Wow. It must have been HARD for Nicholas Brendon to admit the truth.
In an interview with Us Weekly out Friday, the former Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor confessed to a relapse while at a Comic-Con earlier this spring.
The unfortunate admission comes on the heels of fan sightings of the actor drinking in public.
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While the relapse is clearly upsetting, at least N.B. is being open and honest about his condition… it's more than we can say for some struggling people out there. It's also a distinct change from the 45-year-old's poor attitude about his drinking problem on the Dr. Phil show last year.
In Nicholas's brave admission, he explained:
"Recently, some people have gone to the media saying they saw me drinking at a convention. This is completely true. I was feeling down, went to the hotel bar, and ordered a few beers. I'm in the public eye, but I'm just like any person working the program."
How refreshing. It's also helpful for those with addiction to know that mistakes happen and even the best of us fall down from time to time.
As for the the actor's revelation about "feeling down", it isn't too surprising since he once went to rehab for depression. The star also regularly takes to social media to discuss his demons with fans.
Despite the upsetting news, Nick has a positive outlook on his future:
"It's minute by minute, day by day, and I've unfortunately stumbled. I'm very happy to say that nothing like the events of last year have occurred, and I am committed to making sure that they never do again."
We hope Mr. Brendon is able to move on from this relapse to become a healthier person.
Plus, to combat the pain, the celeb has taken up photography and other refreshing hobbies:
Amazing! Good luck, Brendon!
[Image via Facebook.]
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