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Oscar De La Hoya Comments on Entering Rehab

By TMZ

Oscar De La Hoya checked himself into rehab voluntarily and tells TMZ he feels he will come out "a stronger, healthier person."

As TMZ first reported, De La Hoya entered a rehab facility in California sometime within the last few weeks. We're told De La Hoya is seeking help for substance abuse issues. A source close to the boxing legend tells us he has "voluntarily commenced proactive treatment to address certain health and personal issues."

De La Hoya issued a statement to TMZ that reads, "After doing an honest evaluation of myself, I recognize that there are certain issues that I need to work on. Like everyone, I have my flaws, and I do not want to be one of those people that is afraid to admit and address those flaws.

"Throughout my career and my life, I have always met all challenges head-on, and this is no different. I am confident that with the support of my family and friends, I will become a stronger, healthier person.

"I ask for respect and privacy as my family and I go through this process."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hbstowe on 05-23-2011

[QUOTE=boxingfan76;10583658]once again pactards citing hatton , and i dont blame you that was pacs last ko victory even though even that was a jr leftover, must suck to idolize somebody that doesnt live up to the hype!pacroid cant even ko…

Comment by jbpanama on 05-22-2011

[QUOTE=jbpanama;10579485]Sounds like the Columbian Marching Powder, goes along with the Juice!!![/QUOTE] Never new anyone that the Sh*t, didn't FUK UP!!!

Comment by jbpanama on 05-22-2011

[QUOTE=jbpanama;10583758]Rehab!!! has become the "IN" thing to do, as my Pal Sam Kennison, said, "$13,000 a week for rehab? If U have 13 grand, U don't have a PROBLEM Yet"[/QUOTE] That was 1990 Prices, Mucho Mas now!!!

Comment by Pat Hartung on 05-22-2011

Dabling with that COCAINE!

Comment by Clyde Barrow on 05-22-2011

With his kind of fortune and his kind of broad, what the hell is he using for? To the point of needing to go to rehab? No sympathy for the guy if he's screwing himself up. Stupid wanker.

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