Kurt Angle discusses his addition, wrestling being his saving grace, more

Mar 31, 2017 - by Steve Gerweck

Kurt Angle recently spoke with the Nation Post About his addiction and more

Here are some highlights from the interview:

*Paying off a judge to get charges tossed on his fifth DUI:

“I paid the judge off – $800 and he threw the case out.”

*Addiction to painkillers:

“The first time I took a painkiller, wow, I felt invincible. I knew right away that I liked it and I was going to continue regardless whether it might kill me.”

*Switching from Vicodin to Soma:

“The Soma seemed to make me pass out. That’s all I wanted to do at that point. I wasn’t happy with my life. I wasn’t happy with my relationship. I wasn’t happy with getting injured all the time. I wasn’t happy with family passing away.”

*Wrestling being his saving grace:

“The marriage, the injuries, the personal relationships, all the travelling. Everything was shit except that ring. It was my saving grace.”

source: THE SpOTLight

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