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Tracy Morgan Quit Drinking After Having Tough Chat With Son

April 07, 2010 09:58:09 GMT

The 'Cop Out' star reveals the reason why he gave up alcohol, saying 'My oldest son is looking at me (and he said), 'What are you doing? What if I started drinking and driving, would that be cool?'


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Funnyman Tracy Morgan promised himself he'd never drink alcohol again after his son shamed him with questions about his DUI arrest three years ago. The "Cop Out" star had to wear an ankle bracelet that monitored his alcohol intake after he was found guilty of drink driving, and his disappointed son took time to tell his dad how he felt.

The tough chat made the "30 Rock" regular determined to quit booze for good. He recalls, "That was rock bottom... My oldest son is looking at me (and he said), 'What are you doing? What if I started drinking and driving, would that be cool?' "

"That was the last time, that was it... I don't even think about it. If I go to a club or to a restaurant, I don't focus on what I don't want... I want a sosa (soda) water... I focus on what I want."


 




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