Rehabilitation for Melanie Griffith again

August 25th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IBNS  

By Ken Roy

Aug 25 (IBNS) Hollywood actress and wife of Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith has check into a rehab facility again.

“She is there to reinforce her commitment to stay healthy. This is part of a routine plan that was designed between her and her doctors years ago,” her representative Robin Baum was quoted as saying by

According to reports, the actress, 52, is staying at the Cirque Lodge in Utah. This is the third rehab stint for the actress in recent years.

In 2000, Griffith released a statement that she was seeking treatment for a drug problem. “My doctor has referred me to the Daniel Freeman Hospital to step down from the prescribed medication that I have been taking for a neck injury,” she said.

Griffith, who is married to Antonia Banderas, was born into a show-biz family and is perhaps best known for her breakout role in 1988’s Working Girl.

“Overcoming addictions is tough but it can be made easier if you have someone that can offer support,” Griffith said. “My husband and family supported me so much through this journey and continue to do so.”

The 52-year-old mother of three was also logged time in a facility in Minnesota in 1988 to battle alcoholism and cocaine addiction after shooting her Oscar-nominated role in Working Girl.

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