Chet Haze: Tom Hanks' Rapper Son Checks Into Rehab For Cocaine Addiction

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Chet Haze is an aspiring hardcore rapper who also happens to be the son of beloved Hollywood icon Tom Hanks.

We'll give you a moment to try and make sense of that.

Over the summer, we learned that Chet was "out of control" and a "huge embarrassment" to his family. We naturally assumed this had to do with his chosen career of writing odes to booties and blunts, but it turns out there was a darker side to the story.

In a Facebook status update posted earlier this week, Chet revealed that he recently completed a lengthy rehab stint.

"I've been struggling with substance abuse since I was 16 years old," Haze writes. "Finally at the age of 24 I decided to get some help."

"With 50 days of sobriety under my belt, I can honestly say I'm the happiest I've ever been...I've been blessed with the programs of AA and NA which allow me to rise above this disease...Thank you for all the love and support. GOD IS REAL!!!"

Friends say haze began to lose control of his life several months ago when he graduated from marijuana to cocaine.

"Chet developed a problem with cocaine this year," says one source. "He always a big pot smoker, but I never thought he'd go in that direction."

We'd like to congratulate Mr. Haze on getting sober...even if it means he'll now be better able to focus on his rap career.

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