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Actress Sean Young Enters Rehab After Heckling At DGA (Video)

Actress Sean Young has entered rehab for alcohol abuse after heckling from the audience at the Directors Guild of America awards.

The 48-year-old actress was escorted from the ballroom after the outburst at Julian Schnabel, who was nominated for "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly."

At the DGAs, unlike most award shows, nominees can say a few words before the top prize is announced. Schnabel didn't start immediately when he got up to the podium and was gathering his thoughts.

That's when Young in a drunk tone shouted: "Get on with it!". Schnabel heard this and and asked who said that, then spotted Young and told her to "have another cocktail."

Then he said that maybe she should finish his speech for him and began to walk off, but was told to stay on by the audience.

At the same time, Young, was quietly being escorted from the ballroom.

CBS' Julie Chen was seated at the same table as Young and described the incident on Letterman:

January 30, 2008 |




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