The actor recently completed a stint in a treatment program. Hear the exclusive story.
Has Zac Efron been to rehab in recent months? That was the word out Tuesday from unnamed sources, alleging to several media outlets that the "17 Again" actor had wrapped up treatment about five months ago.
Efron, whose newest flick, "Parkland," debuted at the Venice Film Festival and recently was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, walked the Toronto red carpet for the film this month.
"He's healthy, happy and not drinking," one source told E! News, which first reported the story. "He's taking time to focus on working."
People sources also confirmed that Efron had done rehab, with one saying the 25-year-old was "taking care of himself and it shows." A source told Us Weekly that the actor was cutting "toxic people" out of his life.
However, what the actor reportedly sought help for is unknown — whether it was alcohol, as E! News reported, or perhaps something more serious.
A request for comment from Efron's rep was not immediately returned.
"Parkland," about the days around the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, hits theaters Oct. 8.
Mark Wahlberg gets his high school diploma; Charlie Sheen too
Confirmed! Kate Moss to get naked for Playboy's 60th anniversary
Searching for Lily Collins? Beware of the most dangerous cyber celeb
Follow Christie D'Zurilla on Twitter and Google+. Follow the Ministry of Gossip on Twitter @LATcelebs and on Facebook facebook.com/ministryofgossip.
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more
about the new features.
The Baltimore Sun encourages civil dialogue related to our stories; you must register and log-in to our site in order to participate. We reserve the right to remove any user and to delete comments that violate our Terms of Service
. By commenting, you agree to these terms. Please flag inappropriate comments.