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Whitney Houston Enters Rehab

Singer voluntarily seeks treatment for drug and alcohol abuse

May 9, 2011 2:35 PM ET
Whitney Houston attends the  Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
Whitney Houston attends the Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Whitney Houston has entered an outpatient treatment program, a representative of the multiplatinum singer confirms to Us Weekly.

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"Whitney Houston is currently in an outpatient rehab program for drug and alcohol treatment," Houston's rep tells Us in a statement. "Whitney voluntarily entered the program to support her long-standing recovery process."

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The "I Will Always Love You" singer has been open about her drug use in the past, telling Diane Sawyer in a 2002 Primetime interview that she had "at times" used marijuana, cocaine and pills to get high.

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