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As Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino can attest, overcoming an addition is often difficult, but not impossible. Speaking to the Associated Press on Monday, Sept. 9, the former Jersey Shore star opened up about his 2012 stint in rehab and cleared up rumors about his alleged alcohol abuse. Sitch, who sought treatment for a prescription pill addiction, denied combining the drugs with booze. "Those rumors were definitely false," the ex-mtv reality star said. "I didn't mix anything." Sorrentino realized he had a problem after his prescription ran out during a trip to Australia in February 2012; he'd been taking painkillers ever since he suffered an injury during Dancing With the Stars in »

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