While authorities haven’t released reality TV star Joey Kovar’s cause of death, one of his closest associates believes it was “definitely” due to drugs.
RumorFix spoke to the Celebrity Rehab alum’s manager Terry Ferguson, who told us that Joey had been using drugs for awhile, and that his primary vices were cocaine and alcohol.
Apparently the problem was so bad that, according to Ferguson, in 2010 as soon as Joey left Dr. Drew’s reality show about stars overcoming addiction, he relapsed to the degree that when he left the show he immediately started using cocaine and alcohol — in the car as he left the facility!
He noted that while Joey at times discussed wanting to get better, he would always relapse. Ferguson added that Kovar had been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder and had been taking prescription medication to treat it.
According to Ferguson, Kovar’s December 2011 Playgirl photo spread made it even easier for him to score cocaine, telling us “girls would give him whatever he wanted just to be able to spend time with him,”
Kovar’s lifeless body was discovered this morning in a suburban Chicago apartment. He was only 29 years-old.