I say, if those abuses are in the past, then more power to him. Props on kicking some tough habits.Tony Soprano may not want to get involved in drugs but the guy who plays him once did. James Gandolfini, star of HBO's The Sopranos, admits he once struggled with drugs and alcohol abuse, Dan Klores, Gandolfini's spokesman, confirmed to the Associated Press. The actor's past substance abuse problems have been brought up in the divorce proceedings with his wife of three years. "To bring it up now, as an attempt to gain leverage and a better settlement during the divorce, is just reprehensible," Klores said.