Us Weekly on Heath Ledger: Secretly Struggling with Addiction

I'm sure this is just the first of many magazines that will have Heath Ledger splashed on the cover.

Us Weekly is taking the "Secret Struggles" route, claiming that Heath had been battling an addiction to alcohol and drugs, including cocaine, heroin and "a variety of pills," and that Heath's ex Michelle Williams had begged him to get help. The mag says she even drove him to Promises Treatment Center in Malibu, but Heath refused to get out of the car, making his own promises to Michelle that he would get clean for her and their daughter, Matilda.

Many recent reports say that Heath had gotten sober before his death, and that he was all about spending time with his child and taking his work very seriously.  Hopefully, when the autopsy reports come back, we'll know for sure.

Heath Ledger: In Memoriam

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