Country Star Trace Adkins Checks Into Rehab

American country star Trace Adkins has entered a rehab center for alcohol abuse, is reporting.

Adkins, 52, has been open about his battle with the bottle and was 12 years sober prior to taking part in a Country Cruising cruise when he fell off the wagon on Monday.

“Trace has entered a treatment facility after a setback in his battle with alcoholism,” his spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.

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“As he faces these issues head-on, we ask that his family’s privacy will be respected.”

Country Weekly was first to reveal his entry to rehab.

In addition to banging out No. 1 hits on the country charts, Adkins also appeared in 2011’s The Lincoln Lawyer with Matthew McConaughey and won a season of ABC’s Celebrity Apprentice.

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