looking back. John Mulaney Reflecting on his sobriety journey – including a difficult intervention before his 2020 rehab stay.
“I remember going into my intervention. I just went to my drug dealer’s apartment and finally found the right balance,” East Saturday night Live The author, 40, reminisced during Tuesday, April 18, on the “This Past Weekend with Theo Vaughn” podcast. “A Pocket All Coke. One pocket all Xanax and I was like ‘I’ve done it. I have reached equilibrium.’”
After arriving back home, Mulaney recalled that he opened his front door and found “a bunch of people” waiting for him. After they began discussing their concerns over her alcohol and drug use, the Illinois native insisted she “hadn’t used drugs” in several days.
“I went, ‘Look I’m sober now. Look at me, I’m sober now,’ I kept saying,” Mulaney added on Tuesday.
John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch The alum got sober in September 2005 after a long battle with substance abuse. Several years later, Mulaney had a relapse. He eventually checked himself into a rehab facility in December 2020 after intervention.
A source exclusively revealed, “He’s had too much time in his own head.” us weekly At that time, in view of his then wife, Anna Marie Tenderler, and his family was relieved when he agreed to undergo treatment. “John has always engaged in his sobriety. The relapse got ugly, but it was her choice to go to rehab that saved her life.
baby so beautiful The comedian left the institute after about three months, in February 2021, shortly before the 37-year-old parted ways with Tendulkar. (Their divorce was finalized in January 2022.)
“I packed a lot into this [last year], … I went to rehab in September, I got out in October, I moved out of my house with my ex-wife,” Mulaney opened up about his experiences in September 2021 late night with seth meyersCredited Meyers, 41, for staging his 2020 intervention,
Stand-up comedian hooks up with actress after leaving rehab Olivia Munn In May 2021. during late night segment, Mulaney confirmed that the pair were expecting their first child together.
“Olivia and this baby have helped save me from myself in this early journey of recovery,” he recalled to Meyers at the time.
Munn and Mulaney, 42, welcomed their son, Malcolm, in November 2021. big mouth Voice actor romance with ex daily show The reporters, as well as the pair, who are first-time parents, have become motivating points for Mulaney to stay calm.
A second source exclusively revealed, “Olivia has really been his rock post-rehab and has been super supportive.” We In June 2022. “Being a dad has definitely changed his outlook on life knowing he has another human being to take care of him so he wants to be the best dad he can be and just be healthy and be there for him “
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