Transcript for Creed Frontman Addresses Recent Rash of Controversies
Now to an ABC news and people magazine exclusive. Matt Gutman has the story. ? With arms wide open ? Reporter: Scott staff is the former frontman of the megaband creed. ? Can you take me higher ? Reporter: Heartthrob had multiplatinum albums. What was the family man doing on a stolen motorized supermarket scooter and making calls to his son's school. The corner of Isis is within my own family. I was so out of my mind. Delusional. Turned on everyone that I loved. Reporter: And now, in his first TV interview since his dizzying fall last year, he reveals just how bad things got. I was driving around with a 1-gauge shotgun in my lap. I thought people were trying to kill me. Reporter: He says it began with a prescription for adderall. I was talking double the legal dosage. I told him if you don't stop this, I'm going to leave. Reporter: She filed for divorce as his psychosis worsened. When he threatened the president on one of those calls, it was tend. He checked himself into a treatment facility. Was diagnosed for the first time. I was bipolar. Reporter: After an 8-month ordeal, the couple is back together, trying to rebuild his career and more importantly, their family. I think the best is yet to come. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Matt Gutman, ABC news, Los Angeles. We wish the very best for them.
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