Actor Chris Klein Heading to Rehab for Alcohol Addiction

Monday, Jun 21, 2010  |  Updated 6:45 AM PDT
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"American Pie" actor Chris Klein has checked himself into a rehabilitation facility following a second arrest alcohol related arrested last week, People.com reported Monday.

"After recent events, Chris was forced to take a clear look at a problem he has been trying to deal with himself for years. He understands now that he can not beat this disease alone," a spokesperson, Jaime Primak, told People.com. "He thanks everyone for their support as he takes all the necessary steps to deal with his addiction and asks for privacy while doing so."

The 31-year-old was pulled over in the early hours of Wednesday morning in the San Fernando Valley after cops noticed he was weaving across several Westbound lanes on the Hollywood Freeway, police said.

It was the second alcohol related arrest for Klein who faced drunk driving charges in 2005 in San Diego.

According to People, Klein will spend at least 30 days at the Cirque Lodge in Utah where he will participate in their alcohol addiction program.

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