Andrew Gillum, a former candidate for Florida governor, has announced that he will be voluntarily entering a rehab program.
The news comes just days after police discovered the political figure in an “inebriated” state in a Miami hotel…where crystal meth was found alongside another man believed to have almost overdosed.
In trying to piece together what had actually transpired, authorities tried to draw answers from Gillum – but he was described as unresponsive.
When the news hit, the married father of four explained in a written reply:
“I was in Miami last night for a wedding celebration when first responders were called to assist one of my friends. While I had too much to drink, I want to be clear that I have never used methamphetamines.
Now, he’s doubling down on the alcohol component of the narrative in a fresh statement. His words below: