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You Have To Be Responsible – Craig Ferguson – Bio
Born May 17, 1962
Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist.
You Have To Be Responsible – Alcoholism
Ferguson is a recovering alcoholic, and has been sober since 18 February 1992.
Ferguson said he had considered committing suicide on Christmas Day 1991, but when offered a glass of sherry by a friend for celebrating the holiday, he was distracted from jumping off Tower Bridge in London as he had planned.
You Have To Be Responsible – Britney Spears
A Craig Ferguson monologue from over a decade ago is getting renewed attention after this weekend’s Hulupremiere of The New York Times Presents documentary Framing Britney Spears.
now I have been sober for 15 years
there is absolutely no way I have a drinking problem
I don’t have a drinking problem
I can get one fast
but I don’t have a drinking problem
I have a thinking problem
I’m 15 years sober
last week, right, I find out that Guinness has 125 calories a pint
and without a word of a lie
I am thinking maybe I should go on a diet
that’s clearly insane
what Guinness did to me
and I’m thinking – what – it’s only 125 calories?
what could possibly go wrong? …
The Late Late Show monologue, which originally aired on Feb. 19, 2007, shows the host taking a stand that not many, if any, late night figures has been brave enough to take by refusing to make jokes at the expense of Britney Spears.
This woman has two kids
She’s 25 years old
She’s a baby herself
She’s a baby