Meredith Baxter Tells All
While Michael says he would cut loose and party after taping wrapped on Fridays, he thought Meredith drank for different reasons. "There was a sadness underneath it. You could tell that something was troubling her," he says. "It was a symptom as much as it was a problem. It was a red flag."
Michael says he's happy his former TV mom has found someone to share her life with. "If anyone deserves a big plate of happiness, it's Meredith," he says. "I wish I could be there with you. I love you. I'm so happy for you. And I wish you luck on your book and love."
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