Gerard Butler Goes to Rehab After Mavericks Accident

The movie star checked in over growing concern about a dependency on pain killers.

TMZ reported that Gerard Butler, star of the about Jay Moriarity and his conquest of Mavericks, has checked himself into rehab following a near-drowning accident. 

Butler was in , which he described as a "pretty close call" on the earlier this year. He became concerned about a growing depndency on pain killers, TMZ reported. 

He's been filming scenes for the film, "Of Men and Mavericks", in Pacifica, Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz and San Mateo over the past few months. 

Butler was expected to leave rehab Friday. 

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