A representative for Catherine Zeta-Jones has confirmed that the Oscar and Tony-winning actress has checked into a mental health facility for treatment. “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. SheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s feeling great and looking forward to starting work this week on her two upcoming films.” A source told People, “Catherine has had deal with Michael’s illness and that’s been hard. She went in for a few days because she’s about to start working, and wanted to make sure she’s in top form, which she is.”
The Chicago actress has spoken about her frustration over husband Michael Douglas’ battle with cancer, saying “It makes me furious they didn’t detect it earlier.” After only making three movies since 2005’s The Legend Of Zorro, Zeta-Jones is scheduled to star in Playing The Field with Gerard Butler and Lay The Favorite with Bruce Willis next year.