Cheryl Burke and AJ McLean Reflect on Their Sobriety Journey

AJ McLean is celebrating a significant milestone with the assistance of his family members.

Over the weekend, the Backstreet Boys star opened up about his restoration from alcoholism, whereas additionally marking the one-year anniversary of his sobriety.

The 42-year-old star additionally mentioned his journey together with his podcast co-host and former Dancing With the Stars companion Cheryl Burke, in addition to his good friend René Elizondo Jr. 

“I’m gonna be one-year sober tomorrow [Dec. 7], which is insane,” AJ shared on the Pretty Messed Up podcast on Sunday, Dec. 6. “As long as I’m keeping my side of the street clean, I can’t worry about keeping your side of the street clean. And everything actually worked itself out. I feel much better.”

While bearing on his accomplishment, the singer took a second to thank René for at all times standing by his aspect.

“I was hiding it from my wife, or at least trying to, my bandmates and everybody else,” AJ defined of his previous struggles. “But there was a certain comfort level with René, where he didn’t have to pull it out of me like everyone else did.”