De La Hoya goes to Rehab
Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, 38, entered a California rehab on Saturday for substance abuse as TMZ reported. He retired in 2009 with a professional record of 39-6, winning 10 world titles across six differenet weight classes and the 1992 Olympic gold medal. Read the excerpt, courtesy foxsports, and watch the videos below!
“After doing an honest evaluation of myself, I recognize that there are certain issues that I need to work on,”De La Hoya said in a statement. “Like everyone, I have my flaws, and I do not want to be one of those people that is afraid to admit and address those flaws.”
The statement went on to say,“Throughout my career and my life, I have always met all challenges head-on, and this is no different. I am confident that with the support of my family and friends, I will become a stronger, healthier person.”
De La Hoya wrote on Friday through Twitter, “Take a deep breathe and let out all that anger that makes you hate.it really is going to be o.k.” and “Stop finding excuses not to live. life is controlled by what you make of it and not of what it makes of you.”
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