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



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.


“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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