Rey Mysterio told the U.K.’s Daily Star that he checked himself into rehab last year after becoming dependent on prescription pain pills. Here is what mysterio said in the interview:
I’ve been wrestling for 20 years now, and after several operations, five on my left knee and three on my right arm, the medication caught up to me. I realized it, my wife realized it, and I knew it was time to make a change for myself, my family, and for the business I’m in.
When you realize you’re in the right moment – that you haven’t lost your family, or lost your job it’s a good thing, and with the support and help of my wife and kids, I’ve moved on to something better.