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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, but maybe [I’ ...
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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 under-eye bags in my 50s. We’ll see ...
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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 gal ...
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‘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 an ...
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Find Out Which Pretty Little Liars Star Is Designing a Clothing Collection for Hollister

Jul 31 2014 2:14pm CDT | Source: OKMagazine.com

Hollister Aria can put together an outfit of mixed prints and a whole lot of frill, sure, but the girl who plays her can proudly call herself a designer—and that’s no lie. Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale is launching a clothing collection with Hollister, and the line, which is the company’s first celebrity collaboration, will hit quickly stores and online on August 8th. OK! News: Alicia Keys Is Pregnant With Baby #2 “I am so fortunate to be working with Hollister on this collaboration. I ...
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Not-PR Hollywood Power Couple Jofia Vacations in Miami

Jul 27 2014 8:26pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Sofia Vergara is soaking up all the things her vacation has to offer - relaxation, oceanfront views and treats from the mini bar.On Saturday the Modern Family star was spotted snacking on a bag of heathy crisps while she stood on the balcony of her luxury hotel.The 42-year-old has been in Miami, Florida since Thursday when she landed in the tropical paradise with her new hunky 37-year-old boyfriend, True Blood actor Joe Manganiello.SOURCEMods can we get a Joe + So ...
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3 weeks ago

Sofia Vergara: Sex With Joe Manganiello is the Best I've Ever Had!

Jul 25 2014 6:55am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello have only been dating for a few weeks, but from the moment they went public, they became one of the most-talked about couples in Hollywood, and everyone naturally assumed they were having crazy, acrobatic sex on an hourly basis. Well, it turns out we were right in that assumption... OK! magazine reports that Sofia has been telling anyone who will listen that her True Blood wer ...
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