Skip to comments.Former TV Anchor Laurie Dhue Shares Her Struggle With Alcoholism (Former Fox Anchor)
Posted on 02/09/2011 1:43:14 PM PST by truthkeeper
Former television personality Laurie Dhue says she no longer knew who she was and was tired of suffering in silence from alcoholism when she decided to quit drinking and get help four years ago.
Dhue, who turns 42 tomorrow and was an anchor for the Fox News Channel, MSNBC and CNN, battled her addiction to alcohol for "at least" a decade and a half, she told the "Today" show Wednesday.
"I hid my alcoholism for many, many years," she said. "I was probably a high-functioning alcoholic, as so many people are. But there were cracks, certainly, and there were definitely times when people asked me what was wrong, and I just -- I didn't even know, myself."
Dhue remembers the day she realized she had a terrible problem and decided to get help...
(Excerpt) Read more at aolhealth.com ...
I’d dhue ‘er!
What do you think led her to drinking?
"..her legs are so long she could cross a room without stepping in it"
Television personality? Well, certainly not thinking!
Good for her ... and God bless her. She looks simply
wonderful and very content.
Tea or coffee, I hope.
Reporting about SocialistDemocratMarxists like Obama?
Working with Shep..and BOR?
Working with Jerry Rivers?
Dry for 4 years - that’s great. I hope that she can keep with it.
If I’m not mistaken, she left Fox and started at CNN or MSNBC the week of 9/11/01. It was odd to see her on a different network.
One Day at a Time!
Good for Laurie. Now she can help many others who have the same addiction.
She is a brave and beautiful person.
Is there a Mr. Dhue?...Seriously though, good luck Laurie. When the going gets tough, the tough get going...Call me!
She was thirsty. (Sober 12 years in June )
Wow. I would have never guessed. I wish her the best of luck in her continuing recovery.
Childless and unmarried at 42. Probably used the booze to suppress her natural longing to be a mother in order to pursue a meaningless career.
Go to any Lincoln Park (Chicago) or other upscale neighborhood and you can see row after row of the Laurie Dhues of the world on the barstools any night of the week.
Emma Jade at LocalNews 8 in Idaho Falls looks
very much like Laurie Dhue. She’s a San Diego gal
who moved to Idaho.
Wow, that’s sad. I’m glad to hear she has got it beat for now.
Ha ha! Now she “can pick and choose who she goes out with”... No more drunken one night stands!
That wasn’t it at all.
We met once in a bar and I turned down her advances.
Probably crushed the poor thing.
According to her interview, she said it was a private dinner given by Cal Thomas. Perhaps it was also a faith based event, because she obviously spoke. She said there were about 80 people there.
The next morning, at the prayer breakfast, her blackberry started ringing and it was people telling her, her story was written up by a reporter and out there.
It’s pretty slimy to write it up, for sure, but a smart woman should know, no place is truly private anymore. How many sex tapes are out there? And I just read a story about a man being arrested for animal cruelty because some kids taped him killing a coon his dog attacked in his garage.
There is no privacy nowadays. If it’s juicy enough, anything is fair game.
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