Heather Locklear responds to rehab rumors: 'I am working on tying up some loose ends'

Heather Locklear is looking towards a fresh start in 2017.

In response to rumors that she had entered rehab for the fifth time, the 55-year-old actress gave a statement to ET, saying, "I am feeling great and am taking steps to enrich and better my life. Currently I am working on tying up some loose ends regarding certain issues so I can hit 2017 full steam ahead."

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Locklear's drug-addled past includes a hospitalization in 2012 when a 911 call was placed from her home. At the time, a source told ET the Spin City star was "out of control."

"Heather became a different person on drugs," the source said.

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 24: Actress Heather Locklear attends the opening night of 'Evita' at the Pantages Theatre on October 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - AUGUST 24: Actress Heather Locklear attends the Acura/KOST celebrity benefit concert and pageant on August 24, 2013 in Laguna Beach, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 24: Actress Heather Locklear attends TNT's 25th anniversary party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 11: Actress Heather Locklear arrives at the 'Scary Movie V' Los Angeles premiere at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on April 11, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 12: Heather Locklear arrives at the 'This Is 40' - Los Angeles Premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 12, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Heather Locklear attends the St. John's Health Center's Power Of Pink benefiting The Margie Petersen Breast Center at Sony Studios on November 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for St. John's Health Center)
Actress Heather Locklear arrives at the world premiere of 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1' held at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 8: Heather Locklear arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on February 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
Heather Locklear arrives at 'White Trash Beautiful' by Richie Sambora and Nikki Lund at Sunset Gower Studios on March 19, 2010 in Hollywood, California.
Heather Locklear rrives at Women In Film's 2009 Crystal and Lucy Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on June 12, 2009 in Century City, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 20: Actress Heather Locklear arrives at the American Idol Season 8 Grand Finale held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Heather Locklear -- Air Date 12/03/2008 -- Episode 3668 -- Pictured: Actress Heather Locklear arrives for an interview on December 3, 2008 (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Locklear had been in and out of rehab for years, but lately has been finding steady work and avoiding negative headlines.

Her next project is season two of Too Close to Home, which premieres Wednesday on TLC.

WATCH: Heather Locklear Slaps the President in 'Too Close to Home' Season 2 Premiere

On the show, Locklear plays First Lady Katelyn Christian, who takes control after catching her husband, President Christian (Matt Battaglia), having sex with Anna (Danielle Savre), a White House staffer.

Get caught up on Tyler Perry's soapy drama in the video below.

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