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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 Hugs Ex-Fiancé Nick Loeb In New York — SEE NEW PHOTOS!

Sep 25 2014 12:14pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Sofia Vergara had a friendly meeting with her ex-fiancé Nick Loeb on Wednesday in New York. The two were pictured sharing a laugh and a hug on the street, after reportedly hanging out at his apartment. SEE THE PHOTOS HERE! Vergara and Loeb broke off their two-year engagement in May, and the “Modern Family” actress started dating her current boyfriend Joe Manganiello two months later. Gossip Cop recently busted a story that claimed Vergara ...
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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 even still publicly liking ...
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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 by Ryan Mu ...
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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 Karda ...
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