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Joe Manganiello had drinking problem

Joe Manganiello had drinking problem

Dec 19 2013, 8:28pm CST | by

Joe Manganiello's life was "in ruins" because of alcohol. The 'True Blood' hunk was drinking for much of his 20s and felt he was a "ticking time bomb" who wouldn't have made it if he didn't turn his...

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Joe Manganiello had drinking problem

Dec 19 2013, 8:28pm CST | by

Joe Manganiello's life was "in ruins" because of alcohol.

The 'True Blood' hunk was drinking for much of his 20s and felt he was a "ticking time bomb" who wouldn't have made it if he didn't turn his life around.

Joe, now 36, told RadarOnline.com: "I was drinking long before I moved to Los Angeles. When you're young and you are successful at a young age, and you have negative habits, the success validates in your mind everything you're doing across the board.

"I think the Sheriff's department shook me. They knocked on my door and gave me five minutes to collect my belongings before they changed the locks on me. My car got impounded and auctioned off. It wasn't one thing necessarily, but a whole bunch of things.

"I was at a place where I needed to quit drinking. And it had been a long time coming and I was hurting myself and hurting other people around me and it just became the time to stop. My life was in ruins and I needed to start walking my way back out of those ruins."

The actor - famed for his muscular body - has now been sober for 11 years and says the vampire drama he stars in has been one of his main motivations to keep in top shape.

He added: "The role of Alcide on 'True Blood' was an opportunity to push myself and see what I could possibly become.

"There was no gun to my head, nobody forced me to do any of this. It was basically at 33 years old, what do you want the rest of your life to look like? Do you want to know what you're capable of or not? And I used it as my motivator."

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Jul 10 2014 9:30pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Sofia Vergara is all smiles while making her way through LAX Airport on Thursday (July 10) in Los Angeles. The Modern Family actress celebrated her 42nd birthday that day and unfortunately she was not nominated for an Emmy Award in the morning. Sofia has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the show for the past four years. In case you missed it, find out what Sofia‘s Modern Family co-stars had to say about her ...
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Sizzling & Sexy Sofia Vergara Turns 42 Today! Can't Believe It? Here Are 15 Other AH-Mazing Facts About Her That Will SHOCK You!

Jul 10 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: PerezHilton

¡Ay, caramba! Sofia Vergara turns 42 today, which is inconceivable! The Modern Family actress doesn't look a day over 25, something most women her age can't say --- and that's why we love her! Although many may feel like they know a lot about this Columbian goddess, we've dug deep in the depths of her career to find things that many come as a surprise to many diehard fans. Read up, Joe Manganiello, because we've ...
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Jul 10 2014 4:12am CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Sofia Vergara turns 42 today, and we're celebrating with a look at her hottest bikini snaps. The Modern Family star knows how to flaunt her curves in a two-piece whether she's lounging on a tropical beach with loved ones or posing for a steamy shoot. She likes to share her own personal bikini shots as well and now that she's dating Joe Manganiello, we might be in for even more steamy beach pictures! Click through to see all of Sofia's best bikini mom ...
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Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin on the cover of 'Entertainment Weekly' for True Blood.

Jun 18 2014 11:24am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Viewers will need to savor these last few drops of Blood. In just a few weeks, production will wrap for good on HBO’s True Blood after seven ­seasons (the final batch of episodes begin Sunday at 9 p.m.). In the most ­basic terms, the show — based on the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris and created for TV by Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) — follows half-faerie waitress Sookie (Anna Paquin) and her relationship with gentlemanly vampire Bill (Stephen Moyer). Bu ...
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