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Mariah Carey's ex James Packer hospitalized at a $5,000-a-night mental health facility

Junie Sihlangu
Mar 27, 2018
06:58 A.M.

The casino-mogul has quit as the director of his casinos. James Packer has also admitted himself into a psychiatric hospital.

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According to Entertainment Daily, he checked into the facility on March 25, 2018. It appears as though he’s been dealing with mental health issues for a long time.

Mariah Carey's former fiancé James Packer, 50, resigned as director of his casino empire Crown Resorts Limited. He made that decision because of "mental health issues” that he was battling.

Packer then checked into a $5,000-a-night mental health facility which is outside of Boston on Thursday night. Mail Online, published pictures where Packer could be seen walking the grounds of The Pavilion at McLean Hospital while smoking a cigarette.

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The publication reported that Packer had a "pensive look" on his face as he walked through the snow outside the facility before a friend visited. The visitor, a woman, was described as a family friend.

The casino owner has received a lot of support from his family and friends since making his mental health struggle public last week. His mother, Roslyn Packer, reportedly flew to Boston to be with him as he checked into the facility.

“Mr. Packer is suffering from mental health issues. At this time he intends to step back from all commitments."

The spokesman for Packer, Entertainment Daily, March 26, 2018

Packer was believed to be spending two weeks at the facility for tests and treatments. The Pavilion at McLean is described as one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the US.

His treatment comes after his company released a brief statement to the media on March 21, 2018, about his decision to step down. Packer has reportedly suffered from depression and anxiety for a number of years.

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In October 2016, the Australian billionaire split from Carey. The highly-publicized breakup put a very private Packer in the spotlight.

The breakup reportedly cost Packer between $6 million and $13 million. Before checking into the facility, the casino owner reportedly made multiple attempts to reconcile with his second wife, Erica Baxter.

The former couple shares three children together and have remained on good terms following their divorce.

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