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03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Heath Ledger Refused Rehab In 2006

Heath Ledger's battle with alcohol and drugs was so harmful to his relationship with Michelle Williams that she tried to get him to enter rehab, Us Weekly reports in its latest issue, on newsstands now.

For three years, Williams was a firsthand witness to the gifted actor's use of alcohol and drugs, including cocaine, heroin and "a variety of pills," says a Ledger confidant.

In March 2006 - just weeks after the couple walked the Oscars red carpet and when daughter Matilda was only five months old - Williams drove Ledger to Promises Treatment Center in Malibu, California, the confidant tells Us Weekly.

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