A Slippery Slope Fake Vacation

slippery when wetSOLVED!

[Blind Gossip] Just a few years ago, this multi-hyphenate actor was one of the hottest stars in the world.

He worked a lot through 2012, but very little in 2013. Why the slow down? Because drugs kept tripping him up last year! He’s a mild-mannered guy in real life, but he absolutely rages on coke and gets out of control and destructive (and self-destructive) very quickly. And he does a lot of coke. He has been to rehab before to take care of the problem.

In fact, want to know where he is now?

In rehab.

Yes, again.

In an ironic twist, he recently talked about his sobriety in a rather awkward interview (during a promotional tour for his latest film). You would have gotten the impression from that interview that he is sober right now. He’s definitely not. Same issue. Coke, coke, coke. Add*ction is a slippery slope, my friends, and he slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety.

However, his team does not want you to know this! So they kept him on his promotional tour and then shipped him off to rehab when he was done. They are pretending that he is on a slippery slope vacation in a place near the rehab facility (just in case they need an occasional photo op to keep the ruse going). Why won’t they admit to rehab? One word: insurance! His repeated relapses in such a short time frame make him practically uninsurable at this point.

BONUS CLUE! You will definitely see him at The Oscars on Sunday.

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zac efron 4SOLVED!

It’s Zac Efron! Source: BlindGossip.com

Zac Efron went to rehab again this year. He was at Cirque Lodge in Utah for the month of February, and was released just before the Oscars on March 3.

It was a secret. His team definitely did not want you to know about this rehab stint. There have been too many rehab stays and suspicious accidents over the past few years, and they didn’t want you to know that he had slipped again and was back to his old, destructive habits. Who wants to hire and insure a young actor with chronic addiction problems?

The timing of this rehab stay was very carefully planned. He promoted his latest project (That Awkward Moment) in January; had some pics taken of him at a ski lodge in Utah to distribute during February as a cover story; checked into Cirque Lodge for inpatient treatment; and then literally was released just a day or two before the Oscars.

He was clean at The Oscars on March 3, but started using again almost immediately thereafter.

Zac Efron really believes that he can drink in moderation after rehab, and that it won’t lead to using drugs. He is always wrong. He starts drinking alcohol, his inhibitions slip away, and before he knows it, he’s diving head-first into the powder again. C*caine is his drug of choice, but if there is no coke around, he will dabble with other drugs. Anything for a high.

That brings us to now. Just three short weeks after rehab, Zac got into trouble again. From TMZ:

Zac Efron mysteriously ended up in a bad area of downtown L.A. just after midnight Sunday … and ended up getting violently socked in the mouth by a sketchy transient … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We’re told cops were on patrol under the Harbor Freeway when they saw Zac and a man he identified as his bodyguard. Cops saw Zac and the other guy in a full-blown melee with at least 3 other people.

After breaking up the fight, cops questioned Zac. He told them they had run out of gas and were sitting in the car. Zac said while waiting for a tow truck they threw a bottle out the window — he never said what was in the bottle — and it smashed on the pavement near a group of transients.

Zac said the transients confronted him and the bodyguard because they believed the pair hurled the bottle at them. Zac says 2 of the transients attacked the bodyguard and when Zac got out of the car to help, he got cold cocked in the mouth. Zac said, “It was the hardest I’ve ever been hit in my life.”

You’ll recall … Zac mysteriously broke his jaw in November, saying he slipped on a pool of water in his home. Zac was in rehab twice last year for cocaine abuse.

The area where this occurred is rough. Cops are on high alert for drug deals and gangs. One source says Zac was “obviously intoxicated.”

If you really believed the whole “accidentally slipped in a puddle in his foyer and broke his jaw” story, you probably also believe the “accidentally ran out of gas near Skid Row in the middle of the night” story.

Normally when we talk about young celebrities in trouble, we chastise the publicists and the managers and agents for failing to help their clients. We can’t do that in this case. We know that Zac Efron’s team is trying very hard to keep him sober and keep him employed. It’s not their fault that he continues to slip back into addiction five minutes after they get him cleaned up.

We hope Zac Efron goes back into treatment immediately, and we wish him well in his recovery.

Looster was first with the correct answer. Lots of you did a great job with all the clues! Some of the clues were “awkward interview” (That Awkward Moment), “slippery slope” (skiing), “slipped and fell hard” (broken jaw), and of course, the announcement that he was going to be presenting at The Oscars.

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146 comments to A Slippery Slope Fake Vacation

  • looster

    Zac Efron?

  • melly123

    Zac Efron

    • melly123

      Hints: awkward interview – He was just in the movie That Awkward Moment. He just confirmed he’s in Utah ‘skiing’

  • ShockingDayGlo

    Zac Efron

    • stanton

      I am sober and have been since 1997. In order to stay sober one must be honest. He should come-out and be honest about slipping. Slipping is part of recovery!

      • TulipInBloom

        I totally agree. I wish his friends or handlers would totally out him so he’s forced to get true help. Lying for him is so destructive. P.S. Congrats on your sobriety. :)

      • Red Velvet

        Kudos to you! I have a friend earning his 17-year chip too.

  • augustmom

    Zac Efron.

  • sidhu105

    Zac Efron

  • sabrina325

    Zac Efron?

  • tuckerlee123

    Zac Efron

  • everythingthatshines

    Zac Efron- slipped and fell hard references his fall where he broke his jaw. also awkward interview points to his movie that awkward moment

  • kcphilly

    Zac Efron. Was in a bunch of films in 2012, only one last year. Clue “awkward interview” the film he was promoting was That Awkward Moment.

  • Nic81

    Zac Efron…Had one movie in 2013, but a few in 2012, and he was just promoting That Awkward Moment….Sad. Hope he gets help.

  • Mtlmeee

    Bradley Cooper

    • Mtlmeee

      Another guess, is Zac Efron. He’s multi talented, singing, dancing, acting…He did an interview in January on the Today show talking about his drug past and the biggest hint is the sentence “…and he slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety”…more like he slipped and fell hard enough and broke his jaw and it also pertains to the pic above “slippery when wet”.

      Another hint is his latest movie is “That Awkward Moment”, and the word “awkward is used above.

      Now, the only thing that really perplexes me is that a few hours ago, it was announced that he will present at the Oscars next week??? If this is Zac, is he going to get a day pass to do this just so he can continue to fool the public???

      • princesspea

        the bonus twitter hint was that we would see them at the oscars so now all the pieces fit

      • Lefemmenikita

        Check out the bonus clue on Twitter: “BONUS CLUE! A Slippery Slope Fake Vacation: You will definitely see him at The Oscars on Sunday.”

        So yeah, all ‘signs’ point to Zac Efron

  • ravenglass

    Zac Efron

    Slippery When Wet= Broke his jaw “slipping” on a puddle

  • jeannie

    Zac Efron in Utah. Clue, “rather awkward interview” = That Awkward Moment, the movie he was recently promoting. I hope he finally gets sober.

  • Veri2509

    zac for sure

  • SuperNose

    Actor: Zac Efron
    Number of movies. 2012, five. 2013, one.
    Confessed to going to rehab last year.
    “Slippery slope”:- Zac broke his jaw in a fall, slipping on some water, at his home last year.
    Currently on a promotional tour for a movie call ‘That Awkward Moment’

  • Ivee

    Zac Efron. I think he’s in a rehab in Utah, near a ski resort.

  • minx

    Please tell me this isn’t Robert Downey Jr.

    • Christine

      Ironic being a clue to iron man?

    • vagabonden

      I don’t think it’s RDJ (you’re welcome) :)

      He hasn’t had a series of relapses recently, been sober for years, and if he relapsed I honestly think he’d actually still be able to get insured for projects or have someone vouch for him because he was able to come back bigger than ever. I think people would still believe in him. I would!

    • amy289

      I had the same reaction, but I don’t think its him. He only had one movie in 2012, and he was the highest paid actor in 2013.


    So easy – Zac Efron. So sad, but glad he’s getting help.

  • KWDragon

    Zac Efron?

    The Slippery When Wet sign seems to point to his recent “slip in a puddle of water at his house,” that resulted in a broken jaw. Such a shame. I think he’s a pretty talented actor.

  • PandoraWolf

    My (unfortunate) first thought was Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, but that’s technically only one hyphen so not multi-hyphenate????

    • rosiedoes

      I think, in this case at least, when they say “multi-hyphenate” they mean more along the lines of, “actor-designer-musician” or something like that, rather than the name.

      • PinkSlip

        thanks Rosie….I was wondering what the heck everyone had missed when they all said Zac Efron :)))

      • PandoraWolf

        Dammit! Well, he’s an actor-writer-(I think)producer (Don Juan).

        I was trying to nix him from the running based on punctuation. I guess that didn’t work. : (

    • Me Talk Pretty

      I think multi hyphenate means multiple talents, so actor-dancer-singer or songwriter-musician-bellydancer.

      He fits because he is an actor-director-writer.

    • IAmSage

      I could be wrong, but “multi-hypenate” doesn’t necessarily mean someone’s name…could also mean something like “actor-singer-songwriter-pianist” – etc.

    • JenJenJen

      Multi-hyphenate in this instance is someone who is an actpr-director-producer etc

    • aeduko

      Multi hyphenate refers to talents. As in actor/singer/dancer.

    • heshmalesh

      multi-hyphenate means actor-director-writer etc. but he is also that so you could be right

    • foreverthine

      I think that means multi-talented such as Actor/Director.

  • justjinx

    Zac Efron

  • atlguy

    Zac Efron – “slipped” and broke his jaw.

  • melismel35

    ace this is easy..zac efron. he went down hill, hollyweird aint no joke. the clue being he slipped on his sobriety, nope he slipped and broke his jaw while high as hell… and he was such a cutie. poor lil tink tink

  • mxw3403

    This is Zac Efron because of the falling reference, when he hit his jaw.
    Ugh, come on Zac, pull it together

  • tonisuebequal

    Zac David Alexander Effron

  • jvangelgirl

    Actor: Zac Efron
    Interview on the Today show

  • EastCoaster

    Is Zac Efron too obvious a guess? I read that he’s scheduled to present at this Sunday’s Academy Awards. I wonder if he’ll be in shape for it?

  • bubbs

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

  • CatBallou

    Zach Effron?

  • BostonBakedBitch

    Matthew Perry?

  • highbrow

    Actor: David Arquette?

    He just did an awkward Wendy Williams interview promoting his new movie The Happy Face Killer. He giggled the entire time and danced around the sobriety question if you listen closely to his answer. Dont know about the multi-hyphenate part tho…

  • jersey6332

    Zac efron?

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  • SouthJerseyGirl

    Not sure…googling actors talking about sobriety comes up with a whole bunch…Colin Farrell, Robert Downey Jr., Bradley Cooper, Aaron Eckhart, Bruce Willis to name a few. The only one that slightly fits this blind is Tim McGraw as he is a multi-hyphenate (actor, singer) but he certainly isn’t one of the hottest stars in the world. I’m stumped.

  • hellnoes

    Zac Efron.

    Sippery > He slipped end of 2013 and broke his jaw.
    Movie promoted now > That Awkward Moment

    So sad. :( I really like him.

  • Markray19

    Yeah, Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The picture brings to mind his slipping and sliding in “Inception”. He did an interview with Howard Stern in October where he talked a bit about drug use.

  • raslebol

    bradley cooper? just because he claims he’s sober

  • rockbeatspaper

    Actor: Zac Efron

    Location – La Cirque Lodge in Utah

  • raslebol

    i change my guess for Zac Effron because of all the references on “Slippery” and”slipped”.Effron slipped and broke his jaw last autumn

  • catheca

    Zac Effrom
    “he slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety”
    Didn’t he slip & break his jaw?

  • bbc

    My sweet Zac Efron.

  • calislug

    Zac Efron!!

  • Pambelina

    Zac Efron seems to fit this.

  • cangirl

    This sounds like Zac Efron….

  • orangeblossom

    Zac Efron? Slippery slope makes me think of his excuse for slipping on a puddle and breaking his jaw.

  • rhonamac

    I think this is Zac Efron, multi hyphenated as in actor, singer and dancer. Hints are the slippery when wet sign, didn’t he break his nose in a ” bathroom fall “? And ” he slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety.”
    He has also been keeping a super low profile and hasn’t worked much lately.

  • sssss

    Zac Efron. He supposedly “slipped” and broke his jaw on a puddle at his house. Riiggghhhttt. He is an actor-singer-dancer. He had 5 movies in 2012 but only one in 2013. He was recently promoting his movie The Awkward truth when he talked about his sobriety (“rather awkward interview). Poor Zac! Hope he pulls it together!

  • GrannyGoose

    Sounds like Zac Efron to me

  • MikeInSanJose

    I thought ‘multi-hyphenate’ meant the same as ‘triple threat’… Singer-Dancer-Actor…

    Not necessarily a hyphenated last name.

    Brings me to Zac Ephron… 5 projects in 2012, 1 project in 2013 (per IMdb.com)

  • ChampagneFlight

    James Franco

  • ImWearingVersace

    Zac Efron who’s “skiing”.

  • rosiedoes

    Didn’t Ben Affleck just faceplant on skiis, pushing back the filming of the new Superbat movie?

    New pics of the family in LA, though, I thought?

  • WILDKATer216

    Zac Efron?

  • ginnynotjenny

    Actor: Zac Efron.

    Hint: “slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety” His excuse for breaking his jaw was slipping.

  • PrettyInPink84

    Zac Effron :(

  • Talisker

    Zac Efron – singer, actor, dancer. Hints at falling, tripping, breaking and slippery slope – his suspicious ‘fall’ at home leading to him breaking his jaw. Hope he is given the time and space to get well.

  • torypm

    Zac Efron…. so many references to slipping.

  • chandler02

    Zac Efron. Since his repeat rehab trips have been made public, that explains why he would have talked about his sobriety in an interview, and That Awkward Moment is the project he has been promoting. The “slippery” clues are regarding his broken jaw, his rep said he “slipped”.

    • chandler02

      Oh, and with Efron the “multi-hyphenate” label would be for singing, acting, dancing from the disney movies (not writier/director/actor as it can sometimes be used).

  • exit81

    Bradley Cooper? Has confessed to drugs/drinking in the past and recently wrapped the press tour for American Hustle.

    Or Samuel L. Jackson. Press tour for Robocop.

  • LBC

    Actor: Zac Efron

    Late last year he addmited went to rehab for coke issues while promoting his new movie (dont know the name)

    He is multi-hyphenate since he act, sing and dance ( at least in HSM)
    He also broke his jaw a while ago, and his people said it that he sllipery in a water mudd (hence the photo of the blind)

  • aeduko

    Zac Ephron. All the hints about falling!

  • foreverthine

    Zac Efron.

    So sad to hear!

  • tforce7878

    Zac Efron.

    Ski vacation in Utah.

    Slippery slope vacation-Utah and also alluding to his “fall” in the bathroom and he hit his tub and broke his jaw…hence the picture on the blind item.

  • slimfast10

    with all due respect, I happen to LOVE David arquette, but I would never characterize him as one of the hottest stars in the world. Secondly he is definitely not in rehab right now as he was live with Howard on this mornings show and he admits that he is no longer sober. Kind of feel bad for him, as I really think he is a mellow,type of guy, but I don’t think this blind is about him. Nor do I think it’s about RDJ he had no films in 2012 and 1 in 2013 and several slated for 2014. I am thinking maybe Gerard Butler, several pics of him in NY recently where he almost looks like a homeless guy and he has been in rehab before for substance abuse issues.

  • IAmSage

    Actor: Zac Efron (multi-hypenate: actor-singer-dancer-TV-movies ). Clue: slipped and fell hard – Efron allegedly broke his jaw during nasty fall in 2013

  • MSQueen

    I hate it, but this is Colin Farrell. So sad, but glad he’s getting help.

  • Andreinac13

    Zac Effron

  • bananas

    Zac Efron? He seems to fit. I only see one acting credit on IMDB for him in 2013.

  • voodoojoe

    The references to slipping, especially “he slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety” made me think of Zac Efron since he supposedly broke his jaw when he slipped on some water outside of his house.

  • Lelaina Pierce

    I do believe this is Zac Efron.

    Unfortunately. :(

  • Longstreet

    Zac Efron, the clue being that he allegedly “slipped” on water and broke his jaw.

  • SuperStar007

    Zac Efron!

    *Awkward being the hint, as that’s the name of his new movie that he was doing press for.

    Also he posted on his twitter on Feb 20 that he’s in Utah skiing.

    First time poster too, but a LONG time lurker! Thanks Ace

  • laurandorder

    Zac Effron?

  • UptightCitizensBrigade

    Rob Lowe? Was a well-known cokehead, skiing recently ‘with his kids’, and his IMDB indicates he was recently stumping for a Kennedy film.

  • CookieRaider

    I think I got this one.
    Too many clues in this one make me think it’s him.
    First, the mention of awkward, his recent movie: The Awkward Moment.
    He went on a tour around the country doing promo stuff for it with his co stars.
    The mention of slipping, breaking, falling etc is a nod towards his recent story of a fall and a broken jaw.
    Slippery slope vacation: He mentioned on his twitter that he was in Utah skiing.
    He is also a multihyphenate actor and was the shit back then when HSM came out: singing, dancing, acting; and now doing directing etc.(that’s what i get when you say multihyphenate by the way)
    There was also a mention of an interview where the guy interviewing sort of caught him out when he asked him whether he was ok after the rehab period.
    P.S message to Zac if it is him, stop hanging out with those losers and go back to being friends with the people who were there with you from the beginning.

  • p00dle

    Zac Efron, was recently promoting his flop movie ‘That Awkward Moment'(awkward interview). Also ‘slipped’ and broke his jaw (slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety). He completed a rehab stint last year for cocaine and he is a multi-hyphenate star; actor-singer-dancer

  • luckysiu

    Is this Zac Efron?

    clues being:
    awkward interview (during a promotional tour for his latest film)= new movie That Awkward Moment. Also, here’s reference to his “awkward” interrview: http://www.celebdirtylaundry.com/2014/zac-efron-rehab-drugs-today-show-interview-savannah-guthrie-that-awkward-moment-movie-0121/

    Just a few years ago, this multi-hyphenate actor was one of the hottest stars in the world = singing and acting from High School Musical and Hairspray

  • canuck33

    first time poster, long time fan!

    I’m going with Zac Efron. “awkward” interview = that awkward moment

  • BlindGossiper

    Zac Efron
    His first major role was in High School Musical, singing and dancing (I.e. “multi-hyphenate”)
    “…he slipped and fell hard enough to break his sobriety” Zac slipped and broke his jaw several months ago.

  • amy289

    Zac Efron? He had five movies in 2012, and only one in 2013. He also has a film out recently to promote (That Awkward Moment.) He also went to rehab last year because of his cocaine problems too. He was also super famous during his High School Musical period too.

  • starryhayz

    Zac Efron. He went to rehab prior to this and his PR team used an excuse about breaking his jaw due to slipping in a puddle.

    Clues: ‘Slippery’ slope, ‘slippery’ when wet, slippery, ‘slipped and fell hard enough to break’, etc.

  • PrincessTiff

    Daniel Radcliffe? Although he’s about as hyphenate as Gordon-Levitt

  • valleygirl

    Zac Efron

    Movie: That Awkward Moment
    Will be presenting at Oscards
    Slippery – slip and broke his jaw

  • lovefifteen

    Multi-hyphenate = actor-singer-dancer

    This is sadly Zac Efron. How sad! :'(

  • LeahLynn28

    Zac Efron?He’s a multi-hyphenate actor,broke his jaw by “slipping” in the water and went to rehab last year.
    But whoever he is,that’s sad…

  • Bamadex

    I’ll go with the majority: Zac. Too bad. I never thought much about him but I did enjoy that bizarre movie–Paperboy?–with Nicole Kidman.

    I was just thinking that it’s no wonder he’s working less. A broken jaw would certainly hamper his primary method of auditioning.

  • krosechi

    Definitely (for me) Zac Efron… uuuff that’s sad! :/ it was my first thought

  • jeb1410

    Leonardo Dicaprio, Nooooooo!

    • jeb1410

      He is a “multi-hyphenate” because he is actor/producer. He’s recently been photographed at a luxury ski resort in France with Toni (surprising photo op because he isn’t usually photographed). He made 3 movies in 2012 and has done a lot of interviews about how busy he was, and that he took pretty much all of 2013 off to rest and has only been doing press. He did a Wolf of Wall Street interview just a few days ago on CBS Good Morning with Gayle King where she asked him how he knew how to act during the quaaludes scene, since he claims he has never been on drugs. Bonus hint on twitter was that he will definitely be at the Oscars – we all know that he will since he is nominated in two categories!

  • travoltasbeard

    Zac Efron

  • butterflycatcher

    hm idk. i’m going to say joseph gordon-levitt, though efron is the popular guess. no matter who it is, sad.

  • karikaster

    Joseph Gordan-Levitt. In 2012 he had 4 films out and in 2013 he had only 1.

  • zmnx

    hugh laurie ???

  • 1nski

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

  • nightlark14

    I’m very sad to say this but I really think it’s Zac Efron. But I believe in the guy. He’ll pull through.