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Pete Doherty Sentenced to Rehab

After a stunning average of nearly one drug-related arrest per-week in the past couple of months, Pete Doherty has been sentenced in a British court to year-long community order that includes mandatory drug rehab, NME.com reports. The order consists of a 12-month program where Doherty would be subjected to monthly drug tests. If Doherty fails any of the tests, there is a possibility of jail time for the Babyshambles frontman.

“[Pete] is happiest when he’s playing his guitar to others,” Doherty’s lawyer, Sean Curran, told the judge during the trial. “He wants to repay their loyalty and support by coming through this at the other end as a successful and talented musician.”

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