After months of run-ins with the law and a public relations crisis spiral for Warner Bros., Glow star Ezra Miller decided to seek treatment to counter a self-proclaimed “period of intense crisis”.
A week after non-binary identifier Miller was charged with burglary by Vermont law enforcement, the Justice League alum said in a statement today that “having recently gone through a period of intense crisis, I now understand that I suffer from complex mental health issues and have begun ongoing treatment.”
“I want to apologize to everyone I have alarmed and upset with my past behavior,” they added. “I am committed to doing the work necessary to return to a healthy, safe and productive stage of my life.”
Monday’s sudden move follows at least two months of long-running efforts by Miller AAC agent, Warner Bros and other very close colleagues, friends and family to encourage them to seek help. Maybe tip the scales, August 7, Miller was served a subpoena in Vermont Superior Court, Bennington Criminal Division, Sept. 26, for arraignment on burglary charge.
While the planned release of the high-testing Glow next June has never been in great peril so far, Miller’s flurry of altercations and questionable actions from Hawaii at Iceland to Germany and green mountain state led many to wonder when the next fast shoe was going to drop. Knowing they wouldn’t have a $200 million movie without Miller, who is in nearly every scene in the DC pic, the Warner Bros brass have been talking with the actor and their reps for weeks about a more “pro-active” mental health strategy. for the interpreter.
‘It’s not about business, it’s about a human being clearly suffering,’ an executive told Deadline Tonight about the influence the David Zaslav-led company has tried to wield. bring to Miller’s situation.
While the viral video of Miller apparently choking a customer at a Reykjavik bar in April never led to charges, the actor has been arrested twice in the 50th US state. An arrest in April was for second degree assault. In addition to Hawaii and Vermont fees, fantastic beasts Vet Miller faced allegations of sexual abuse. There was also a temporary harassment prevention order they received in recent months from a 12-year-old child and mother in Greenfield, MA after they claimed the actor had threatened them. Additionally, the parents of 18-year-old Tokata Iron Eyes filed a protective order against Miller, accusing them of grooming and brainwashing the teen – a situation the girl in question vehemently denied.
Miller first appeared as Barry Allen /the flash in 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. They then appeared in suicide squadappeared in Justice Leagueand made a brief appearance in the Peacemaker finale earlier this year with Aquaman (Jason Momoa). Andy Muschietti’s big budget crossed out Glow packed at the end of last year. Some pickup filming was done over the summer of this year as final post-production draws to a close.
Variety first broke news of Miller’s mental health treatment decision today.