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Ric Flair Talks Addiction To Alcohol, Recent Health Scare And Feeling Lucky To Be Alive

Posted By: Ben Jordan Kerin on Jan 22, 2018

Ric Flair Talks Addiction To Alcohol, Recent Health Scare And Feeling Lucky To Be Alive

WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair recently spoke with Fox 5 about his alcohol addiction, recent health scare, and feeling lucky to still be alive. Below are the highlights.

On addiction to alcohol:

"I don't carry a flask, I don't drink at home, and I'm a social drinker. I mean my whole life, I never drank during the day. But at night, when I'm through working, yeah, I drank. I didn't start 'day drinking' until probably right before my son [Reid Fliehr] died. And then, I really, after he passed away, it was 10 in the morning until 2 a.m. every day."

On his recent health scare last August:

"I knew that something was going on because it really hurt. So, she [Fiance', Wendy Barlow] took me and, sure enough, my intestines had ruptured.

Feeling lucky to still be alive:

"You have no idea. You want to know something? I am preoccupied with dying, does that make sense to you? I think about it every day."

You can read the full interview by clicking here.

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