Gerard Butler checked in to the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse three weeks ago, according to TMZ.

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The actor was reportedly relying on prescription pain pills after he was injured on the set of action movie "300" in 2006. Butler's problem intensified after suffering a surfing accident while filming "Of Men and Mavericks" last December.

Gerard, 42, decided to enter treatment in order to prevent a full-blown addiction to the meds. TMZ also says "The Bounty Hunter" star had "issues with cocaine."

He will be leaving Betty Ford Center later today.

UPDATE: Butler's rep released a statement: "Gerard has completed a successful course of treatment and has returned home in good health."

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