Ex-WWE star Kurt Angle admits he took 65 Vicodin a day
September 27, 2016 - WWE
Ex-WWE star Kurt Angle confessed that during one indicate he was holding adult to 65 extra-strength Vicodin each day.
The wrestler spoke to ESPN on Friday and certified that his drug obsession started forward of a Atlanta Olympics after he endured an damage during a National Trials.
“I was on a lot — there was no approach we couldn’t get out of it,” Angle said. “The usually thing we could do was eventually go to rehab and try to repair my life again. But we indeed kick it on my own. we stayed in my residence for about 10 days and didn’t leave, and we was means to get by a withdrawal.”
The Olympic champion still battled piece abuse issues after he left WWE in preference of TNA.
“The thing is, everybody drank down there [in TNA],” Angle explained. “So we started celebration with my meds. And afterwards we started utilizing my meds. we would save all of them until a evening, and splash it with alcohol. And it got me in a lot of difficulty — 4 DUIs in 5 years.”
The star after went to rehab for 30 days and was means to get purify for good.
“I finally got a right help,” he said. “I attempted to do it myself, though when you’re that low into that stuff, we can’t do it on your own. You need somebody else’s help, and we finally reached out and we did what we had to do to get it done.”
The contestant pronounced he’s now been solemn for years.
Many former wrestlers have done headlines by a years for their piece abuse battles and black deaths. It’s an emanate WWE works tough to combat.
According to a WWE’s corporate website, wrestlers are now theme to pointless drug tests during slightest 4 times per year.
“WWE has a 3 strike complement [for certain drug tests],” a website explains. “The initial strike is a 30 day cessation but pay. The second strike is a 60 day cessation but pay. The third strike is stop of WWE Talent’s contract.”