‘We Are So Proud of Our Daughter’: Bill de Blasio Reflects on Chiara’s Video

Chiara de Blasio in her video last week.
Chiara de Blasio in her video last week.

In his first press conference since his daughter publicly revealed her struggle with drugs and depression, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio praised Chiara de Blasio’s decision to open up and encourage others battling addiction to seek help.

Ms. de Blasio revealed the information in an emotional Christmas Eve video, of which Mr. de Blasio said today he couldn’t be more proud. Continue reading “‘We Are So Proud of Our Daughter’: Bill de Blasio Reflects on Chiara’s Video”

Chiara de Blasio Releases Video Admitting Drug, Alcohol Problems

Chira de Blasio, speaking in the video.
Chiara de Blasio, speaking in the video.

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 19-year-old daughter, Chiara de Blasio, released a video today acknowledging her struggle with long-rumored substance abuse problems.

In the video, which was sent via email, Chiara talks about her battle with clinical depression, which she said spurred a reliance on drugs and alcohol. Continue reading “Chiara de Blasio Releases Video Admitting Drug, Alcohol Problems”