Ruth Pointer Talks New Memoir, Being Addicted To Drugs, Hanging Out With Richard Pryor

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Ruth Pointer of the legendary Pointer Sisters, opens up about being addicted to drugs and her journey through music in her new memoir, Still So Excited! My Life As A Pointer Sister.

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“People have been approaching me for years to tell my story and I tried with one person and it didn’t work out so I kind of shelved it. The opportunity came again so I jumped at it.”

On her battle with drugs and alcohol:

“I’m a recovering drug addict, an alcoholic. I come from domestic abuse and trauma. I made crazy decisions in my life and in relationships.”

Click the link above to hear the entire interview.

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