Oscar De La Hoya Confesses Flirting With The Devil
...but he's no Tiger Woods

Former boxer, Oscar De La Hoya, recently opened up about his perils with addiction and his recent trip to rehab. Stating in an interview with Univision , "Rock Bottom was recently..."

"The Golden Boy", spoke about spiraling downward and the effects on his personal life caused by drug and alcohol abuse; adding that he considered suicide. "Within couple of years, just thinking if my life was even worth it. I don't have the strength, I don't have the courage to take my own life but I was thinking about it."

His drugs of choice were cocaine and alcohol. De La Hoya has been sober for 3 and a half months and admits he was unfaithful to his wife during that time but, "We are obviously not talking a Tiger Woods here."

The current boxing promoter, retired in 2009 after a 16-year career and 10 world titles. It takes a lot of courage to own up and correct flaws, De La Hoya is doing just that. With the continued support of family and friends, we all wish him a speedy recovery!