Fallen pop icon LEIF GARRETT sat down for one TV interview as he went from prison to rehab over the weekend (21-22JAN06).
The 1970s pop pin-up was released from jail on Friday (20JAN06), after spending almost a week behind bars for violating parole on a drug possession charge.
A Los Angeles judge agreed to let the singer go free as long as he promised to check into a drug-diversion programme.
Garrett checked in to drug rehab facility Impact in Los Angeles yesterday (23JAN06), and is expected to remain on the centre's outpatients' programme for a year.
But before he checked in, he sat down for an exclusive interview with TV show The Insider for a chat that will air in America today (24JAN06).
Garrett told host PAT O'BRIEN, "It has been the worst week of my life."
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