Angle discussed a number of topics during the interview, including his personal issues that led to several DUIs and his decision to enter rehab last year. Angle said the pressure of chasing the high that came with winning an Olympic gold medal in wrestling was the cause of pushing himself so hard.
"I realize now I canâ€™Â€Â™t [return there]. Thereâ€™Â€Â™s nothing I can do that will top that. Nothing. Not pro wrestling, not acting, not getting into MMA. Nothing will give me that feeling."
Angle noted his divorce from ex-wife Karen and his personal problems have been a "blessing in disguise" and commented, "Now my life is in a much better place. Iâ€™Â€Â™m clean and sober, and I donâ€™Â€Â™t want to go back. I have a beautiful, wonderful wife. Sheâ€™Â€Â™s the love of my life. Everything actually worked out, more than I ever thought it would. Iâ€™Â€Â™m in a better place now than Iâ€™ve ever been in my whole entire life. Iâ€™Â€Â™m 45 years old now and youâ€™Â€Â™d think I would be at the end of my career. Now I feel like itâ€™s just beginning."
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