Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster on the popular 1960s television show “The Munsters,” has entered a drug and alcohol rehab facility, his agent Jodi Ritzen says Thursday morning (Nov. 11). The 57-year-old actor is in a private facility somewhere in New Jersey, but the exact location is not being disclosed.
Ritzen says Patrick is in rehab “to deal with a lifetime of problem of substance abuse.”
]]><![CDATA[Patrick famously became engaged last June to Donna McCall,
a woman who started writing him fan letters during the run of “The
Munsters,” when they were both still children. The two were out of
touch for years and years, but McCall reached out to Patrick via email
several years ago and the two finally met in person at a Pennsylvania
Dracula convention in early 2010.
When they announced their engagement in June, they also said a wedding
was in the works, but now McCall says the relationship has ended.
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