Saturday, March 3, 2012

'Hawaii Five-0': Alex O'Loughlin to take brief break for treatment

Matt Carter
TV Examiner

It's hard not to admire Alex O'Loughlin after hearing this new bit of news concerning the actor. Rather than try to sweep a problem under the rug, the actor's representative have announced publicly that he will (per Deadline) be taking a brief break from "Hawaii Five-0" (likely just one episode) in order to seek some treatment for what is being destricbed as treatment following a shoulder injury:

“Alex is taking a short break from Hawaii Five-0 to receive supervised treatment for prescription pain medication due to a recent shoulder injury.”

CBS has also released a full statement, and in it they are making sure that their support for O'Loughlin is evident:

“We respect and support Alex’s decision. Everyone at CBS Television Studios and Hawaii Five-0 wishes him well, and we look forward to his return.”



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