Jeff Garlin I’m sharing a new side of myself after a difficult few months.
As Perezcious readers know, the actor has given up on his popularity ABC Comedy The Goldbergs the middle of Season 9 last December – reported to be in the middle of the scene! His exit comes amid an investigation into his alleged bad behavior on set. Now, on the same night that comedy returns to television with a brand new season – without his beloved character, Murray Goldberg – he decided to go public about his personal life!
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Jeff has come Instagram on Wednesday to speak publicly for the first time:
“Bipolar is a mother ker. Sometimes it’s just too much to deal with. I’m doing the best I can. This is my first time opening up about this. #bipolar ”
Bipolar disorder is a manic, depressive mental health disorder that can cause major changes in mood and energy levels. National Institute of Mental Health. Several other stars have shared about living with disorder in the past, including Selena Gomez, Kanye West, Bebe Rexhaand Mariah Carey. We’re sorry to hear he’s struggling with it! It’s great to see him opening up…however, we can’t help but notice the timing of things!
The mental health revelation comes just hours before the premiere of season 10 of The Goldbergs has been broadcast. To make up for Jeff’s departure, his character was killed between seasons. In August, the producer Alex Barnow told Weekly entertainment:
“This is going to be a family that can’t reconcile the fact that their father is gone but has moved and has dealt with a lot of that. It’s an opportunity for this interesting emotional background to the way people are behaving. “
The decision to kill Murray was forced after Jeff left the series in 2021. Theo Limit line at the time, the comedian had left the series amid allegations of misconduct on set, including “extremely verbal and emotional abuse” towards co-workers. The 60-year-old man then told Vanity Fair an incident involving his use of the word “vagina” on set. According to the report, a camera assistant filed a complaint about this particular incident, which led to Jeff allegedly retaliated by using the word more. He insisted it was just “silly.”
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Another source from the argument set Curb your enthusiasm the star abuses her power, especially by threatening, shaming, and belittling a couple who worked together on the show. Because he passed away so suddenly, a Double body was used to complete his scenes last season, although it didn’t go well with fans! One viewer argued:
“They should cancel The Goldbergs or killing Jeff Garlin’s character because the alternatives they used this season didn’t work. “
They should cancel The Goldbergs or kill Jeff Garlin’s character because the alternatives they’ve used this season don’t work. pic.twitter.com/EgG4so6rIA
– Noel Murray (@NoelMu) March 14, 2022
Star Wendi McLendon-Coveywho plays Murray’s wife, Beverly Goldberg, hit back at the criticism, arguing:
“This season has given us a hard time because a.) It’s hard to put together someone who doesn’t want to be there and wants to leave mid-scene, and b.) We don’t plan to rewrite the second half of the season. We are doing our best. “
They have started the race with a new season. Hopefully he gets all the help he needs to feel more in control of his diagnosis.
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