By Michael Kaplan. November 18, pm Updated February 28, am. If the starry list of past clientele led Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein to expect four-star accommodations in the all-male sex-addict facility, Gentle Path at The Meadows, they must have been sorely disappointed.
There are many celebrities that have problems and go to rehab. But how many of them say sex is at the root of their struggles? The answer is six, and the latest to join the club is Josh Duggar.
Type keyword s to search. Today's Top Stories. Chrissy Teigen just got botox in a strange place.
Valerie realized that sex was wrecking her life right around the time her second marriage disintegrated. At 30, and employed as a human-resources administrator in Phoenix, she had serially cheated on both her husbands—often with their subordinates and co-workers—logging anonymous hookups in fast-food-restaurant bathrooms, affairs with married men, and one-night stands too numerous to count. But Valerie couldn't stop.
As Scott Disick shocks us all in the upcoming season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians by admitting he's a sex addict, we look back at the other Hollywood folk who have battled the same I think it comes from, like, having a sexual addiction at a really young age. We need to see this, like, now.
Reports have revealed that actor Kevin Spacey checked himself into the same rehab center where movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is also allegedly seeking treatment for sex addiction. Manny sits down with two psychologists to discuss what kind of help patients actually get at these expensive facilities and if they work. Robi Ludwig, a psychotherapist who has treated sex addicts, said many of these rehab centers treat sex addicts similar to how other addiction programs for alcoholism or drug abuse do.
Harvey Weinstein checked himself out of sex addiction rehab on Saturday after just one week of therapy. Although sex addiction rehab centers exist, experts disagree on whether sex addiction is a real thing. Some say that high-profile men accused of cheating on their partner or of committing a sexual assault may use sex addiction as an excuse for their bad behavior.
And when it comes to sex-addicted celebrities in Hollywood, temptation is around every corner. From wild parties to overeager fans, many celebs have fallen victim to various addictive diseases. From surprising actors like Rob Lowe to maybe not-so-shocking celebrities, these men and women are learning to live with their disease every day in hopes of finding happiness and balance. And while some of them have fully recovered, there are more than a few who admit they are always on guard for "triggers" that will send them spiraling.
Is sex addiction real? Over the last decade, celebrities including David Duchovny and Tiger Woods have famously sought treatment for sex addictions; more recently, Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey have made similar announcements after accusations of misconduct. Among scholars and medical experts, the consensus is less clear.