There have been a number of insulting claims about Luann de Lesseps’ rehab stay Some of her co-stars think she only went in to stay out of jail.
But Luann herself made a claim, just before she returned to rehab this summer.
Luann had declared that she was “too busy to be an alcoholic.” The timing was … not ideal.
Recovery Today Magazine’s podcast has a pretty specific demographic.
That is why this particular interview — one of so many that Luann did over the summer — didn’t immediately catch everyone’s attention.
But RadarOnline reported this week on the contents of the July interview in which she claimed that she was “too busy to be an alcoholic.”
“My journey is so long,” Luann says.
“Sixteen years ago,” she narrates. “I was in the Swiss Alps and I had a car accident with my children in the car.”
“I fell down the side of the mountain and my Range Rover rolled off the side of the road,” she describes the harrowing event.
“I thought that I killed myself and killed my children,” Luann shares. “I had just come from a tea party with Elle McPherson.”
When asked if she had been drinking, she replied: “No! I was coming from a tea party. I was not drinking there. No.”
“Well,” Luann reconsiders. “I was having red wine at dinner. It is European. You know, red wine at dinner. Red wine.”
To be fair, that is pretty standard if she consumed it in moderation.
Luann says that, back then, “I never had a problem with alcohol.”
“But,” Luann says. “I did have a problem as of recent.”
She then explains that this problem arose “because I was self-medicating.”
Specifically, she was self-medicating as a coping mechanism for the lingering trauma of that ghastly brush with death in the Alps.
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Source:: The Hollywood Gossip