Elizabeth Vargas 1
In August, ABC News journalist and 20/20 co-anchor returned to rehab due to issues with alcohol dependency. She said in a statement, "As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcoming the disease can be a long and incredibly difficult process. I feel I have let myself, my co-workers and most importantly my family down and for that I am ashamed and sorry."
George Lopez 2
The 52 year-old comedian was arrested for public intoxication after passing out on the floor of a casino. Earlier this year, Lopez told Ellen DeGeneres that he has been sober ever since and plans on staying that way.
Elvis Crespo 3
The merengue singer went to rehab in 2013 after allegedly getting into a drunken fight in a restaurant in Puerto Rico. "I admit I have a problem with alcohol and that I have to work on it. I'm now privately looking for a rehabilitation facility so I can keep going," he said in a statement.
Itati Cantoral 5
The telenovela actress made tabloid headlines for her alcohol dependence. Some even claimed that she lost her role in the Jenni Rivera bio pic because of her drinking issues. However, Itati denied having issues with alcoholism in an interview back in April.
Selena Gomez 6
Selena Gomez voluntarily checked into rehab in early January. The reason why is still unclear. While her camp maintains it was for exhaustion, not for substance abuse, other sources are claiming she actually sought help after her family grew concerned with Gomez's experimentation with alcohol, pot, and Ambien.
Demi Lovato 7
We don't need to fill you in on Demi's story--you know all about it. And the reason you know all about it, is that Demi has bravely told her story over and over again in the hopes that it will help other addicts beat the illness. If that's not inspiring, we don't know what is!
Oscar de la Hoya 8
De la Hoya has been struggling with alcohol and cocaine abuse for years and back in September, the Mexican American boxer voluntarily checked himself into rehab to battle these issues. "This is the biggest fight of my life," de la Hoya told Univision two years ago. “I could put all my opponents in one ring and battle all of them, but this monster is going to be the toughest fight of my life." This week it was announced that de la Hoya was released after completing a 90 day substance abuse program in rehab. "Oscar is doing really well and is now going to lots of (AA) meetings and determined to follow his after care program," Fox News reports. Talk about a K.O!
Nicole Richie 9
Of all the celebs who have gone to rehab in Hollywood, Nicole Richie has undoubtedly undergone the biggest transformation. The former Simple Life star--who allegedly entered rehab for an addiction to heroin--has transformed into the responsible mother of two beautiful children: Harlow Winter Kate Madden and son Sparrow James Midnight Madden. "People ask me, do I blame Hollywood or my parents?" Richie told InStyle U.K. in 2010. "No, I don't blame my parents. It had nothing to do with them. I created it and manifested it, and I got myself through it with the help of a lot of great people," she said.
Alejandra Guzman 11
In 2008, the legendary Mexican singer reportedly entered rehab for an addiction to alcohol and popping pills.
In 2001, the singer reportedly entered rehab to battle her addiction to crystal meth. Today, Fergie is happy and healthy and has a beautiful son with husband, Josh Duhamel.
Eva Mendes 13
We were surprised when Eva Mendes entered rehab a few years ago, but we were also impressed by her courage. "I'm proud of people who have the determination and the fearlessness to actually go and face their demons and get better," Mendes said of her decision to get help. "This is a life or death situation."
Charlie Sheen 14
In January of 2011, the actor checked himself into rehab. "Charlie Sheen has voluntarily entered an undisclosed rehabilitation center today," Sheen’s publicist Stan Rosenfield said in a statement at the time. "He is most grateful to all who have expressed their concern." Since then, Charlie has managed to launch yet another successful sitcom, Anger Management.