Tim Robbins Admits to Post-Breakup "Midlife Crisis"

The actor opens up about his tough transition after splitting from longtime love Susan Sarandon

After his split last summer from Susan Sarandon, his partner of 23 years, Tim Robbins was left with the daunting task of starting a new chapter in his life. So, the actor/musician turned to music as an emotional outlet.

Robbins poured his heartbreak into a new album -- set to be released later this year -- filled with songs about the experience. "I was thinking about calling it 'The Midlife Crisis Album', but then I thought that's not going to sell any copies," he jokes in an interview with the BBC Radio 4. "Then I thought, 'How about Songs of Love and Misery'?"

Though he seems to have a sense of humor about the breakup, Robbins, 51, says he's had a tough transition. "A midlife crisis -- I think we all go through something, it's inevitable," he says. "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?'"

And while his ex reportedly has a new, much younger, boyfriend, Robbins says he's still looking for love.

"Let's hope it's out there," says the actor, who has two children with Sarandon.

A new romance may be closer than we think, as Robbins was seen hanging with a new gal pal in North Carolina on Friday.

Do you think Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon could get back together? Chime in below!

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