A report had claimed that the Jersey Shore cast member had joined an inpatient programme to seek treatment for substance abuse.
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Sorrentino's spokesperson told E! Online that the reality TV personality "has spent the past several weeks at an undisclosed location for much-needed rest and recuperation after his extensive production and appearance schedule".
Sorrentino himself also posted on a message on Twitter on Tuesday (March 20) stating: "Don't believe everything you read or hear."
Jersey Shore's JWoww recently said that she thinks her co-star needs to take more responsibility for his actions, saying: "For so long he's played 'the villain', but people were always on his side. People are starting to realise [that] sometimes he's not a good guy."
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