The reunion took place on The Hallmark Channel’s ‘Home & Family’ show and Fields joined Lisa Whelchel, Charlotte Rae, and several suprise guests (ie Todd Bridges, George Clooney & Molly Ringwald), on the set to reminisce about the 80’s sitcom.
Fun Fact: ‘Facts of Life’ ran on NBC from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s.
So right before I fell into a deep sleep in front of the tele, I was shocked to hear the voice of the former child star begging me to complete courses at some random online university to become a Alcohol & Drug abuse counselor.
But just like that White dude who invented lacefronts, the former child star isn’t merely collecting a check to be the spokesperson… he’s a bonafide client!
Bridges credits counseling for changing his life and hopes to encourage others to follow his path as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor by attending obtaining an online degree [insert side-eye here]…
Alcohol and drug counselors saved my life.
Without the help I received from addiction counselors during my treatment and recovery process, I would not be here today. It’s that simple.
Some of the details he’s discussing include struggling with his sexuality after being molested by a male publicist, as well as his struggles as a young Black actor growing up in Hollyweird. Continue Reading…
This video is called “The Todd Bridges Story”…but it’s not like official or anything… 😆 ! I came across this on my daily stroll over at YouTube and thought it was quite funny. The bottle of Vino I’d just gulped down probably aided in it’s humor… but I thought I’d post it anyway. Enjoy!