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Pete Doherty asked to leave rehab

Pete Doherty poses during the photocall of "Confession of a Child of the Century" at the Cannes film festival on May 20, 2012, in France. Getty

(CBS News) British rocker Pete Doherty just couldn't get his act together enough to stay at a rehabilitation facility located oustide Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Doherty, 33, was asked to leave three weeks into the $12,000-a-month program because he was distracting to other patients.

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"We are of course disappointed to see [Pete] leave," director Alastair Mordey said in a statement to E! News. "It is important to maintain the integrity of the treatment program for the other clients to have a good chance of recovery. Pete understands this and therefore the reasons behind why we have asked him to leave."

Ben Moller, marketing director of the remote rehab clinic dubbed The Cabin, added, "To have even one person here out of 20 people or so that's not even motivated to be recovered or to achieve recovery, it's really disruptive for the other ones and that's not because of Pete doing anything intentionally disruptive."

Moller said that although the Babyshambles frontman hadn't started using drugs again, it's "what he wanted to do."

This isn't the first time Doherty has paid a visit to rehab to fight his addiction. He's been in and out of treatment centers since 2004.

The U.K.'s Daily Mail has photos of Doherty arriving at London's Heathrow airport this week on his way back from Thailand.

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