The Moment Sugar Ray Leonard Knew He Had a Drug Problem | Where Are They Now | Oprah Winfrey Network

The Moment Sugar Ray Leonard Knew He Had a Drug Problem | Where Are They Now | Oprah Winfrey Network


There was a part of me
that’s Ray Leonard– that’s a good man, is an honest man. And there’s Sugar Ray
Leonard– who was ego-driven; who was a tough SOB in the ring;
who had money; who had fame; and at some point, didn’t
really appreciate it but took advantage of that. And my first wife,
Juanita, she always said, you were two different people. And I used to get angry about
that then go and have a drink. But then when my present
wife, Bernadette said to me, there are two of you, I
knew there was a problem. [MUSIC PLAYING] Many, many moments;
many, many nights or days I will wake up and not
remember what the hell just happened that night. I always knew I had a problem. I just never admitted
it to myself. I never believed it. And that’s deadly. That’s wrong. One day I woke up. Nine years ago I woke up,
and life couldn’t be better. ANNOUNCER: “Where
Are They Now?”– all new, Saturday, 10/9 Central.

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