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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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