Houston Seeking Rehab Treatment

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May 9, 2011 | 1:05pm EST

Superstar Whitney Houston has enrolled in an out-patient rehabilitation program to seek treatment for substance abuse.
The singer/actress, 47, has long battled addiction issues and TMZ.com reports she checked into a California clinic to seek help from professionals around 10 days ago.

Her representative has now confirmed the news to People.com.

In a statement, her spokesperson says, “Whitney Houston is currently in an out-patient rehab program for drug and alcohol treatment.

“Whitney voluntarily entered the program to support her long-standing recovery process.”