Zac Efron secretly checked into a rehab treatment facility five months ago to deal with a cocaine addiction, it’s been revealed.
The squeaky clean High School Musical hunk is believed to have sought help for his drug problem back in April after admitting to experimenting with cocaine and MDMA – news which will no doubt come as a pretty big shock to his devoted Disney fans.
The all-singing all-dancing 25-year-old has managed to keep a fairly low profile on the Hollywood party circuit over the years (except when he dropped a condom on The Lorax red carpet – tee hee), and despite his heartthrob status and charm with the ladies, has never found himself slapped with the wild child/bad boy tag like many of his peers.
But film insiders have revealed that behind-the-scenes, Zac’s dabbling with drink and drugs had become a problem. “It was common knowledge he was struggling with cocaine,” a colleague told TMZ. Efron and his pals are also said to have caused £30,000 of damage after trashing a hotel room in Las Vegas during a cocaine-fuelled party earlier this year.
Luckily, the handsome actor is said to now be fully recovered, with a source telling E! News: “He’s healthy, happy and not drinking. He’s taking time to focus on working.”
We’re glad to hear Zac is back on the mend!
By Robyn Munson
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