Adding to the list of celebrities who check into rehab is David Duchovny. The actor who's best known for his starring role as Fox Mulder in TV series "The X Files", confirmed on Thursday, August 28 that he has entered a facility for none other than treatment of sex addiction.
Exclusively telling People about his rehabilitation, Duchovny issued a statement through his lawyer, Stanton "Larry" Stein, saying "I have voluntarily entered a facility for the treatment of sex addiction." He, furthermore, stated "I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation as a family."
Duchovny, 48, rose to international stardom starring as the conspiracy-minded FBI agent Fox Mulder on Fox network's paranormal thriller "The X-Files." The TV series spawn two big-screen spinoffs, the latest one titled "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" hit the theaters last month. He currently plays a womanizing writer on the cable television series "Californication."
Off screen, Duchovny has been married to actress wife Tea Leoni since May 1997. They are parents to two children; son Kyd Miller Duchovny and daughter Madelaine West Duchovny.