"I Didn’t Kill Myself, So I’m Very Lucky": Eric Roberts Exclusively Reveals His Struggles To Find Genuine Happiness Again

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May 16, 2019 16:10 By Fabiosa

Hollywood fame isn't for everyone. Just like Julia Roberts, her brother Eric received a lot of attention and was sort of lured into the dark side of popularity. 

The high-profile actor had a horrible car accident back in 1981, leading to a three-day coma. Moreover, Eric Roberts was a substance addict but quit drug and alcohol abuse in 1995. He was also treating his anxiety with cannabis, but it also led to a sort of excessiveness, which he decided to stop by all means. 

"I didn’t kill myself, so I’m very lucky"

According to Closer Weekly, the A-list star Eric Roberts got extremely candid about his life as a whole, overcoming multiple obstacles on the way to find genuine happiness.

Learning how to walk and talk after the horrifying car accident and putting an end to alcohol and drug addiction, The Dark Knight actor had a lot of time to reevaluate and redefine his life. 

Frankly, I just lived long enough to look back and go 'God, that's so stupid,' and get to be ahead of it. I didn't kill myself, so I'm very lucky in that respect. 

Eric Roberts exclusively revealed how his 'guardian angel' wife of 26 years Eliza helped him to find love and joy. He also said that honesty and sexual life always lead to having "a good relationship." 

Thankfully, Eric Roberts managed to get rid of the dark side of his life and find the light at the end of the tunnel. 

Sobriety

Now, Eric Roberts has a great life, living with his beloved wife Eliza. They have been through thick and thin, and it has definitely helped the actor to stay patient, strong, and sober. 

Roberts admitted he has no issues staying sober nowadays, and we must say it's undoubtedly excellent news!

Eric Roberts can become a remarkable example for those, who think that there's no beacon of hope. Well, love and inner willing are the two factors to help you find happiness again.