Nick Stahl Emails His Friends (But Not His Wife) To Let Them Know He's Alive
"Terminator 3" star Nick Stahl, who has been missing since May 9, sent out an email to his friends yesterday to let them know that he's totally okay and he's planning to go to rehab.Stahl's estranged wife Rose Murphy has been wringing her hands in the press over his disappearance, but she was left out of the email loop. Ouch. In his note to his other friends and family, he reassured them he was fine and apologized for scaring them by going MIA, according to TMZ. He said that he was getting treatment and would be out of contact for the next 30 days— but friends and family told TMZ they're skeptical he's on the right track.
Stahl has been wrestling with a drug and alcohol addiction, and his estranged wife said he had been frequenting Skid Row recently. Stahl would "disappear" from time to time but this month's was the longest she's gone without hearing from him. Murphy filed documents in court requesting that he only see their 2-year-old daughter Marlo under supervision after he offered proof he hadn't used drugs for 24 hours.
Stahl, 32, was best known for his role as the young John Connor in "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines." Stahl took over for Edward Furlong who also wrestled with drug addiction after 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," leading some to ponder whether there might be a "Terminator curse."