“Roseanne” star Michael Fishman lost his son to a drug overdose in June. Now the actor spoke about the loss.
Actor Michael Fishman (39, “Roseanne”) spoke about the death of his son Larry, who died in June of an accidental drug overdose. The TV star stated on the Tamron Hall talk show (50) When asked how he found out that “Larry was struggling with substance abuse”, “It wasn’t so much a struggle for him. People try things over time and overall that wasn’t a real problem.” His son had come across drugs that not only had bad consequences for him.
In addition, the 39-year-old said he came too late in Larry’s life. He wished he “had more time”. “You don’t always get the time you want,” he added. Fishman had initially not commented on the death of his son, but now he wants to help other families in similar situations by telling his story: “The really important part is being brave enough to admit when you have problems or need help . “
Adoption was in progress
During the interview, Fishman also revealed how Larry, who was in a foster family as a child, came to him: “I think he chose me to be fair.” He first met his older sister, Camille, who needed support, Fishman said. Larry became part of his family and the adoption process was underway, explained the actor, who also has two children with his ex-wife Jennifer Briner.