According to an article published in Hollywood News Daily, Ireland Baldwin, has checked into a Malibu rehab treatment facility.
Ireland is the daughter of actor Alec Baldwin and actress Kim Bassinger.
The 19 year old reached out to the public via social media platform Twitter where she stated, “I’m not much a party cat but I am here deal with some emotional trauma and getting the intensive therapy I needed in order to recover.” The young woman also stated that she “needed a breather.”
Alec Baldwin has not yet released a statement regarding his daughter’s struggle with chemical dependency. Alec’s brother, Daniel, has relapsed and checked in to treatment centers on multiple occasions for chemical dependency.
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UPDATE: Ireland Baldwin has checked out of the Malibu rehab facility where she un-derwent treatment for anxiety and stress, according to Page Six. She has continued her treatment by attending an intensive outpatient treatment program. Baldwin says that she has enjoyed maintaining a wonderful relationship with her parents.
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