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Before checking into facility, Catherine Zeta-Jones was all smiles

 

Nothing seemed amiss when Hollywood super couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones stepped out April 22 in NYC for the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Chaplin Award Gala. But on Monday the actress’ rep confirmed that the actress, 43, had “proactively” checked into a facility for her bipolar disorder. “Catherine was on his arm much of the time,” a fellow attendee of the gala told People. “She seemed really relaxed and happy. I saw her with a cocktail, and she was socializing.”

The move is apparently all about doctors monitoring her medication and keeping up to date on her condition (bipolar II disorder can cause severe mood swings and depression).

“Previously Catherine has said that she is committed to periodic care in order to manage her health in an optimum manner,” the rep, Cece Yorke, said in a statement.

Out & proud

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have managed to keep their relationship pretty secret thus far. But they couldn’t hide their affection during a surprise Rolling Stones concert at Echoplex in Los Angeles on Saturday. The two, who met on the set of 2011’s The Rum Diary, were photographed holding hands in the dark crowd. Last summer, Depp, 49, split from his partner of 14 years, French singer Vanessa Paradis following months of rumors. They have two kids. Heard, 27, has said she was bisexual.

Bump watch

Big lunch or is Jennifer Garner going for baby No. 4 with Ben Affleck? JustJared.com posted a picture of the 41-year-old actress at a track meet for daughter Seraphina, 4, on Sunday in the Pacific Palisades, and there was a definite bulge there. Garner, 41, gave birth to little Samuel in February 2012.

Back in business

Maria Shriver is headed back to NBC News. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s soon to be ex wife will join the network as a special anchor working on issues surrounding the shifting roles of women. Shriver started work at the network in 1986. In 2004, she left to concentrate on her role as first lady of California. L.A. will be her base.

Junk-food lover

Who’s too skinny? Not Denise Richards. The single mother of three complained to Extra that she’s been getting “flack” for her frame. To get back at her critics, Charlie Sheen’s ex tweeted a photo of a donut from the set of her ABC Family series, Twisted. “Yum! And yes, I ate it.”

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