Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/24/14

Former boxing champion and proud pigeon owner Mike Tyson recently revealed his struggles with alcoholism. He was emotional and seemed to be downright honest after lying about how he was living his life. He is a attempting to set his life on the right path, and last night discussed his sobriety while appearing on Conan. He was as candid as he normally is: “I just wanted to be honest and I don’t care how much success you have or how much love you have, if you’re not honest, it’s never going to last,” Tyson said. “I have 20 days now [of being sober], and this is the guy I want to be. “I was just very scared about all this stuff, it’s really creepy you know, being sober not ready to handle this stuff and all those yucky feelings start coming up and you want to kill that pain, I’m just so happy that I can be truthful with myself. That’s all you have to be, right? Be true to thyself. Shakesperian stuff.” Tyson looks to this alcoholic to be at the stage of his recovery that most are in during the first 30 days, that of a pink cloud […]


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