Monday, October 02, 2006

Mark Foley in Rehab

The Mark Foley story has officially jumped the shark. Now People magazine is getting a piece.

Following his abrupt resignation on Friday and a current FBI investigation into his alleged sexually explicit communications with underage Congressional pages, former Representative Mark Foley of Florida has checked himself into a rehab facility, according to his attorney, David Roth.

Roth, who would not name the treatment center but said the ex-legislator was admitted over the weekend, gave the Associated Press a statement from Foley, saying, "I strongly believe that I am an alcoholic and have accepted the need for immediate treatment for alcoholism and other behavioral problems."

Foley is going the fallen movie star route. I don't think it's going to help. Foley offered to meet the pages in person.

"I would drive a few miles for a hot stud like you," Foley said in one message obtained by ABC News.

The FBI has said that Foley attempting to meet a page may be the criminal act of soliciting for sex with a minor. The Blotter reports that Foley may have met a minor in San Diego.

Maf54: I miss you lots since san diego.
Teen: ya I cant wait til dc
Maf54: :)
Teen: did you pick a night for dinner
Maf54: not yet…but likely Friday
Teen: ok…ill plan for Friday then
Maf54: that will be fun

Very "ill plan."

Related posts:

Mark Foley's Emails To Former Teen Intern
Mark Foley Resigns
St. Petersburg Times Sat On Mark Foley Story
St. Petersburg Times Blows It On Mark Foley
Mark Foley Update
The Tom Reynolds, Dennis Hastert & Mark Foley Connection
FBI Investigating Mark Foley
White House Opposes independent investigation into Foley


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