Dennis Quaid shows his earlier struggles with drug addiction and the steps he has taken to get well in later years.
The 64-year-old actor sat down with The Sunday Times for a long interview, revealing that he was a cocaine consumer in the 1
"I liked coke. I liked that it went out, "he told the outlet (via the Daily Mail). "I had one of those white-light experiences where I was dead and lost everything I had worked my whole life. So I put myself in the rehab.
The star lived the clean and sober life for ten years before allowing himself to reinstate alcohol into his world.
"I started drinking again because alcohol was never my problem," he said. "I never feel like being drunk."
He further stated that he would use alcohol to come down from his more intense cocaine weddings.
This is not the first time Quaid has not discussed this time his dependence on cocaine in the past, as previously reported, he appeared on "Megyn Kelly Today" in July to discuss how much drug was controlling his daily life.
"I have cocaine every day in the 1980s drinking. "Quaid said," I spent many, many nights crying out to God, "Please take this away from me, I'll never do it again because I only have one hour before I have to be at work," he said , "Then around 4 pm I would be like," Oh, that's not so bad. "I had a white light experience where I was either dead or lost everything that meant a lot to me."
The Star went on to discuss his public love life. The star recently ended a 14-year relationship with Kimberly Buffington. Since then he has fallen in love with the 32-year-old French-Canadian model Santa Azuina.
"I got very close to [Santa] after my ex and I were separated," said Quaid. "I would just be single, and that was just when it came to love, and then Santa came."
The star also revealed his most public divorce that he had met with actress Meg Ryan to date. He explained that the circumstances were so public that he even received a phone call from then-President Bill Clinton.
"When it became known that Meg and I divorced, he called me from Air Force One," Quaid said. "He was right over the Atlantic after the Palestinian talks collapsed, I do not know how he found me, but he did, just wanted to let me know he was thinking of me."
Quaid had come Kid with Ryan and twins with Buffington.