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David Arquette: "Nervous Breakdown" Comment Was a Joke

Actor David Arquette attends the 15th annual "GQ Men of the Year" party held at Chateau Marmont on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Michael Buckner/Getty Images for GQ

NEW YORK (CBS) David Arquette is setting the record straight after another interview with Howard Stern.

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In his latest interview with the radio show host on Wednesday, the "Scream" actor, 39, said that his psychologist, whom he sees once a week, believes he's having a "nervous breakdown."

But he is now taking it back, saying that the comment was just a joke.

He took to Twitter to clear up the misunderstanding.

"It is being reported that I'm having a Nervous Breakdown. I assure you am not. This stemmed from a joke I made on "The Howard Stern Show" and like many things in the Media it was mis-reported and sensationalized," Arquette posted.

It looks like Arquette won't be keeping quiet anytime soon, though.

"I always speak my mind and I really don't care what people that don't know me may say - I'm a good person with a huge heart," he added in a subsequent message. "I thank those that have been on my side during this rough time. What I do wish is that we all become more focused on the more important [things] in this world like ending the War in Afghanistan and getting our brave men and women back to their families and out of harms way. It's time for us to focus on Love and positivity in our world so that we can cultivate a culture of caring and creativity."

Joking aside, the actor did admit that he has taken up drinking and partying to ease his pain following his recent separation from Courteney Cox.

"I've been drinking a lot," Arquette told Stern. "[But I don't] want to go into all that, because it's really a personal, traumatic thing."

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