Catherine Zeta Jones
A furious Michael Douglas chats with Oprah in an episode airing next week, in which he discusses his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones' struggle with bipolar disorder, and says she was "outed" in her illness.
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Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones appears on the cover of the May issue of People magazine and speaks out about her bipolar II disorder. "It affects millions of people and I am one of them."
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Days before Catherine Zeta-Jones checked into a mental clinic to be treated for a bipolar disorder, the actress flew to Wales to see her parents, Patricia and David, according to the Daily Mail. After staying with her mother and father for a few days, the trio flew back to New York where they're "looking after the children and maintaining some sense of normality," a source revealed.
Catherine spent five days in Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut, which sits on a lush 45-acre green countryside. After being treated at the exclusive clinic, she is said to be home with Michael, 66, and their children Dylan, 10, and Carys, 7. It's unknown if her parents are still in NYC.
"Extra" Lifechanger Dr. Drew Pinsky says Catherine Zeta-Jones is taking the right steps to get better, after she revealed her struggle with bipolar II disorder. The doc shared his thoughts on her illness and explained, "Certainly stress played a role in this. Catherine Zeta-Jones is a very strong person."
The actress faced a difficult year as she took care of husband Michael Douglas, who battled and overcame throat cancer. The couple also experienced a scary public scuffle with paparazzi in London, with Jones claiming a photographer had punched her. Dr. Drew reveals people with bipolar disorder can become disturbed and stressed quite easily. "They have delicate chemistry. That can tip them off the scale."
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Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has sought help for a bipolar disorder.
"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 told "Extra" in a statement. "She's feeling great and looking forward to starting work this week this week on her two upcoming films."
Back from her trip to London, where Oscar-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace, she stepped out on the red carpet in diamonds and white fur. The regal star was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Welsh Society of New York. Pointing to her exquisite bracelet, Catherine revealed, "Kirk Douglas bought this for my step mother-in-law, and the earrings."
Although Jones' royal welcome and lifetime achievement award were the day's highlight, her favorite topic is her husband Michael -- who managed a miraculous recovery from cancer. She beamed, "He's looking gorgeous! You think I'm pretty? You should see him!"