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Adam Shankman Checks Into Rehab — ‘Hairspray’ Director In Treatment

Mon, December 9, 2013 9:37pm EDT by 2 Comments
Adam Shankman Rehab
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The 49-year-old director and ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ judge has checked into rehab.

Adam Shankman is “seeking treatment” at a rehabilitation center for undisclosed issues, his rep revealed on Dec. 9.

Adam Shankman In Rehab — ‘Hairspray’ Director ‘Seeking Treatment’

Adam, who has directed such films as Rock of Ages, A Walk to Remember and the 2007 remake of Hairspray, is confronting his issues head-on.

“Adam Shankman is currently seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center,” his rep said in a statement to Us Weekly. “His friends and family support him and wish him well on his journey to recovery.”

It’s unclear what Adam is seeking treatment for, but we’re so glad he is getting professional help for whatever he’s going through. We hope he heals as quickly as possible.

Adam Shankman’s Friend Zac Efron Checks Into Rehab

Adam is following in the footsteps of his close friend, Hairspray star, Zac Efron, who completed his own stint in rehab in September. Hopefully rehab will be as helpful for Adam as it was for Zac.

Adam seemed cheerful when he was spotted at the Trevor Live L.A. event in Hollywood, Calif. in on Dec. 8, according to Us. The popular and multi-talented director, choreographer and actor posted a photo on Instagram of himself at the event with singer Adam Lambert and Glee stars Darren Criss and Jane Lynch. It’s good to know that Adam has such a strong support system of friends to help him through this difficult time.

— Tierney McAfee

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