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Gerard Butler is currently in rehab for prescription drug abuse, TMZ reports.

According to the site, the actor, who is expected to leave sometime Friday, chose to check in to the Betty Ford Center three weeks ago when he realized he had become too reliant on prescription drugs. Butler had been struggling with pain management since shooting 300 in 2006, and the issues were exacerbated when he got hurt in a surfing accident in December while filming Of Men and Mavericks, TMZ says.

Gerard Butler hospitalized after surfing accident

TMZ also claims that Butler, 42, is seeking help for cocaine abuse.An email to Butler's rep was not immediately returned.