Give Shaun Weiss this — he’s received a helluva humorousness. Check out how the man who performed Goldberg in “The Mighty Ducks” introduced checking into rehab.
Shaun posted an emotional but in addition hilarious message Tuesday on Facebook asserting he’s checked right into a long-term rehab heart. TMZ broke the story … Shaun was busted earlier this month for public intoxication. Shaun spent a couple of hours within the drunk tank and, although he wasn’t cited, his arrest did produce this extremely unhappy mug shot that had his followers feeling bummed for him.
Shaun wrote, “At this time, in an effort to break free from the self destructive patterns of behavior and drug abuse that have landed me at rock bottom, (to be real… BELOW rock bottom. Even rock bottom is like ‘holy sh!t, how’d you get all the way down there?’) I have checked in to a well reguarded, long term rehabilitation center. I have surrendered to the reality that without immediate treatment my life is in eminant danger. My spirit was until recently depleted, weak and shrouded by darkness has been renewedby the overwhelming out-pouring of love and support from fans of my early work as an actor.”
He went on to thank followers and even cherished all of the meals they have been dishing him. He mentioned, “Reaching out to me not only on-line, but in person. Everywhere I go, morning, noon and night, folks whom I’ve never met before approach me with big smiles and hugs, invigorating encouragement, even food. And not junk, the good stuff, grandma’s stuffed peppa’s.”
“I hear tales about how a lot Heavyweights or the Ducks motion pictures impacted their lives or helped them by way of laborious instances or simply made them snort time and again. Such a testomony to all of the blood, sweat and tears everyone put into these flicks throughout that magical time over 20 years in the past. Please consider how medicinal these private exchanges are for me. Even in case you suppose I’m the knuckle-puck man or the fats child from ‘Hook’. In the midst of my most difficult instances your assist is giving me the power I have to embark down the lengthy street to restoration.
Shaun’s stand-up continued, as a result of he wrote, “(Self…please, DO NOT type the next line)” earlier than scripting this, “Guys, you ARE the wind beneath my wings. (OMG… you went there. A flying V/ Duck refference ON TOP of a throw-back to classic Bette Midler?… you promised you’d be sober when you wrote this…).”
He clearly received a kick outta scripting this.
Shaun completed his submit, saying, “Losing the privalage to share life with you is heavier than the guilt I need to carry. I ask not for forgiveness, not for one more likelihood or keys to your OTHER automotive. However, in realizing the transformation I’m striving for is past my very own thoughts and physique, I do search your prayers. If you’ll.
“Let me thank a few without whom I’d have already been the subject of the lowest rated E true Hollywood story ever.” Shaun thanked household, associates and a nurse at UCLA who helped him proof his submit.
Get effectively, Shaun!!