Elizabeth Vargas reveals battle with alcoholism in interview

01/24/2014 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Los Angeles – ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas opened up about her battle with alcoholism in a recent interview. As reported by The Wrap, the anchor of “20/20” discussed her struggle with “Good Morning America” co-anchor George Stephanopoulos on Friday.

Vargas is quoted as telling Stephanopoulos, “I am. I am an alcoholic… It took me a long time to admit that to myself. It took me a long time to admit it to my family, but I am.”

Vargas, who said she began drinking to cope with anxiety, went to rehab for treatment of her addiction last year and made her return on air to 20/20 last week.

She is further quoted as stating of her recovery process, “There’s been a real spiritual component for me in all of this…Reach out to somebody who can talk you through that rotten day.”

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