She said she supports any effort that encourages understanding that addiction is a disease, not a choice.
"Hunter is absolutely brilliant and has this incredible balance of empathy and ambition," she said. "He is smart and ambitious and wants to do his best but does not compete with the other kids. He doesn't look for recognition or to be the center of attention. He's happy for the ones who do well - that's his nature. I think it is amazing that the one with the least basic provisions is the one with the most generous heart."