And he added: 'It's almost quaint to think about now, because now people do sex tapes to HELP their careers,' he said, joking about how stars now make them and then pretend to be 'shocked! 'Of going through rehab, Lowe says: 'The charade was over - now I would be forced into being who i really was, for better or for worse.
I knew who I wasn't - I wasn't that guy.'He then stressed: 'Oh my God I love rehab! I'm like, 'Dude we have a chair for you, we're ready over here in the anonymous group that we go to that has saved my life'.'He doesn't want anything to do with it.'But even so, knowing Charlie so well, Lowe did not seem overly concerned for his friend's latest behavior.'Honestly?
She later sought help from a therapist and attended AA meetings to get sober.“I’ve realized his influence on me extended beyond the set,” she wrote.“As a kid, I didn't know he sipped vodka from his coffee mug …Insisting he was convinced she was at least 21, asked when he realized she was only 16 he laughed: 'Ha! 'But Lowe says that looking back he is now able to see that the nightmare ultimately lead to the beautiful life he now has - in part because it made him hit an all-time low he had to crawl back up from.'It ends up being the greatest thing that ever happened to me,' he told Oprah Winfrey.'Because what it ends up doing is accelerating my alcohol [addiction] to where I finally get sober.I have been able to have the rest of my life that I'm so blessed with, which is now 20 years of sobriety.' He says the most amazing moment as a 'news junky' was to see the evening news lead with a story 'about my foolish life' over the tape.