has done 9 movies in the last two years, that doesn't sound like someone who has a failing movie career; and besides he still gets recognized everywhere he goes. TMZ GET IT TOGETHER AND POSTING LIES ABOUT ZAC EFRON!

306 days ago
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