Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee was consuming gallons of vodka each day final yr — a lot that his new bride was afraid she’d get up to search out him lifeless.
“I didn’t notice it until towards the end of it, when I was like, ‘Oh dude, I’ve got to stop,’” the 58-year-old rocker instructed Yahoo Entertainment forward of the discharge of his new album, “Andro.”
He stated he realized his conduct was “f–king insane.”
“Like, I was drinking just out of boredom. I would just wake up and be just building [a glass with] just all vodka and just a little eyedropper of cranberry or lemonade. I was drinking two gallons — not pints, not quarts, but gallons, the big-handles — a day. That’s f–king crazy,” he stated in (*2*).
Lee stated he had been sober for 4 years before he started the bender.
“I just realized, ‘Whoa dude, you’re drinking enough to like, you could probably die.’”
His spouse, social media star Brittany Furlan, 34, additionally feared for his well being. She urged him to hunt skilled assist.
“She was like, ‘Baby, I don’t think I’ve ever even seen anybody drink that much. Like, you’re kind of scaring me,” Lee stated of the lady he married on Valentine’s Day 2019. “She was definitely concerned, and her concern obviously helped in my decision to just go get outta here,” he stated, referring to checking himself into rehab “I bailed for over a month and just was like, ‘That’s it, I’m done for a while.’”
Lee stated he had no lasting well being results from the consuming or the myriad different substances he’s abused through the years.
He’s spent a lot of the final yr engaged on his new album, which options a host of boldfaced names, from Post Malone to rising rappers Killvein, Push Push and his former “Supernova” castmate Lukas Rossi. The document options industrial, rap-metal, glam-pop and conventional rock sounds.
Motley Crue needed to postpone its reunion tour due to the coronavirus however plans to be again on the highway in 2021.