Katey Sagal Reveals Drug Addiction In New Memoir ‘Grace Notes: My Recollections’

Actress Katey Sagal reveals she had a 15-year battle with drugs in her new memoir, Grace Notes: My Recollections, set to be released this week.

The 63-year-old star reveals she was once addicted to diet pills, cocaine and alcohol while growing up in Los Angeles.

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“When I was 12, we lived on the same block as Judy Garland. Her daughter Lorna Luft and I became neighbourhood buddies,” the former “Sons of Anarchy” actress wrote. “Lorna’s mom had a lot of pills on her bedside table and slept past noon just like my mom. We hung tight. And, of course, I thought everyone’s mom took a lot of pills.”

Sagal pens essays on her struggle and success: from her drug addiction, being diagnosed with cancer at 28-years-old and the stillbirth of her first daughter, to getting her big break as the beloved Peggy Bundy on the sitcom, “Married… with Children.”

She even touches on her on-again-off again romance with KISS’ Gene Simmons, whom she first met when she was working as a singing waitress in Santa Monica.

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Sagal reveals that Simmons came into the restaurant with the band, they flirted, then went home together, “I thought Gene was really weird,” she writes.

Grace Notes: My Recollections hits bookstores everywhere on Tuesday, March 21.



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