The 38-year-old actor was admitted to St. Johns Health Center in Santa Monica and was later transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Wilson hasn’t respond directly to the rumour yet, but asked for some privacy instead… “I respectfully ask that the media allow me to receive care and heal in private during this difficult time,” the actor said in a statement released by his publicist on Monday.
While Kate Hudson was reveling in her new romance with Dax Shepard (the two were photographed making out in an L.A. grocery store over the weekend), her ex Owen Wilson was hitting rock bottom. A depressed Wilson visited St. Monica church in his neighborhood on August 23, out of either devotion or desperation. Three days later, actor Luke Wilson, 35, found his brother in his Santa Monica, California, home with his left wrist slashed, having ingested a quantity of pills.
Owen, 38, who was immediately rushed to the hospital, is now recovering on the eighth floor of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where one staffer was overheard saying to another,
While the news stunned Owen’s fans, members of his and Hudson’s inner circles were reportedly all too aware of his private struggles with depression and addiction to cocaine and heroin. (A rep for Owen adamantly denies the actor has ever used heroin or cocaine.)
According to sources close to the actor, his downward spiral only worsened after his June split from Hudson, 28. “We always thought he was just too fun-loving, but now it’s obvious he was just dealing with way too much to handle,” says a family friend.
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