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Report: 'Grey's Anatomy's' Eric Dane in rehab for pill addiction

Actor Eric Dane arrives at the premiere of

Actor Eric Dane arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. 'Terminator Salvation' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. ( May 14, 2009) Credit: Getty Images

Eric Dane is cleaning up his act.

The “Grey’s Anatomy” star has “voluntarily checked himself into a treatment facility to help him get off of pain medication that he was prescribed for a sports injury that he suffered over the recent hiatus,” a rep for Dane told People magazine.

Dane entered a facility last month — reportedly Los Angeles’ Hills Treatment Center — for a 30-day stint. He is expected to return to the set this week to begin shooting Season 8 of “Grey’s Anatomy” as Dr. Mark “McSteamy” Sloan, the actor’s rep said.

“Business as usual,” according to the rep.

News broke a few weeks ago that Dane, 38, and his wife of almost seven years, actress Rebecca Gayheart, 39, are expecting their second child. (The two have a 16-month-old daughter named Billie.)

Props to Dane for seeking help before the baby is born!  

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