Several reports online today report that Catherine Zeta Jones has checked herself into Silver Hill Hospital near New Canaan, Connecticut (pictured below).
With her husband, Michael Douglas, now cancer free, the ‘Zorro’ actress checked herself into the mental health facility on April 6th for undisclosed reasons.
Sources say Catherine’s problems came around the same time as it was confirmed the actress quit as a patron of a South Wales film festival amid being criticized by visitors.
The Hollywood star’s decision to disassociate herself from the Swansea Bay Film Festival follows the resignation of actor Michael Sheen.
He resigned as vice president of the festival last month.
Festival organizers declined to comment on Zeta Jones’s withdrawal of her patronage.
Unhappiness with the event surfaced after one festival-goer, American filmmaker Steve Rosen, made a documentary about the festival, describing it as “unquestionably the worst event of its kind.”
Zeta Jones’s American representation has now announced that the Swansea-born actress is no longer associated with the festival, and her image has been removed from their website. More at the source
Whatever’s going on with Catherine – I hope she gets better soon!
UPDATE: People now confirms the report – Catherine is being treated for bipolar disorder!
Catherine Zeta-Jones, who has been by husband Michael Douglas’s side during his cancer fight, has sought mental health treatment for herself, her rep says.
“After dealing with the stress of the past year, Catherine made the decision to check in to a mental health facility for a brief stay to treat her Bipolar II Disorder,” the rep says in a statement. “She’s feeling great and looking forward to starting work this week this week on her two upcoming films.”