"Michael is getting some much needed rest and relaxation,” March told TheWrap, echoing the same line that Mike’s rep has been repeating. “That's about it. I know there's conflicting reports out there, but, I'm sorry, I can't help the rumor mill."
While Marc wouldn’t delve into details about his brothers strange R&R trip, he stressed the “respect our privacy” line that is often used by celebrities entering rehab, going through divorces, and other non-positive news.
“[Mike is] getting ready for the next Jersey Shore,'" Marc said. . "So, really, please … that's about it. We've stated the same thing over and over again, and to many media outlets, and we respect everyone greatly. And I believe we deserve the same respect."
Mike’s behavior over the past year have pointed to signs of a possible drug abuse problem. During Season 5 he was repeatedly seen acting paranoid, sweating, and, in one episode, getting oddly obsessed with a campfire.