Adam Shankman Checks Into Rehab, "Seeking Treatment"

Celebrity News Dec. 9, 2013 AT 7:50PM
Adam Shankman Hairspray director Adam Shankman has checked into rehab, his rep confirms to Us Weekly. Credit: Paul Redmond/Getty Images

Adam Shankman is on the road to recovery. The 49-year-old director has checked into rehab, his rep confirms exclusively in a statement to Us Weekly.

PHOTOS: Celebrity rehab centers

"Adam Shankman is currently seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center," the statement said. "His friends and family support him and wish him well on his journey to recovery." 

PHOTOS: Celebrity health scares

On Sunday, Dec. 8, Shankman appeared to be in good spirits while attending the Trevor Live L.A. event in Hollywood. The Hairspray director posted a photo on Instagram of himself posing with Glee's Darren Criss, Jane Lynch and singer Adam Lambert.

PHOTOS: Zac Efron through the years

Shankman's good friend and Hairspray star Zac Efron recently completed his own stint in rehab. The 26-year-old actor secretly entered rehab this past spring to deal with alcohol and cocaine problems. Efron had "been struggling with this problem for years and finally realized he needed outside help," a source told Us of the High School Musical star at the time.

How we use your email
X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Us Weekly and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

comments powered by Disqus

ADVERTISEMENT