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Oscar De La Hoya tells of drug use, cheating, thinking of suicide

On Oct. 31, Oscar De La Hoya revealed to the public that he struggled with cocaine, alcohol and infidelity -- and has even contemplated suicide. "Rock bottom was recently," the boxing great said in an interview with Spanish-language broadcaster Univision, according to an English-language transcript it provided. "Within a couple of years, just thinking if my life was even worth it. I don't have the strength, I don't have the courage to take my own life but I was thinking about it." De La Hoya, who retired in 2009 after winning 10 world titles in six divisions, said he had been sober for three months. Patrick McDermott / Getty Images
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