Hall rehab: Jake Roberts explains why it didn't work
- March 2013
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Hall's rehab stints have never seemed to work. Jake
"The Snake" Roberts knows something about
rehab as well, an addict for almost two decades. Roberts
explained to the PWTorch on March 5 why these rehab
trips didn't help either of the former WWE superstars.
hard thing about rehab is we're not stupid. We know
it's 'Don't drink, don't drug, go to meetings.' That's
not what cures you, though. That's simple. It takes
a lot more than that," Roberts explained. "When
you come out of that rehab, you have to go back into
that real world. The real world is full of people
who don't want to see you succeed."
has found something that works better than rehab,
and he finally helped convince Scott Hall to show
up and try it as well. The two men are working with
fellow former WWE superstar Diamond Dallas Page, who
has set them up in his YOGA program.
of just going to meetings and claiming they want to
quit drinking, Page has the men working hard, giving
them something they can replace the drinking with
in their lives. It is not just about quitting drinking
and doing drugs, it is about filling that new empty
space with something more productive.
Jake "The Snake" Roberts, it is about his
legacy and ending his wrestling career on his own
terms. For Scott Hall, it is about staying alive.
Scott Hall said he was dying, and this is now about
trying to learn how to live again.
so excited for Scott and so excited for me because
I need Scott here. The reason being that there are
a lot of things that happen in a junkie's or drunk's
minds that don't happen in a normal human being's
minds," Roberts said. "Him and I will have
moments where there's a rough spot happening. There
are still issues to work around. And he understands
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