George Carlin Enters Drug Rehab

George Carlin Enters Re-Hab (Fox)

Comedian-actor-writer George Carlin tells “Entertainment Tonight” he’s entering a drug rehabilitation facility. The 67-year-old comic said he’s going into rehab because he uses too much wine and Vicodin. He says he recognized the problem on his own and decided it was something he needed to do.

One hopes the treatment is successful.

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Comments

  1. M. Murcek says:

    Can we expect to see some snarky saturday night live skit about Carlin’s addiction any time soon?

    Nah, I didn’t think so…

  2. It is really a shame to hear this new. But, I must say that the man was smart enough to know when he needed help. We can all learn a lesson from this. We all should go for some help!