'Mad Men' star Hamm has treatment for alcohol addiction


March 25, 2015 5:45AM (UTC)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokeswoman for "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm says the actor recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction.

Hamm had the support of his longtime partner, actress-filmmaker Jennifer Westfeldt, in his struggle, publicist Annett Wolf said in a statement Tuesday.

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The couple asks for privacy and sensitivity, the statement said. No further details were provided.

The disclosure, first reported by TMZ, came as the final season of the 1960s-set drama begins April 5 on AMC.

The 43-year-old Hamm plays Don Draper, a troubled advertising executive with a dark past. The role brought him stardom and repeated Emmy Award nominations.


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