On Proof’s demise: “I was just like, I want to be home … I got to be with my kids, Haillie and Alaina. They’d known Proof all their lives, and I don’t think they understand death … It was my main goal to downplay it so it didn’t upset the kids. But I had some days that I couldn’t walk. I mean literally. I couldn’t get out of bed.”
On the burden of success: “I went for eight solid years nonstop … Its all trains, planes, and automobiles, and the pressure of trying to perform in front of all those people and not miss a word…People are counting on you: they bought tickets to see you. All that pressure, plus the pressure I felt at home. I just felt like, ‘Man I gotta fall back’.”
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