Robin Williams enters rehab

Aug 09, 2006 by Ian Evans

Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams has gone to rehab for alcohol abuse. According to his publicist, the comedian found himself drinking again after 20 years of sobriety.

According to the statement released by Mara Buxbaum, Williams “has decided to take proactive measures to deal with this for his own well-being and the well-being of his family. He asks that you respect his and his family’s privacy during this time. He looks forward to returning to work this fall to support his upcoming film releases.”

Williams can currently be seen in The Night Listener.