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“Star Wars” child star Jake Lloyd in psychiatric facility after “psychotic break” due to schizophrenia – Perez Hilton – Monomaxos

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“Star Wars” child star Jake Lloyd in psychiatric facility after “psychotic break” due to schizophrenia – Perez Hilton

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Jake LloydHis mother finally gives an update on the former child actor's life since then war of stars.

The 35-year-old who is known for his role as the young Anakin Skywalker The Phantom Menace 1999 has been pretty quiet since he graced the big screen and became a household name war of stars Fans everywhere. But according to his mother Lisa LloydThat's because he struggled with his mental health behind closed doors.

In an interview with Scripps news In a study released Monday, Jake's mother said he struggled with classes even in high school. This eventually led to him dropping out of college. As 2008 began, he was back home in Indiana with his family. Then he had some seriously worrying symptoms, such as hallucinating people with “black eyes” or believing he was having conversations with them Jon Stewart through his television. Doctors eventually diagnosed him as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.

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Since then, the child star has struggled to come to terms with his diagnosis. According to his mother, he was even arrested in 2015 for causing a car accident. Ten months later, however, after his sister's death, he was released from prison Madison Lloyd In 2018, it was said that Jake was unable to “deal with it.” This sent him into a downward spiral again. His mother remembered how in March last year the war of stars The actress suffered what she called a “full-blown psychotic breakdown” while driving home one day:

“He said he wanted to park the car. And he parked the car in the middle of the three lanes and we were in the middle lane. There was a lot of screaming and yelling… The police came and asked Jake a few questions. He talked to them, but none of it made any sense. It was all word salad.”

So scary…

Jake was hospitalized that same day and ultimately transferred to a psychiatric rehabilitation center two months later. And luckily things are looking up. Lisa said it was now ten months into his 18-month stay and he had made “remarkable” progress so far:

“He is doing much better than I expected. He's getting better with people and becoming a bit more social, which is really nice. It's like having more of the old Jake back because he was always incredibly social until he became schizophrenic.”

Wonderful news! And so far war of starsShe says he's still a big fan:

“He loves everything new war of stars Things. People think Jake hates war of stars. He loves to.”

Aww. We send Jake so much love and support! We're happy to hear he's getting the help he needs.

[Image via Lucasfilm/YouTube/Joseph Marzullo/WENN]

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