Discover the gripping story of Pink’s life-changing revelation in this exclusive interview. Unveiling a shocking near-death experience, she shares her journey from darkness to stardom.
In an exclusive sit-down with “60 Minutes,” Pink candidly revisited her tumultuous past, shedding light on a period in the 1990s that almost cost her life. The singer, whose real name is Alecia Moore, divulged her harrowing journey, reflecting on the turbulent household of her youth.
Recounting her upbringing, Pink shared, “I grew up in a home where my parents’ daily soundtrack was screaming, objects hurled in anger. Their mutual hatred was palpable.”
During her rebellious phase as a self-proclaimed “punk,” Pink delved into a perilous world of drug use and distribution. This treacherous path led to her expulsion from her family home and an eventual departure from high school. Her life had careened “off the rails,” she admitted.
The turning point arrived on Thanksgiving Day in 1995 when Pink found herself at a rave, teetering on the edge of disaster. She recalled the dangerous cocktail she had consumed that fateful night, a mix of ecstasy, angel dust, and crystal, among other substances. The outcome was a near-fatal overdose that could have claimed her life.
With remarkable resilience, Pink declared that this traumatic incident marked the end of her tryst with “hard drugs.” In the weeks following her brush with death, she secured a record deal with an all-girls R&B group, setting the stage for her illustrious solo career under her teenage nickname, Pink.
Today, Pink‘s unwavering determination propels her to push her boundaries physically, emotionally, spiritually, and vocally. She’s committed to defying the stereotypes that demand women slow down, shrink themselves, and take up less space. Instead, she aspires to ride the wave of life until the wheels inevitably fall off, resolute in her pursuit of excellence and self-expression.