British singer expected to do therapeutic chores
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British rocker Pete Doherty has checked into rehab, a source confirms to People.com.
The Babyshambles frontman is staying in the $600 US-per-day Clouds House, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, about two-and-a-half hours southwest of London.
Doherty, who recently used the UK’s Daily Mirror to profess his love for on-off girlfriend Kate Moss, spent part of Friday in group therapy.
At the 38-bed facility, the singer is expected to do chores — called ”Therapeutic Duties” — including vacuuming the lounge in the shared house or setting the table for dinner.
He can also take part in Friday night sing-alongs with a band called Mustard Seed, who put ”recovery lyrics to popular music,” according to the centre’s website.
A friend says: ”He really needs help, and we’re grateful he’s getting it.”
Doherty has battled drug addiction for years and has had numerous run-ins with police for drug offences.
In July he admitted in court to possessing quantities of crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and ketamine as well as to two driving infractions.