'Real Housewives' star Luann De Lesseps to enter rehab following drunken arrest

Luann De Lesseps is going to rehab after her arrest last week, the “Real Housewives of New York City” star said on Twitter Friday.

“After the events last Saturday night in Palm Beach, I am truly embarrassed,” she said. “I have decided to seek professional guidance and will be voluntarily checking into an alcohol treatment center. I intend to turn this unfortunate incident into a positive life changing event.”

“Once again, I sincerely apologize for my actions,” her tweet continued. “I have the greatest respect for police officers and the job they do. My actions alleged in the police report do not reflect my core values and my law abiding character. I am so grateful for the love and support that I am receiving from my family, friends and loyal supporters.”

De Lesseps was arrested in Palm Beach, Fla., on Christmas Eve on charges of battery on an officer, disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest with violence and two corruption by threat charges, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

De Lesseps rose to fame in 2008 on the Bravo show, which recently wrapped up its ninth season. Born in Connecticut, she earned the title of “Countess” when she wed French Count Alexandre de Lesseps in 1993. They divorced in 2009, and she re-married in 2016 to Tom D’Agostino Jr., sacrificing her noble title. De Lesseps announced their divorce in August.

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PALM BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 24: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Best quality available) In this handout provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Reality TV Personality Luann de Lesseps poses for her booking photo after being charged with battery of an officer, public intoxication, resisting an officer and threatening a public servant on December 24, 2017 in Palm Beach, Florida. de Lesseps was released and is set to return to court on January 25, 2018. (Photo by Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: Luann De Lesseps and Kim Heirston Evans attend A Christmas Cheer Holiday Party 2017 Hosted by George Farias, Anne and Jay McInerney at The Doubles Club on December 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Luann De Lesseps attends DailyMail.com & DailyMailTV Holiday Party with Flo Rida on December 6, 2017 at The Magic Hour in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Daily Mail)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: TV personality Luann de Lesseps attends the 'Meteor Shower' Broadway opening night at the Booth Theatre on November 29, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
CORAL GABLES, FL - OCTOBER 4: Luann de Lesseps at the American Red Cross South Florida Spectrum Awards kick off reception at Lilly Pulitzer Boutique at Merrick Park on October 4, 2017 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Manny Hernandez / Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Luann De Lesseps attends Fashion Does Drag Ball at The McKittrick Hotel on September 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Ostuni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: Luann de Lesseps attends the 2017 Hampton Classic Horse Show Grand Prix competition on September 3, 2017 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JULY 29: (L-R) LuAnn de Lesseps, Kelly Killoren Bensimon and Gizelle Bryant attend the Jill Zarin's 5th Annual Luxury Luncheon on July 29, 2017 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
WATERMILL, NY - JULY 29: Luann DeLesseps D'Agostino attends the 20th Annual Super Saturday to benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance at Nova's Ark Project on July 29, 2017 in Watermill, New Yor (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/WireImage)
WATER MILL, NY - JULY 28: Tom D'Agostino Jr. and Luann de Lesseps attend Alzheimer's Association Hosts Rita Hayworth Gala Hamptons Kickoff Event at Private Residence on July 28, 2017 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: LuAnn de Lesseps are seen in Soho on July 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Jeff Lewis (L) and Luann de Lesseps attend 'The Real Housewives Of New York City' Season 9 Premiere Party at The Attic Rooftop Lounge on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04: Candace Bushnell, Luann de Lesseps and Patricia Hearst Shaw attend Verdura Celebrates the Hearst Castle Preservation Foundation at Verdura Showroom on April 4, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: Luann de Lesseps and Tom D�Agostin attend the 2017 Tribeca Ball at the New York Academy of Art on April 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: LuAnn de Lesseps attends the New York Academy of Art Tribeca Ball Honoring Will Cotton at New York Academy of Art on April 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 09: Tv Personality Luann de Lesseps and Nicole Nadeau attend the MTV RE:DEFINE 2017 - Parivate Preview And Auction Launch at Great Jones Studio on March 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Tom D�Agostino Jr. and Luann de Lesseps attend the Nicole Miller collection Front Row during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 2, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images For New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Luann de Lesseps attends the Nicole Miller Fall 2017 After Party on February 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Tom D'Agostino and wife Luann de Lesseps pose at the Opening Night of 'Sunset Boulevard'on Broadway at The Palace Theatre on February 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Luann de Lesseps attends the Nicole Miller collection Front Row during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 2, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images For New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) TV personality Luann de Lesseps visits the SiriusXM Studios on October 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Reality star Luann De Lesseps attends Build Series to discuss 'Does This Make My Butt Look Big?' at AOL HQ on October 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic)
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