Jamie Campbell Bower, the actor who plays the villain Vecna in Stranger Things, the hit Netflix series, took to his Twitter profile to reveal that he’s been sober for seven and a half years. In a moving text, shared this Wednesday (27), he revealed that he was admitted to a mental health hospital to treat addiction.
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“12 and a half years ago I was in active addiction. Hurting myself and those around me that I loved the most. It got so bad I ended up in a mental health hospital. Now I’ve been clean for 7 and a half years. and sober,” said the 33-year-old actor.
“I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life, but every day is a chance to start over. See the mistakes and grow”, he pondered. “For anyone who wakes up thinking ‘oh God, not again’ I swear to you there’s a way. I’m so grateful to be where I am, I’m so grateful to be sober. I’m so grateful to be. Remember, we are all in the works,” he stated.
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