updated 11/02/2010 AT 2:30 PM ET
•originally published 11/02/2010 AT 5:00 PM ET
“I’m not claiming to be sober,” the singer tells Glamour in its December issue. “I think that that would be misleading. I drink alcohol. My father has a vineyard, and [the wine is] really delicious, by the way.”
“Anyway, for most addicts, they would advise never to have any sort of substance,” she says. “I just have my own journey, and I am very blessed to this day to be alive.”
As part of that journey, Fergie shares her advice for young women on how to stay positive and make their dreams come true.