SU­PER BOWL BEN: MY PORN AD­DIC­TION

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NFL su­per­star Ben Roeth­lis­berger was an al­co­hol ad­dict — and a porn fiend!

“I’ve been ad­dicted to al­co­hol. I’ve been ad­dicted to pornog­ra­phy,” the record­shat­ter­ing Pitts­burgh Steel­ers quar­ter­back, a.k.a. “Big Ben,” re­cently con­fessed.

“Peo­ple don’t re­al­ize all the time that us ath­letes, we’re hu­man,” he said. “We sin like ev­ery­body else. We get ad­dicted to things. I think some­times we get put on this pedestal where we can’t make mis­takes.”

Ben, 38, a de­vout Chris­tian

who’s been mar­ried to wife Ash­ley Har­lan for nearly nine years and has three young chil­dren, ad­mit­ted that be­cause of his shame­ful vices, he’s “not the best hus­band, not the best father, not the best Chris­tian I can be.”

In 2010, the two-time

Su­per Bowl cham­pion was sus­pended for six games of the sea­son af­ter a 20-year-old col­lege stu­dent ac­cused him of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing her in a Ge­or­gia night­club. He de­nied the al­le­ga­tion and wasn’t ar­rested or charged, but was or­dered to un­dergo a com­pre­hen­sive be­hav­ioral eval­u­a­tion.

“I’m try­ing to be a bet­ter Chris­tian,” Ben has said, adding that he was able to mend his sin­ful ways “be­cause of the grace of God and him say­ing, ‘Lis­ten, you’re good enough for me the way you are. You don’t have to be per­fect.’ ”

Roeth­lis­berger said Su­per Bowl–win­ning quar­ter­backs are hu­man, too

Ash­ley Har­lan

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