Tears of a Clown: What Happened to Owen Wilson?

What really happened to Owen Wilson?

That question has been burning up phone lines in Hollywood ever since the "Wedding Crashers" actor was rushed to the hospital Sunday after Santa Monica police officers responded to a medical aid call at his home.

One of his neighbors, Geoffrey White, told The Associated Press that a police car, ambulance and fire truck responded to Wilson's house around noon Sunday, wheeled out a stretcher and went inside the home.

Currently, Wilson is receiving care at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. After initial reports that his condition was serious, a spokesman for the hospital said that he is presently "in good condition."

Wilson was reportedly discovered at his home by his brother Andrew and treated there before being brought to the hospital.

According to "Entertainment Tonight," Wilson was at the hospital to undergo detoxification and was visited there by Andrew, younger brother Luke and his parents.

Wilson's publicist would not respond to reports that Wilson's wrists were slashed or that he had taken an overdose of pills.

The actor's representative issued a statement from the actor that read, "I respectfully ask that the media allow me to receive care and heal in private during this difficult time."

Seemingly Perfect Life

Meanwhile, his fans and colleagues were left to wonder how the perennially good-natured comedic actor, nicknamed "The Butterscotch Stallion" for his womanizing ways, could be struggling.

Wilson has been romantically linked to numerous women, from Demi Moore to Sheryl Crow, and reportedly has a healthy appetite for the night life. But since breaking up with actress Kate Hudson just before Memorial Day weekend, he's been much quieter.

The latest paparazzi sightings of him were in June, where he was seen walking with an unidentified woman. And one of People magazine's spies spotted him yachting in the Mediterranean early in August.

Wilson's current film project, "Tropic Thunder," is filming on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. An assistant for the film's production company could not say whether Wilson's hospitalization would interrupt filming of the movie, which also stars Wilson's frequent sidekick Ben Stiller.

It's not clear what difficulties Wilson is struggling with. Numerous comedians, from Jim Carrey to Sarah Silverman, have epitomized the cliche of the sad clown, struggling with depression.

Wire services contributed to this report.

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