Wonder Woman Lynda Carter: 'I'm an Alcoholic'

07/13/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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To children of the '70s, she was a glamorous TV icon with her bullet-proof bracelets and Star-Spangled corset.

But now Wonder Woman Lynda Carter has turned the "Lasso of Truth" on herself, admitting publicly that she's an alcoholic.

"I was so good at hiding it too," the 56-year-old mother-of-two tells TV's The Insider. "Brilliant."

But, she says, she could not keep the secret from her family: Her attorney husband Robert Altman and their two children, Jamie, 20, and Jessica, 17.

"My husband asked me ... 'Can't you just stop this for the children and for me?' "

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