In a shocking new interview with Univision, former boxing champ and founder of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya opened up about abusing cocaine-alcohol and cheating on his wife of 10 years Millie Corretjer.
De La Hoya told Univision: “I don’t consider myself a s*x addict. I’ve been unfaithful to my wife. We’re obviously not talking a Tiger Woods here, but I was unfaithful.”
Watch the interview below:
On October 5th, 2001, De La Hoya married Millie Corretjer. They have two children together. He also has a three other children from previous relationships.
In late 2007, photographs featuring De La Hoya cross-dressed in company of a woman not his wife were posted on a tabloid website. De La Hoya denied the authenticity of the photos. His lawyer stated, “The photographs depicting Mr. De La Hoya’s image that were posted online by the paparazzi web site are fake.”
However, in the full recent interview with Univision, Oscar says the infamous cross dressing photos of him were indeed real, not Photoshopped, and he was tired of living a life of lies.
Oscar De La Hoya is a retired Mexican American boxer who has defeated 17 world champions and has won 6 world titles in six different weight classes. Nicknamed “The Golden Boy”, De La Hoya has also generated more money than any other boxer in the history of the sport, an estimated $696 million pay-per-view income.
He officially announced his retirement from the sport at a press conference held in Los Angeles on April 14, 2009.
De La Hoya founded Golden Boy Promotions, a combat sport promotional firm. He is the first American of Hispanic descent to own a national boxing promotional firm and one of the few boxers to take on promotional responsibilities while still active.