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Eva Mendes is seeking help for substance abuse? - AP Photo/Peter Kramer
Hitch actress Eva Mendes has checked into a rehab clinic in
A statement released by Mendes’ rep reads: “Eva has been working hard for the past year and made a positive decision to take some much-needed time off to proactively attend to some personal issues that, while not critical, she felt deserved some outside professional support.
"Out of respect for Eva's privacy, we do not wish to discuss further details.”
The statement was released following reports that Mendes had decided to seek help for a substance abuse problem.