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David Duchovny Checks Into Rehab For Sex Addiction

Sounds like David Duchovny might be taking his role as womanizer Hank Moody on Californication a little too seriously. The actor has checked himself into rehab for sex addiction. His rep confirmed the news to People with a statement from Duchovny saying, "I have voluntarily entered a facility for the treatment of sex addiction. I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation as a family." As much as we don't want to believe this is really true, most of all it's just sad for David's wife Tea Leoni and their two children. Hopefully he'll be out and back to his family soon with the problem under control before it causes any more pain.


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kelsen kelsen 9 years
There is a new article on about sex addiction that talks about its impact and treatment...
sugajen sugajen 9 years
Thats a shame. Hope he gets his life together for his families sake. I had such the hots for him when he was Mulder on the X-Files.
RockAndRepublic RockAndRepublic 9 years
Well that solves it. Someone please give this man his money back, they're selling him a bridge.
Hazuki Hazuki 9 years
RockAndRepublic Please it isn't even listed in the DSM, so they don't think it's a real disorder either. Before you assume we are uneducated you should see if what we are saying is right.
buffybot buffybot 9 years
Ok so it was before X Files: "Duchovny wed actress Tea in 1997. The couple live with their nine-year-old daughter, Madelaine West, and six-year-old son Kyd in Malibu. Before they met, he attended a Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous group after cheating on a string of girlfriends. Last year, he revealed: "Twelve years ago, I would have been hard pressed to understand why I'd want to be involved sexually with one person this long. "
buffybot buffybot 9 years
Doesn't anyone remember that he was "treated" for sex addiction once before back in the X files days?
michelleexxxx michelleexxxx 9 years
haha all i have to say is ... he would!!! like i can't take this seriously!
italianblonde italianblonde 9 years
I was laying on my couch falling asleep when I read on the bottom of the screen on E! that he checked into rehab. I was like 'whatever' but then it said sex addiction, and I was like, whoa David Duchovny!! Hope he gets better.
RockAndRepublic RockAndRepublic 9 years
Some of the generalizations and assumptions made in this thread clearly show a lack of understanding. This is an addiction, not an excuse for bad behavior, and it can't be dismissed just because it's not related to drugs or alcohol.
Exactly! I didn't know teamsugar was full of Doctors and Psychologists. Anyway, i hope he gets the help that he needs.
crackinlobster crackinlobster 9 years
I agree with you Hazuki. His wife probably wants a divorce and doing this probably saves him if they have a pre-nup. If he cheated he can say it was an illness. He can have my number and I'll help him with that sexual energy.
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 9 years
Hazuki: "Wow he has a sex addiction. How do I send him my number? lol" HA HA HA HA. I don't know what it is.. and I'm not really attracted to him (he's always seemed really old and odd to me), but something about the idea of him being a sex addict makes me really fk'n hot.
Ginger Ginger 9 years
Ironically his character in "Trust the Man" goes to group therapy for sex addicts.
Hazuki Hazuki 9 years
Wow he has a sex addiction. How do I send him my number? lol This is a desperate attempt by his wife to control him when they should just get a divorce because obviously something isn't working. There is NO such thing as a sex addiction. A lack of good taste maybe, but to be addicted to something that we as a species need to do to survive (Yes without reproduction we all die. Also sex plays a good part in making people more mellow. The reasons why bonobos don't fight.) well that's like saying I have an Air addiction, and need help getting over it. We are genetically programed to like and want to have sex. It's completely natural. The person I feel bad for is David having all this nonsense being shoved down his throat. People seriously need to get over themselves.
kelsen kelsen 9 years
I didn't realize until I read the comments here that Perez had alluded to this in a blind item. I wouldn't be surprised if David announced this because he knew it had or would leak to the press. Some of the generalizations and assumptions made in this thread clearly show a lack of understanding. This is an addiction, not an excuse for bad behavior, and it can't be dismissed just because it's not related to drugs or alcohol.
Deba Deba 9 years
fewwwwww.... I'm fine!
Mykie7 Mykie7 9 years
denuff, I don't think you'd like that. Rehab means he has to abstain. LOL
denuff denuff 9 years
i can be his privat rehab ;o)
lisalove lisalove 9 years
years ago he admitted it in some interview that he was a sex addict. i just remmeber knowing this about him for years..i think before he even got married! i didn't think this was so hush hush about him. that's why the first time i saw californication i thought it was a fitting role for him...he does produce it or whatever..
Mykie7 Mykie7 9 years
Gatito, I am with you. It's a shame if it's true and good luck to him if it is, but if it's a publicity stunt SHAME ON YOU DD!
Lavinie Lavinie 9 years
thats rough. especially because by saying your addicted to sex, it usually means - i dunno - but that you've been cheating on your significant other?
Gatito Gatito 9 years
The second season of "Californication" is scheduled to begin in September. I love the show and can't wait. Sorry folks, I think this is a ploy to attract new viewers.
TheEnchantedOne TheEnchantedOne 9 years
Whoa. I think it would've been better if he just didn't say anything. But then again, the trash diggers would eventually find out about it and the news would be everywhere.. but still. Argh. I wish the family the best.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 9 years
Not cool, AT ALL. However, it's great that he's seeking treatment!
Mykie7 Mykie7 9 years
What's wrong with Tea? Other than she can't act her way out of a paper bag I mean. LOL
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