LEANN RIMES has checked into rehab for her emotional issues, star news reports.

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LeAnn Rimes may be over her bad publicity for having an affair with a married man (whom she later married), but she still feels the need to get away from all the stress—and bikini pic tweeting—and get some real alone time.

And in show business, how else can one do it other than by checking into rehab?

The country singer’s rep recently told PEOPLE:

LeAnn has voluntarily entered a 30-day in-patient treatment facility to cope with anxiety and stress.”

Of course, such news could stir unfavorable rumors. The magazine explained:

“While there will be speculation regarding her treatment, she is simply there to learn and develop coping mechanisms.”

Rimes also issued a statement, saying:

“This is just a time for me to emotionally check out for a second and take care of myself and come back in 30 days as the best 30-year-old woman I can be.”

She continued:

“All the things in my life will be there when I get out, but you know what? I’m hoping they’re not going to affect me as much … I’ll have the tools to know how to deal with them.”

Good luck then, LeAnn!

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