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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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Sofia Vergara “Still In Love” With Ex-Fiancé Nick Loeb, Claims New York Post

Sep 3 2014 4:57pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Sofia Vergara “looks happy” with Joe Manganiello, but the actress “still has some feelings for her ex-fiancé of 3 ½ years, Nick Loeb,” claims the New York Post. According to a “source” for the paper, “Sofía has been speaking and texting with Nick, as she is still in love with him.” Uh-huh. “The real reason she didn’t take Joe to the Emmys is she still loves Nick,” the alleged “insider” adds. “She is ev ...
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2 weeks ago

Mysteries Of The Emmys SOLVED! Get The Deets On Some Of The Lesser Known Facts Of The Night HERE!

Aug 26 2014 6:22pm CDT | Source: PerezHilton

Like the entire season of True Detective, the Emmys last night left us with a lot of questions. Okay, maybe not quite such philosophical questions, but questions all the same. Luckily for everyone on planet Earth, we took the time to answer all the burning award show related queries you might have! Why was Kevin Spacey walking with a cane? He strained his hamstring playing tennis. Who is The Normal Heart's Larry Kramer who was honored ...
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2 weeks ago

Sofia Vergara Says Her Emmys Stunt Wasn’t Sexist, Kim Kardashian Will Make 2 Broke Girls Debut + More of Today’s First Dibs

Aug 26 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

Sofia Vergara thinks everyone needs to lighten up, Kim Kardashian will make her TV acting debut, Sarah Silverman is down to do more on-screen nudity, and more of this morning’s celebrity news. Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara says claims of her pedestal Emmys stunt being sexist are “ridiculous.” [US Weekly] However, the actress wasn’t too busy slamming reports to send a sexy “Where r u Big Boy?” message to Joe Manganiello at the after-party. [E!] Kim Kardashian will appear in the October 2 ...
Source: Scandalist   Full article at: Scandalist
 

 
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3 weeks ago

NEWS/ Sofía Vergara Steps Out With Giant Ring on That Finger (But Don't Get Too Excited) (Brett Malec/E! Online)

Aug 19 2014 1:20pm CDT | Source: WeSmirch.com

Brett Malec / E! Online: NEWS/ Sofía Vergara Steps Out With Giant Ring on That Finger (But Don't Get Too Excited)  —  Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello can't be engaged already, right?!  —  The 42-year-old Modern Family actress stepped out in L.A. today sporting a very noticeable sparkler ...
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4 weeks ago

People's Top Ten Celeb Quotes of the Week!

Aug 15 2014 8:47pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

"My mom hasn't let me watch television since Miley Cyrus twerked."– Taylor Swift as bespectacled Natalie, taking a friendly jab at the pop star during an "Ew!" comedy sketch opposite Jimmy Fallon's brace-faced Sara, on The Tonight Show"Watching David become another level of person, mastering this other domain, made me look at him with a whole other set of appreciative eyes. That made me re-fall in love with him."– Neil Patr ...
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4 weeks ago

Sofia Vergara’s beauty routine takes 75 minutes & she does it every single day

Aug 13 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Here are some photos of Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello out and about last night in LA. They were coming out of the Justin Timberlake concert, which just reminds me that JT and Jessica Biel have been keeping a surprisingly low profile for most of this year. Because that’s what happens when I see photos of Sofia and Joe… my mind wanders to other celebrities. Anyway, Joe looks like a muscled unicorn, per usual, and Sofia looks like a bom ...
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4 weeks ago

Sofia Vergara ‘Modern Family’ Star Shares Her Beauty Tips With Redbook

Aug 13 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: I'm Not Obsessed

For their September issue, Redbook hit a home run with the celeb they checked in with for beauty tips. The magazine sat down with Sofia Vergara. Who wouldn’t want beauty tips from her? The September issue has Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (nee Kate Middleton) on the cover. RELATED: Sofia Vergara dishes on dating Joe Manganiello. Here are some excerpts from Sofia’s Beauty Q&A with Redbook. Sofia Vergara on ever considering plastic surgery: “Why not? I mean, not yet ...
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4 weeks ago

Sofia Vergara Talks Beauty Tips in Redbook September 2014 Feature

Aug 12 2014 6:14pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

With a hot hunk like Joe Manganiello and one of the most popular programs on television, Sofia Vergara is constantly in the limelight. And in her new feature for Redbook's September 2014 issue, the “Modern Family” actress discusses the pressure to stay ageless. Vergara insists that plastic surgery is always an option as long as it’s appropriate- “Why not? I mean, not yet, but maybe [I’ll do] my unde ...
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5 weeks ago

Young Star Admits To “Boner” During TCA Acceptance Speech, Underage Kylie Jenner Parties With Booze + More in Today’s Last Lap

Aug 11 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

A young pop star admitted to be a little too happy during his acceptance speech in last night’s Teen Choice Awards, Kylie Jenner rings in her 17th birthday with alcohol and older men, James Franco goes back to the ’90s and more celebrity news for your commute home today. 5 Seconds of Summer‘s Ashton Irwin admitted to having a “boner” during the band’s TCA acceptance speech. [Naughty Nice Rob] Kylie Jenner celebrated her 17th birthday with booze galore (and Justin Bieber, sur ...
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6 weeks ago

‘Flawless’ Remix From Beyonce & Nicki Minaj, Joe Manganiello’s Unicorn Muscles: Celeb News In Six Clicks

Aug 4 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: A Socialite's Life

The more you know. Here are six news headlines that you’ll want to click! — Beyonce and Nicki Minaj release “Flawless” Remix! [Towleroad] — Joe Manganiello talks about his muscles. [Celebitchy] — Orlando Bloom is turned away from a party in Ibiza. [Lainey Gossip] — Are Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult coupling up? [Pink is ...
Source: A Socialite's Life   Full article at: A Socialite's Life
 

 

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