Reality star Joey Kovar was found dead at a friend’s home near Chicago this morning. The troubled “Real World” and later “Celebrity Rehab” participant was 29.
Kovar’s rep tells TMZ.com that Joey was discovered by a female friend early this morning who noticed blood coming out of Joey’s ears and nose.
Medical personnel rushed to the scene after the woman called 911. He was pronounced dead at that time.
Kovar sought treatment for his addictions to cocaine and ecstasy from Dr. Drew and his team on “Celebrity Rehab.
In a YouTube video, Kovar announced that he joined Muscle Wolf Productions, a company that featured bodybuilder-actors in movies such as “Psycho Street.” The actors also would appear at horror film conventions under the title the “Chippendales of Horror.”
So sad. Poor guy. I remember seeing him on TV. It was pretty scary. Drugs are frightening