Monday, January 2, 2012

VIDEO: Steven Tyler talks to Oprah about drug addiction

As the first guest on the new Oprah Winfrey series, “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler was front and center with the talk show legend for a full 2 hours on the show's New Year's Day premiere.

This past September, Oprah traveled to Tyler’s home in Sunapee, New Hampshire, for a personal tour of the town and an extended sit down session with the rock legend and American Idol judge.

The 2-hour Oprah episode featured in-depth chats on a wide array of topics, from songwriting, to family history, drug addiction, relationships and much, much more.

In his 2011 best-selling memoir, “Does The Noise In My Head Bother You?”, Steven cslaims to have smoked, snorted or shot up more than $20 million worth of drugs over the decades, and he's been through eight rehabilitation facilities.

“It’s an adventure,” says Tyler. “The drugs, for me, was falling down the rabbit hole. I know Alice. We had an affair for a long time.”

Steven Tyler – surviving drug addiction
OWN – Oprah’s Next Chapter – January 1, 2012

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