Jordan Peterson: The Movie. JP enters rehab after wife’s cancer diagnosis. By the New York Post.
Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist and anti-political-correctness crusader, has checked himself in to rehab in New York, his daughter has revealed.
The “12 Rules for Life” author has sought help trying to get off the anti-anxiety drug clonazepam, his daughter Mikhaila Peterson said…
He tried to quit cold-turkey over the summer after his wife, Tammy Roberts, “miraculously” recovered from complications with a kidney surgery, Mikhaila said.
But he went through “horrific” physical withdrawal that has left him looking “like a lost puppy,” she said.
“He decided to check himself into a place because he didn’t want to stress mom out, wanted to get off of this as quickly as possible, and honestly needs the medical help,” said Mikhaila, who has used her YouTube channel to promote her all-meat “Lion Diet.”
Peterson’s travel schedule connected with his “Rules for Life” world book tour was hellishly demanding, and that alone — combined with a rapidly growing fame — would have brought most men stumbling to a halt. But if you also throw in a wife and childhood sweetheart’s life and death battle with cancer, it is no surprise that the man began showing some cracks in his armour.
Meanwhile, a movie about him is about to be released: