Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Heading To Rehab After Meltdown On Stage

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Sep. 23 2012, Updated 6:40 a.m. ET

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Billie Joe Armstrong is getting treatment for substance abuse, Green Day has revealed in a shocking announcement.

The news comes a day after the singer had a profanity-laced on-stage meltdown at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas.

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As RadarOnline.com previously reported, video of the 40-year-old smashing his guitar and cursing after Green Day’s set was supposedly cut short has gone viral.

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In the clip Armstrong says: “You’re going to give me f**king one minute…?

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“Let me f**king tell you something...I’ve been around since f**king 19-f**king-88 and you’re going to give me one f**king minute?”

Now, in a statement to the Associated Press,  the band has apologized for Armstrong’s behavior, saying Green Day’s set was not cut short.

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