Famous people might seem to look all happy and glamorous, but their lives are just as same as ours. In fact, they suffer from problems that ordinary people aren’t even aware of.
A lot of celebrities have indulged in drug and drinking addiction. Some got eaten up by it, but some found their way back to life. Those who have revived their lives are a sign of courage, determination, and willpower for their fans.
Here we list down some of the popular artist who fought against the addiction:
The kid’s favorite fictional movie star Harry Potter had suffered from alcohol addiction five years ago. He claimed “There was a time when I was coming out of ‘Potter, ‘ and I was into the real world… I drank a lot, as has been recorded”. He has also reported confirming that alcohol addiction turned him into a person which he never really was.
However one day during a walk out in the park, a thought strikes up in his mind to regularly expose himself to fresh air and few hours of exercise. Since that day he has never consumed alcohol.
The’ Grammy winner’ Adele has suffered from alcohol addiction as she could not handle the pressure of success and hate. She reported to said that she felt so embarrassed of her drinking habits as on one occasion she got drunk on stage and fell from the stool and even forget her lyrics.
But what let her out of this addiction was her son’s birth. She believed that now she should act more responsibly.
Angelina Jolie has been popping up in interviews since a long time. In one of her interviews she talked about the time when she was addicted to drugs. She mentioned that she has done almost every possible drug. She even claimed that she’s very lucky that she survived those dark times because most people don’t.
Robert has made a great name in Hollywood. But his drug addictions have even led him to jail. This made him lose his roles too. He was sometimes found walking barefoot in the street and once was found passed out on the neighbour’s bed.
Downey left drugs for good in 2003 when his wife gave him an ultimatum. Yoga, meditation and therapy were also a reason behind him leaving drugs.
A pretty duckling face has seen the sinister times too.
Drew Barrymore belongs to a talented family. Unfortunately, their talents showed them some awful moments too. Her grandfather, John Barrymore, died at the age of 60 due to addiction. Her aunt too recklessly followed the dreadful path, and surprisingly Barrymore followed the same route.
She became a drug addict at the age of 13. Yes. Her mother had no clue how to deal with her problem.
She attended rehab for 8 months. She served as a waitress and a model after she came out of drug addiction.
Samuel Jackson is known to have most powerful acting skills in Hollywood. He became a drug addict on the failure of being accepted by any director or producer at a very early age.
He went to rehab for the treatment, where he stood in front of his wife and daughter and claimed to be a ‘drug addict.’ He told that it was the most painful act of his life.
Who isn’t familiar with the hard-core, dark realist singer, Eminem?
It’s hard to believe what he has been through in his entire life. He was never secretive or afraid of his addiction.
But now he has successfully overcome all the hardships of drug addiction. He declares his daughter, who is now Hollywood’s renowned model responsible for taking his life out of a misery.
The “Toxic” singer also faced some toxic phases in life too.
Britney Spears earned an excellent start to her career in early childhood. She saw success as she gave 3 consecutive hit albums to her fans. However what did not go well for her was the drug consumption. Not only her public image was damaged, but her personal life also suffered as she lost the custody of her two children.
However, she found a way back to her life when her father took care of her and fought the case of her children custodianship. Slowly and gradually she recovered and made her way back towards the industry.
Sting is known for his energetic voice and appealing songs. But in his early days, he had to fight with the problem of drug addiction.
Due to the addiction, his wife could not endure it and left him along with the kids. This left him in shock however he did not lose the hope and saw it as a life changing opportunity. He gave great music which turned out be fantastic hits. And eventually, he successfully overcame his addictions.
Being a superstar and having a fear of stage are two opposite things. What if a person who has both?
Such is a story of Kristen Davis who started drinking due to the fear of stage until it became a habit. Anxious of her drinking habits, she was about to reject the role in “Sex and the City.”
Seeing her addiction, her friend intervened and gave her a hope of new life. She convincingly made her join yoga classes and rehabilitation centre which resulted in Kristin who would rock the stage without fear.
Who would think that shyness can escort you to turn into a drug addict?
Well in the case of this renowned personality, it is true. To crush shyness, Sir Elton John indulge into the usage of drugs. In the course, he lost all his close acquaintances including his mother.
In 1975, he almost died from over dosage. This made him realize to step ahead as he is doing nothing but just wasting life. He attended a long time in Rehab and finally overcame his addiction.