Tim McGraw On Getting Sober: “I Was Getting Out Of Bed And Going To The Liquor Cabinet”

Tim McGraw wearing a hat
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It’s well-documented that Tim McGraw struggled with drugs and alcohol.

And while he’s been sober for quite a while now, and subsequently got into the best shape of his life while being sober, it wasn’t necessarily easy.

However, he had his wife Faith Hill to lean on in the process.

According to a new interview with EsquireTim recalled the very moment he decided to call it quits on the partying and get some help:

“I remember a moment when I was getting out of bed and going to the liquor cabinet and taking a big shot at 8:00 in the morning and thinking, ‘I have to wake the kids up.’

I went straight to my wife and said, ‘This is where I’m at.’ I was scared.

She just grabbed me and hugged me and changed my life.”

Whiskey was often times Tim’s drink of choice, however put down the bottle for good in 2008… and never looked back.

And now, instead pounding shots before a show, Tim is doing this:

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock