Zac Efron Was In Rehab!!!
[USA Today] Online gossips are reporting today that Zac Efron quietly completed a stint in rehab earlier this year, but is clean and sober now.
Efron, 25, a former teen idol now turned up-and-coming actor, was seen most recently looking sleek on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of Parkland, his forthcoming ensemble drama about the JFK assassination opening Oct. 4.
“I’m good, real good,” he said then, according to E! Online.
“He’s healthy, happy and not drinking,” the website quoted an unnamed source as saying. “He’s taking time to focus on working.”
TMZ could not sniff out exactly why Efron would need to go to rehab, but said he completed treatment about five months ago.
The former star of High School Musical has not been previously known for drunken behavior, unlike other young Hollywood types such as Lindsay Lohan or Demi Lovato.
But the stories have not been confirmed, and representatives of Efron did not return messages.
Meanwhile, besides Parkland, he’s set to appear in other films later this year, including comedies That Awkward Moment and Neighbors. E! Online reported that a picture of Efron shirtless from the latter film recently garnered zillions of eyeballs online.
At Toronto, he was asked: Do you ever get used to the attention?
“No, you can’t,” Efron said. “It’s all ridiculous.”
But then he smiled, “It’s cool.”