“Full House” alum Jodie Sweetin is denying reports that she is back in rehab, insisting that she simply works at a rehab facility.
“I am absolutely NOT in rehab,” the actress, who struggled with addictions to meth, ecstasy and cocaine for several years, told TMZ following reports that she had checked herself into a facility.
The child star, who played spunky middle sister Stephanie Tanner in the family sitcom, filed for separation in June from her third husband, Morty Coyle, and said she’s living on the property of a Los Angeles rehab center where she’s currently working. Sweetin told the site she is a clinical logistics coordinator for the facility and her employer has let her live in a studio apartment on the property while she deals with her split.
“I work for the center and they have been really generous in helping me with a place to stay as Morty wanted me out by the end of the month,” Sweetin said. “The owners of the facility said I could stay here as I got things figured out.”
The actress added that she’ll no longer be pursuing full custody of her daughter Beatrix, 2, instead opting for joint custody so that Beatrix could have “both of her parents in her life.”
Sweetin and Coyle tied the knot in March 2012 in a private Beverly Hills ceremony, but only announced that they were married a year later. Sweetin was previously married to Shaun Holguin from 2002 to 2006. She was married to Cody Herpin from 2007 until 2010. The couple had a daughter named Zoie together.
The mother of two chronicled her struggles with addiction in her 2009 memoir “unSweetined.”
“I was a selfish, self-serving, insecure, angry and fearful person living a double life. I covered up my problems by pretending to be happy and saying that everything was fine,” she wrote.
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