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Joey Kovar dead at 29: ‘Real World’ star battled drug and alcohol addiction

0 Joey Kovar dead at 29: Real World star battled drug and alcohol addictionJoey Kovar — the troubled “Real World” star who appeared on “Celebrity Rehab” — was found dead at a friend’s home near Chicago this morning … and family members believe drugs are to blame …
Kovar was 29 years old.

Kovar’s rep tells TMZ … Joey was discovered by a female friend early this morning who noticed blood coming out of Joey’s ears and nose.

The woman called 911 … and authorities rushed to the scene where he was pronounced dead.
Kovar had famously battled drug issues — and sought help for cocaine and ecstasy during his stint on “Celeb Rehab.”

While on “Real World: Hollywood,” Kovar entered rehab halfway through the season for alcohol and drugs, admitting he’d struggled with substance abuse for years. It was a pretty powerful moment on the show.

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Joey Kovar Dead ‘Real World’ Star Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose

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Reality Star Joey Kovar Dies after Suspected Drug Overdose

0 Reality Star Joey Kovar Dies after Suspected Drug OverdoseJoey Kovar’s untimely death on Friday, possibly caused by a drug overdose. The news of the 29-year-old “Real World: Hollywood” cast member and aspiring actor’s passing has left many saddened and in shock.Kovar, 29, who appeared on “Real World: Hollywood” and “Celebrity Rehab 3″, was reportedly found in a friend’s home in Chicago on August 17. Kovar, who once worked as a personal trainer, bodybuilder and aspiring actor, has had a long history of drug abuse and his family suspects he died from a drug overdose.

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Joey Kovar: Real World Star Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose

0 Joey Kovar: Real World Star Dies After Suspected Drug OverdoseJoey Kovar is dead at age 29, according to TMZ. The former reality star, who appeared on “Real World: Hollywood” and “Celebrity Rehab 3″, was reportedly found in a friend’s home in Chicago Friday morning.

Kovar, who once worked as a personal trainer, bodybuilder and aspiring actor, has had a long history of drug abuse and his family suspects he died from a drug overdose, according to the site.

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Joey Kovar Dead After Suspected Drug Overdose

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Joey Kovar Dead: ‘Real World’ Star Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose

0 Joey Kovar Dead: Real World Star Dies After Suspected Drug OverdoseJoey Kovar Dead: ‘Real World’ Star Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose

Joey Kovar is dead at age 29, according to TMZ. The former reality star, who appeared on “Real World: Hollywood” and “Celebrity Rehab 3″, was reportedly found in a friend’s home in Chicago Friday morning.

Kovar, who once worked as a personal trainer, bodybuilder and aspiring actor, has had a long history of drug abuse and his family suspects he died from a drug overdose, according to the site.

In 2008, Kovar’s time in MTV’s “Real World” house was cut short when he entered a 30-day rehab facility halfway through the season for alcohol problems. He later left the show, fearing a relapse.

Kovar also appeared on the third season of “Celebrity Rehab,” in 2010 with hopes to overcome his addiction issues with alcohol, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine and steroid use.

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