Matt’s absence from his household’s present has been noticeable since Season eight and on, however he’s been very up-front about his causes for that. He first went to rehab for alcohol habit in 2016, following what he calls a sequence of “unhealthy selections” that he was hiding from his household, as he shared with Folks.
“There was a disgrace for feeling weak. I didn’t need to inform them that,” Matt shared. “However my household trusts one another. We don’t have secrets and techniques, so it made me really feel that I used to be extra of a foul man.”
“There was a number of nervousness. It took a pair days to work up the heart to inform my dad and mom. However their assist was unbelievable. It immediately made me really feel higher and like I may very well be profitable on this journey.”
He returned to rehab in 2018, trying to get his life again on monitor with the assist of his household, then went by means of months of inpatient and outpatient therapy towards restoration.
“We miss him terribly, however we’d somewhat lose him from dwelling for a short time than lose him eternally,” Billy shared. “We simply need him to do what he must do to get higher.”
Since ending his second rehab keep, he has opted to stay in California, and off of the favored actuality sequence. However post-rehab, Matt has adopted a lifetime of sobriety, wellness, religion, and positivity, which he shares on social media and his YouTube channel.