You might know Bobby Lee as Carrie Bradshaw’s podcast buddy Jackie Nee on “And Just Like That.”
But on the real-life podcast “Broad Ideas,” he mentioned his expertise with the “Sex and the City” reboot — and the way it pushed him to get sober.
Though he might make it look simple to stroll down the road in vibrant graphic prints and electrical blue pants, he defined to host Rachel Bilson (“The O.C.”) that he was actually struggling behind the scenes.
“I used to be in Hawaii and I used to be blackout drunk and my agent referred to as and stated, ‘They want you in New York,’” Lee, 51, recalled on the July 24 podcast episode. “This is among the the explanation why I’m sober … On the aircraft, I believed, ‘I’m simply gonna get s–t confronted,’ so I used to be in a blackout after we landed in New York.”
Lee defined that he solely realized he was anticipated to movie that day when he realized that his driver wasn’t taking him to his lodge.
“I keep in mind going [to film “AJLT”] and being so excessive and drunk,” Lee stated. “When I used to be studying the script, I couldn’t even perceive what the f–ok it was even saying. It was a nightmare. I keep in mind pondering, ‘This isn’t going to occur once more — I’ve to get sober.’”
The actor, identified for his time as a solid member on “MADtv,” has now been sober for a 12 months and a half.
After listening to his story, Bilson, 41, questioned aloud whether or not sequence star Sarah Jessica Parker realized that he was so out of it.
“No!” Lee exclaimed. “That may’ve been a career-ender … It was an enormous alternative. It’s insane what my illness does to me.”
Lee additionally took the chance to precise admiration for Parker — although he admitted that he has a behavior of unintentionally calling Carrie Bradshaw “Connie.”
“I like her,” he stated of Parker. “She’s so candy.”