Laguna Beach star Jason Wahler revealed how his previous struggles with drug dependancy worsened after becoming a member of the MTV actuality.
The now-33-year-old star advised the Behind the Velvet Rope podcast that his expertise with drug abuse started years previous to changing into a season regular on Laguna Beach. He defined, “I had dependancy approach earlier than the present began, [but] it added gasoline to the hearth.”
Jason added that after he started filming, “every little thing shifted” and he discovered himself “being paid to occasion and journey the world” at simply 18 years previous. “Most of your pals are searching for faux ID’s and I assumed I used to be residing the dream,” he recalled, including that the dearth of supervision did not assist both. “It was a kind of issues that you simply get so caught up into it and there was nobody you can actually speak to, or relate to, for recommendation or options.”
Ultimately, he went to rehab throughout filming, sharing that he “did not take it too critically.” However Jason mentioned as soon as he left the present and misplaced the routine, his dependancy would get “worse.”