Boxing champ Oscar de la Hoya in rehab

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Boxer Oscar De La Hoya accepts his Special Achievement in Sports Television award onstage at the 2009 ALMA Awards held at Royce Hall on September 17, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robert Benson/Getty Images For NCLR) Robert Benson/Getty Images For NCLR

Boxer Oscar De La Hoya accepts his Special Achievement in Sports Television award at the 2009 ALMA Awards held at Royce Hall on Sept. 17, 2009, in Los Angeles.
Photo by Robert Benson/Getty Images For NCLR

(CBS) Boxer Oscar de la Hoya is the latest celebrity to check himself into rehab.

The 10-time prizefighting champ reportedly has been seeking treatment in a California rehab facility and tweeting about his experiences.

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"Like everyone, I have my flaws, and I do not want to be one of those people that is afraid to admit and address those flaws," de la Hoya told TMZ, which broke the news of his rehab stint.

According to The Daily News in New York, the champ has been on Twitter almost daily posting inspirational messages. He even retweeted a fan post about the tequila de la Hoya represents in an endorsement deal.

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