David Duchovny in Rehab for Sex Addiction

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David Duchovny, who plays a novelist whose libido often leads him into trouble on "Californication," is having trouble with sex in real life.

The star of the big-screen "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" has entered a rehabilitation center for sex addiction, reports People.

"I have voluntarily entered a facility for the treatment of sex addiction," the actor tells the celebrity magazine. "I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation as a family."

Duchovny, 48, is married to actress Tea Leoni. They live in Malibu, Calif., with their two children, daughter Madelaine, 9, and son Kyd, 6.

On Showtime's "Californication," Duchovny plays the troubled Hank Moody, a role for which he won a Golden Globe.

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