The Weeknd performs for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on Could 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
The Weeknd graced GQ journal’s first-ever international cowl challenge, the place his candid dialog about his sobriety has captured consideration on-line.
The “Save Your Tears” singer talked about that he’s “sober-lite” and nonetheless consumes alcohol sometimes saying, “I’m not a heavy drinker, as a lot as I was. The romance of consuming isn’t there.” Abel instantly added that he nonetheless smokes weed, however all different medicine have been eradicated.
“Medication had been a crutch. It was me pondering that I wanted it. And never doing the work to determine how to not want it. And I’ve spent the previous few years realizing that and thanking God that I don’t want it. As a result of for lots of people, it’s onerous to shake it. However I knew I didn’t need it.”
He additionally talked about that he ultimately desires a household. “I do know I say I don’t, however I do know I do. I need kids,” he stated including that “having kids would affect me and encourage me extra.”
As we previously reported, Demi Lovato not too long ago got here out saying that she was “California sober” with dealing with restoration (smoking weed and consuming alcohol moderately) and the way she is ready to management it. She defined that abstinence doesn’t work for everybody, noting that whole sobriety has “not labored for each single one that’s tried it. After I’m feeling like the ground is falling out from beneath me, I used to be like, ‘It’s only a disgrace I don’t have one thing that I may lean in in the direction of in these moments. I don’t perceive why I can’t simply decide up a joint.’”
Ken Seeley, from the long-running collection Intervention voiced his disagreement on Abel’s strategy to sobriety, “They’ve hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands of followers and so they’re on the market selling this new sobriety and it might be actually dangerous,” stated Seeley. “It may kill lots of people as a result of should you’re an addict like me, there isn’t a ‘sober lite,’ there isn’t a ‘California sober.’ The minute I put a mind-altering substance in my system, I’m off and working.”
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