Jeff Garlin, comic and former “The Goldbergs” star, reveals he has bipolar dysfunction

Comedian Jeff Garlin has been recognized with bipolar dysfunction, he shared in an Instagram submit Wednesday. 

“Bipolar is a m———–r,” the previous star of “The Goldbergs” wrote. “Sometimes it is simply an excessive amount of to take care of. I’m doing the very best I can. This the primary time that I’ve opened up about this.”

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Comedian Jeff Garlin visits SiriusXM Studios on Nov. 15, 2019, in New York City.

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Garlin’s announcement got here the identical day Season 10 of “The Goldbergs” premiered. The actor left the present final yr, in the course of the ninth season, after misconduct allegations have been leveled in opposition to him, based on Variety. His exit was a mutual resolution between Garlin and manufacturing, Variety reported on the time.

In an interview with Vanity Fair final yr, Garlin stated he was not fired from the present, however he stated HR had come to him “three years in a row” concerning his conduct on the present’s set.

“Well, to be sincere with you, there is no such thing as a story,” the 60-year-old stated. “We have a distinction of opinion, Sony and myself. Okay. My opinion is, I’ve my course of about how I’m humorous, when it comes to the scene and what I’ve to do. They really feel that it makes for a quote ‘unsafe’ workspace. Now, thoughts you, my silliness making an unsafe workspace — I do not perceive how that’s… I’m at all times a sort and considerate individual. I make errors, positive. But my comedy is about easing individuals’s ache. Why would I ever wish to trigger ache in anyone for fun? That’s bullying. That’s simply uncalled for.”

In the identical interview, Garlin apologized to his colleagues.

“And I’m sorry, I actually am sorry, to have harm anybody’s emotions, or made anybody really feel significantly uncomfortable. That’s for positive,” he stated.

Garlin additionally acts in and produces for HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He appeared on a number of episodes of “Arrested Development,” “Mad About You” and “Wizards of Waverly Place.”

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