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Chris Klein Checks into Rehab

Chris Klein arrives at the 2008 Crystal and Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on June 17, 2008.
AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File
Chris Klein arrives at the 2008 Crystal and Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on June 17, 2008.
AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Actor Chris Klein has checked himself into rehab following his second alcohol-related arrest.

"After recent events, Chris was forced to take a clear look at a problem he has been trying to deal with himself for years. He understands now that he can not beat this disease alone," his rep Jaime Primak told People magazine on Monday. "He thanks everyone for their support as he takes all the necessary steps to deal with his addiction and asks for privacy while doing so."

Klein is seeking treatment at the Cirque Lodge in Utah, according to the report, where he will complete a 30-day alcohol addiction program and has plans to stay longer if he needs to.

The "American Pie" actor was arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Los Angeles early Wednesday morning, after officers spotted him weaving across lanes on the westbound Hollywood Freeway.

Back in 2005, he was arrested on the same charge, but in San Diego County. He was fined $1,800 and ordered to perform 150 hours of community service.

Klein could face a minimum of four days in jail if convicted of a second DUI, according to TMZ.com.