Speaking candidly with BBC's Radio 4, Tim Robbins said the trying times after his split with Susan Sarandon pushed him to record a collection of songs about the matter.
"A midlife crisis -- I think we all go through something, it's inevitable," Robbins, 51, is quoted in the Daily Telegraph. "It's when you pass 40, inherently we double our age when we think about life. You start thinking about how many years you've got left. 'What the hell am I doing here?' I asked myself. 'What is it that will make you happy? What is it you have not done that you will regret not doing?' "
HuffPost Entertainment is your one-stop shop for celebrity news, hilarious late-night bits, industry and awards coverage and more — sent right to your inbox six days a week. Learn more