Tennis Legend Andre Agassi used crystal meth in 1997. The news was first made public on Twitter on Tuesday. In a tweet now deleted, Sports Illustrated employee Richard Dietsch stated:
FYI: There's an off-the-charts book excerpt from Andre Agassi in the forthcoming SI: He admits to taking crystal meth during his career
Paul Bogaards, director of media relations at Knopf, a divsion of Random House confirmed the news stating:
"Those excerpts contain revelations about Andre's use of crystal meth when he was a tennis player."
The book, "Open: An Autobiography" will be excerpted in People and Sports Illustrated this week. It's out November 9.
Below is a picture of Agassi and his then girlfriend Brooke Shields in 1997.