‘We never saw this coming’: Ex-Fox News host Eric Bolling describes the moment he got the call that his son, 19, had died from an overdose –
This is so emotional. God love his family. Keep scrolling to watch the video.
Former Fox News host Eric Bolling needed to pick his wife up off the pavement on the side of the highway the moment they learned that their young son died of a drug overdose.
Bolling recorded a public service announcement as part of the Trump administration’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis that claims tens of thousands of lives each year.
His son, Eric Chase Bolling, died last September at the age of 19.
‘My son was a very, very social high schooler,’ Bolling says in the video.
‘He liked to have fun. He was a normal kid.’
After his freshman year at the University of Colorado, Eric Chase Bolling was getting ready for his sophomore year in Boulder.
‘My wife and I are out to dinner having a very normal dinner,’ Bolling says in the video that was released om Thursday.
‘On the way home my wife was driving and my phone rang. It was about 10:30 at night.
‘My cell phone rang and it was a young man who was panicked. He said, “Mr. Bolling, call Kayla (a friend of their son) right now.”
‘I said: “What’s going on?”
‘And he said: “Just call Kayla right now.”
‘She answered her phone.