Seeing David Arquette sober may be a thing of the past. The actor, who has struggled with addiction issues in the past, has admitted that he’s still drinking four months after the birth of his son.
According to Radar Online, David Arquette says that his involvement in the nightclub scene as a business owner is partially to blame. Arquette is currently part owner of Hollywood hot spots Bootsy Bellows and Hooray Henrys.
“I’m not sober” David Arquette revealed. “It’s hard. If you want to be sober in nightlife, good luck!”
However, the Never Been Kissed actor did say that he attends AA meetings.
David Arquette’s sober shocker comes just four months after his on again, off again Christina McLarty gave birth to the couple’s son, Charlie West.
David, who has an older child, daughter Coco, with ex-wife Courteney Cox, entered rehab in 2011 for his drinking problem, and could be headed back there again if he lets it get the better of him this time around.
Meanwhile, many fans wonder why David Arquette would be in the nightclub business if he has a hard time saying sober. For the sake of his family, everyone is hoping that he’ll be able to control himself.
While David Arquette’s life may be a little shaky at the moment, his ex-wife, Courteney Cox, is seemingly happier than ever. The former Friends star is newly engaged to her rocker boyfriend Johnny McDaid, an engagement that David says he heard about in the media.
“I was not the first person [she called],” David Arquette told Rumor Fix. “I was way down the line. I may have learned about it through the media.” However, Arquette says that there is no bad blood between himself and Cox. “She’s one of my favorite people in the world. I love her to death,” he said.
As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Courteney and Johnny moved in to Cox’s Malibu mansion together back in April. The couple, who were set up by mutual friend, singer Ed Sheeran, weren’t together long before deciding to get married.
David Arquette’s ex-wife then had a mini reunion with her former Friends co-stars Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow, where she showed off her engagement ring to her two longtime friends.
Although David Arquette’s quest to stay sober has been long and sometimes painful, at least the actor has his friends and family surrounding him to help him as much as they can along the way.
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