Director Adam Shankman 'seeking treatment' in rehab, says his rep

By Gina DiFalco,

Director Adam Shankman has checked into rehab, his rep confirmed on Monday. He was seen out at an event on Sunday. His rep did not reveal the reason he’s seeking help.

“Adam Shankman is currently seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center," his rep said in a statement to Us Weekly. "His friends and family support him and wish him well on his journey to recovery."

The director of Hairspray and High School Musical was seen in Hollywood on Sunday at the Trevor Live L.A. event.

He took to Instagram to show a photo of himself at the event with some Glee stars; Jane Lynch, Darren Criss and American Idol’s Adam Lambert.

The Daily News notes among Shankman’s other accomplishments, he was producer and director of an event benefiting The Trevor Project called TrevorLive. He’s also worked on Tom Cruise’s Rock of Ages, Glee and served as a judge on competition show So You Think You Can Dance.

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