"High School Musical" Director Adam Shankman Checks Into Rehab

The director behind Hairspray and Rock of AgesAdam Shankman, has checked into rehab, CB! has confirmed.

"Adam Shankman is currently seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center," Shankman’s rep said in a statement as first reported by Us Weekly. "His friends and family support him and wish him well on his journey to recovery."

The 49-year-old Hollywood hit-maker just attended the Trevor Live L.A. event Sunday where he spoke to Celebuzz about his excitement for the show he’s produced for years: “I am excited for the audience to hear the vocal performances," said Shankman, "which I can’t say thank you enough to my friends who are coming out to do this. But man, their singing, whoa b***h, it’s crazy pants!

“She is a hero,” he added of Trevor Hero Award honoree Jane Lynch. “She is totally herself, she speaks her truth, she hides nothing, she maintains an incredibly optimistic, positive attitude toward life in this very difficult business living her life in an honest way. She’s a superhero to me.”

Just three months ago news surfaced that Shankman’s HSM star, Zac Efron, sought treatment for alcohol abuse.

 

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