From left: Antonio Banderas and Ellen's mother, Betty, and Ellen DeGeneres
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05/20/2010 AT 08:40 AM EDT
"The whole family, we have been around her, and it is a good message for people that have that type of problem … There is nothing in the world that cannot be cured by love. That is the most important thing."
Antonio Banderas, on wife Melanie Griffith's successful battle to overcome
an addiction to painkillers, to Ellen DeGeneres
, on Thursday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show
– Stephen M. Silverman