John Mulaney Will Spend Christmas, New Year in Rehab

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John Mulaney comes across as clean-cut, wholesome and like he’s never broken a rule in his life. But he’s a stand-up comic and that’s not a job you get from being well-adjusted. Mulaney has actually been very open about the fact that he’s an addict who first got sober in his early 20s.

Now John is having some issues and Page Six reports he’s checked himself into a Pennsylvania rehab clinic for 60 days to get himself sober again because the pandemic has been hard on everyone.

A source exclusively confirmed to Page Six that the 38-year-old golden boy of comedy checked into a Pennsylvania rehab facility this past weekend. The source said, “John’s friends and family are happy that he’s finally getting some help and focusing on his health. His fans know he’s struggled in the past with sobriety, he has talked about it openly. Unfortunately he has struggled again during the pandemic. He’s on board with his recovery, he’s not fighting against rehab.”

It’s good to hear he’s getting help, you don’t want to end up running around half-naked in your neighbor’s bushes like Margot Kidder.

The last time I told that joke Margot Kidder got very mad at me and wanted me to know she was crazy and not a drug addict, and also that she had a Google alert for her name and nothing to do in her last days but wait for it.

Mulaney started drinking when he was 12 and managed to stay sober once reviews for his Fox show, Mulaney, started coming in, so the pandemic must have been really rough on him. He had even taken a job writing for Late Night with Seth Meyers to give him some structure; I can’t imagine a worse hell than writing for late-night television and I do this for a living.

Do wish John well, he’s a hell of a stand-up comic and I hope he can get back to it as soon as he’s healthy.

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