has voluntarily entered a treatment facility to deal with sex addiction. The star of
(which now, sadly, carries a whole different connotation) told
that he requests "respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation."
This situation comes on the heels of a less-than-extraordinary performance for Duchovny's summer movie,
The X-Files: I Want to Believe
, for which Duchovny won a Golden Globe, is set to premiere its second season on Sept. 28. Ironically, a
brand-new promotional campaign
hitting (among other places) the New York City subway system proclaims his sexually promiscuous alter ego to be "In Way Too Deep." (
See photo here
.) A Showtime rep tells TVGuide.com, "We're not altering our second season promo plans - and that includes the subway ads."
Duchovny is married to actress
, with whom he has two children, 9-year-old West and 6-year-old Kyd.
In the following video (at the 0:45 mark), Duchovny speaks with TVGuide.com about his role on
Nothing Pleasurable About Real-Life Sex Addiction
David Duchovny Talks Sex and Addiction