Reverend Demond Wilson Of “Sanford & Son” Says He Secretly Did WHAT?!!

Posted On : June 10, 2015

lamont and fred fb In a 1985 interview with Jet Magazine, Demond Wilson talked that real talk about his addiction to heroin and how he didn’t like his work on the show. Here are excerpts from that interview:

“I had had it after the third year of Sanford and Son. Nothing was real. When you first come into the newness of things, your first luxury car, your first Rolls Royce, your first Mercedes, your first house. All of those things seem exciting and thrilling.

But after they wear off, you’re faced with reality, and the reality is that your life is empty. I had worked all of those years, gearing myself for stardom but the thing that I failed to do was to have a life. I barely knew my wife and children.

lamont3Wilson explains his heroin addiction

I had gotten to a point in my life where I was spiritually low and I’d tried just about everything else…I had fallen away from the Lord.

Before I came to California, I was on heroin. When I came from Vietnam I was on heroin. I did a film in Canada for Warner Brothers called “The Dealing” and I was on it then. And…

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