Anchor Says Cocaine Use Was Attempt at Suicide

By Andrew Gauthier 


When Roy Hobbs, a veteran journalist and weekend television anchor in Birmingham, Ala., was busted on drug charges in April, his name splashed across local news media, “I was trying to commit suicide,” Hobbs told Journal-isms on Sunday.

“I was trying to take the coward’s way out. I was too cowardly to get a gun to blow my brains out.

“I have three stents for opening up my arteries,” he said, and drug abuse–police said they found crack cocaine in his car –would surely affect his heart. More…