According to a source the former head coach of USC Trojans football football team Steve Sarkisian is claiming he was fired for being an alcoholic.
It’s believed that after a widely reported meltdown on campus, Sarkisian revealed he came to grips with the fact he suffered from alcoholism in October 2015.
His attorney, Alan Loewinsohn’s statement read as follows, "Alcoholism is a recognized disability under California law. So firing somebody because of that disability is against the law."
Sark’s was fired on the 12 October 2015 after having an alcohol-fueled meltdown at a USC football facility on October 11th.
“He pleaded with athletic director Pat Haden for time off to get help … but Haden fired him instead less than 24 hours later,” A source shared with Entertainment SA
He claims that USC "kicked him to the curb" when he needed its help the most.
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