Pete Doherty's son questions him about drug use

Los Angeles, August 2 (IANS) Musician Pete Doherty reveals his son questions him about his use of drugs.

The 34-year-old singer, who admits that he still uses heroin, is worried that he isn't a positive role model for his nine-year-old son Astile, reports

"I see it as a selfish lifestyle choice. My nine-year-old son, I can't be there for him," Doherty said.

"He's smart. He said to me, 'Have you just taken your medicine?' I didn't know what to say. In his eyes it's sad and wrong, you're not the attractive person a child wants you to be," he added.

The "Back from the dead" singer candidly lamented his self-destructive lifestyle, feeling the world sees him as a criminal because of his addiction.

"It's seen as a spiritual crime now to be a junkie. The lowest thing," he said.


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