Mike `The Situation` Sorrentino admits prescription drug abuse

Washington: Mike Sorrentino, who is popularly known as ‘The Situation’, has confessed about taking voluntary steps to deal with a prescription drug addiction.

After rumours circulated online that Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino had entered rehab, the ‘Jersey Shore’ star Tweeted, “Don’t believe everything you hear or read.”

And now he has taken a step further to better describe his situation.

“I have voluntarily taken steps to get control of a prescription medication problem I had due to exhaustion,” the 29-year-old wrote on his website.

“I have spent the past several weeks getting treatment for this problem and recuperating from my work and appearance schedule. I appreciate my fans support and love you guys.”

On Tuesday, his rep clarified that he was not in a rehab facility, but rather, was “at an undisclosed location for much-needed rest and recuperation after his extensive production and appearance schedule,” People magazine reported.