Ronnie Magro goes to rehab after arrest: report
“Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Magro dropped out of rehab after being arrested for a felony of domestic violence, according to a May 17 report from The Sun. The former MTV man vowed to work on his mental health after the incident, saying he would be withdrawing from “Jersey Shore” while he got help.
However, an insider who spoke to The Sun said that professional help at a facility was not planned for Ronnie. “He’s not in rehab yet. He says he’s not ready for rehabilitation, “the source told the publication.” He’s trying to say he can get better with mental support without going to a facility.
Ronnie, 35, was arrested on April 22 on suspicion of domestic violence with injuries and with priors. He was released the next day on $ 100,000 bail and the charges were eventually dropped for lack of evidence. While Ronnie’s first incident involved ex-girlfriend Jen Harley, the second incident included current girlfriend Saffire Matos.
Ronnie and Jen share their 3-year-old daughter Ariana Sky.
The MTV alum may not appear in season four of “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” when it airs on June 3. Although he filmed with the cast, Ronnie’s scenes may be cut from the upcoming season. Nicole “Snooki Polizzi, who previously said she had ‘retired’ from the show, made an appearance in the trailer for the fourth season. It is not known if she has come out of retirement or if she has officially joined the cast.
Ronnie’s lawyers said he was seeking medical treatment
If Ronnie doesn’t go to rehab, he may be going against what his legal counsel advised. After the charges against him were dropped by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Ronnie’s attorneys said he was receiving professional help.
“As for Ronnie personally, he is currently seeking medical treatment for psychological issues he has long ignored,” his team said in a May 13 announcement, as noted by E! Online. “His only current goal is to approach these issues professionally and become a better person and the best father he can be to his loving daughter.
Ronnie said that ‘all experiences are lessons’
After being released from prison, Ronnie took to Instagram on April 26 to post a statement via Instagram about his situation.
“I take all experiences as lessons,” wrote the father of one child. “You learn who really cares when you’re down and see who doesn’t.” [sic]! But I guess they call it the weeding process. Ronnie concluded, “Thank you to my true friends who have not left my side and betrayed me!”
He continued to post several statements via Instagram. In one, Ronnie said he had been ignorant of his sanity for years.
“My number one goal now is to face my struggles head-on,” Ronnie wrote. “This process will be difficult, but my number one priority is to be healthy and to be the best man and the best father possible for my daughter.
Don’t miss season four B of “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” when it returns Thursday, June 3 at 8 p.m. EST on MTV.
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