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John Skipper is finally opening up about his shocking exit from ESPN -- and admitting the "substance addiction" that led to his resignation was with cocaine. "I did get some therapy. I did… READ MORE

Former ESPN chief John Skipper says cocaine use, extortion attempt led to resignation - The Washington Post

John Skipper cited a years-long “substance addiction” in announcing his sudden, unexpected resignation as ESPN president in December, declining to elaborate further in the email he sent to the network’s employees. But in an interview with ESPN authority Jim Miller published Thursday by the

Cocaine extortion plot led to John Skipper's ESPN exit

When ESPN president John Skipper stepped down from the post he held since 2012, citing a years-long battle with “a substance addiction,” many waited for the other shoe to drop, given the 62-year-old’s value to the company and his role in transforming the company from TV network to multimedia

John Skipper betrayed nothing in final ESPN hours

A tumultuous year at ESPN ended unthinkably, even to those closest to John Skipper in Bristol. The sudden resignation of the network president, who cited a “substance addiction” in stepping down Monday, came after a rare week lived mostly in public, showing his face often as a public-relations

John Skipper resigns as ESPN president - ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports

John Skipper, ESPN's president since 2012, left his position Monday. Former company president George Bodenheimer will take over on an interim basis. ... Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment John Skipper resigned as president ...

Ex-ESPN President John Skipper Admits Cocaine Problem |

John Skipper is finally opening up about his shocking exit from ESPN -- and admitting the "substance addiction" that led to his resignation was with cocaine. "I did get some therapy. I did go through treatment," Skipper told The Hollywood Reporter. "I thought the best thing to do was to take the

ESPN's John Skipper says he resigned over cocaine extortion plot

Former ESPN President John Skipper said he resigned from his role because of a cocaine extortion plot, according to comments he made in an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter. In the interview, Skipper talked about how he used cocaine and had always been careful about his usage. However

ESPN: President John Skipper resigns, cites substance addiction

In a shocking announcement Monday morning, ESPN president John Skipper said he is resigning from the company due to a substance addiction problem. "I have decided that the most important thing I can do right now is to take care of my problem," Skipper said in a statement. "I have disclosed that

ESPN President John Skipper resigns, citing substance addiction problem

ESPN President John Skipper resigned Monday, citing a substance addiction problem. George Bodenheimer — who served as the sports network’s president from 1998 to 2011 — is taking the helm at ESPN for the next three months and helping Walt Disney Co ...

Cocaine and Extortion: John Skipper Explains Why He Abruptly Left ESPN - The New York Times

John Skipper, the former ESPN president, revealed on Thursday that he had a cocaine addiction and that an attempted extortion plot by somebody he bought drugs from caused his abrupt resignation in December. “They threatened me, and I understood immediately that threat put me and my family at risk

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