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Nicholas Brendon: Buffy actor goes to rehab

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Nicholas Brendon is seeking help. The actor, known for playing Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, announced Saturday that he will admit himself to a 90-day treatment program in the wake of a domestic violence arrest.

“I’m going to be going into a 90-day treatment program to fix myself and to understand the traumas of my mind,” Brendon wrote on Facebook. “I love and appreciate you all so much. I, of course, will post before I go into treatment. Again thank you for having my back. Life is worth living so let’s f—ing live it!!”

 

After the initial post, Brendon shared a “thank you” status. “I’m not perfect and I’m the first to admit that I’ve made mistakes,” he wrote, vowing, “but I’m trying and will continue to try until I lm not walking this earth anymore.”

 

Brendon was arrested Sept. 30 in New York for allegedly choking his girlfriend during a fight. In March, Brendon was booked on suspicion of damage to property and criminal mischief. He was arrested for purportedly trashing a hotel room the prior month, and in October 2014, Brendon was booked on one count of malicious injury to property and one count for resisting or obstructing officers.