John Mulaney appeared on Seth Meyers’ late night time present Tuesday to open up concerning the highs and lows he skilled within the final year, together with a stint in rehab for cocaine and alcohol abuse.
Among the revelations: Meyers helped stage an intervention for Mulaney, who’s an in depth good friend and fellow “Saturday Night Live” alum.
Mulaney stated he was purported to be going out to dinner with an previous faculty good friend the night time the intervention befell, and when he opened the door to the good friend’s residence, he knew what was happening “right away.”
“That’s how bad of a drug problem I had, that when I opened the door and saw people, I went, ‘This is probably an intervention,’” Mulaney quipped.
“I needed to be the smartest person in the room, even at the intervention,” the “Comeback Kid” comic continued. “So I remember saying to all of you, ‘Before you all read your letter, I have a drug problem and I need help,’ just to scoop you.”
Mulaney stated that he was “so mad” at his mates on the time, as a result of he “wanted to continue using drugs.”
“Sitting here tonight, I’m so grateful to you and to everyone there for saving my life, OK? That night I was not grateful,” he instructed Meyers, who was the primary particular person he noticed when he walked by the door.
Following rehab, Mulaney and his then-wife, Anna Marie Tendler, introduced that they have been divorcing in May. Tendler stated she was “heartbroken” over Mulaney’s “decision to end our marriage.”
Mulaney talked about his ex-wife throughout his look on Tuesday, whereas describing the occasions of the previous few months and saying that he was having a child together with his girlfriend, actor Olivia Munn.
“Since last September ― I went to rehab in September, OK ― I got out in October, I move out of my home from my ex-wife, I host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on Halloween, I relapse on drugs after the show,” Mulaney stated whereas itemizing off his timeline and saying he went to rehab once more.
“In the spring I went to Los Angeles and met and started to date a wonderful woman named Olivia,” he stated, later including, “Olivia and this baby have helped save me from myself in this early journey out of recovery.”
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