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You may watch him on True Blood or caught him in Magic Mike, but the popular actor was had a drinking problem in his 20s and was even homeless. Manganiello told HuffPost Live, “There was a period of about four years where I needed to quit drinking,” adding that drinking “got in the way [of my career]…I had to clean up my act and figure that whole situation out. My life was ruined. I was homeless, careless and broke with no career, so yes, it was worth it [to get sober].” When asked if he stills drinke he says, “No, it’s been over 11 years.”
Manganiello is currently promoting his new fitness book, Evolution: The Cutting Edge Guide to Breaking Down Mental Walls and Building the Body You’ve Always Wanted.
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