The problem of drug addiction also affects celebrities we know well from the glass screen. Several of them overcame this fatal addiction that could bring them to the bottom. Check who he is talking about.
It might seem that the problem of drug addiction affects only people from shady backgrounds, but there is not a single gram of truth in it. Many celebrities, whom we often recognize as authority figures, have struggled over the years with this problem, which was potentially supposed to be a cure for the evils of the world. Some of them managed to get straight, others were not so lucky.
Angelina Jolie was taking drugs
Angelina Jolie is one of the most popular actresses all over the world. Privately, she realizes herself as a mother of six children, three of whom she adopted with Brad Pitt.
In one of the interviews, the star revealed that she had problems with drugs in the past. It was close, and she would have lost her life because of it.
I almost died because of the drugs I was taking, and I think I’ve gone through all of them. Those were really hard times.
Robert Downey Jr. he was addicted to alcohol and drugs
Robert Downey Jr. is a popular American film and television actor whose biography is full of bitter memories. The man, after he began to achieve his first successes in show business, began to party, where, in addition to alcohol, drugs appeared.
He soon became addicted to depression and lost control of himself. There were also problems with the law. Robert was sentenced to 16 months in prison and sent to compulsory treatment. He spent a year at the clinic which changed his life.
Eminem overdosed on drugs
Eminem in a short time it gained immense popularity all over the world, but it paid for it with health. Over time, he began to abuse drugs that could kill him. A few years ago he took both drugs and narcotic drugs. If not for the quick intervention of doctors, a real tragedy could have occurred.
The rapper changed his life when he realized that his daughters needed a responsible father.
Samuel L. Jackson was addicted to drugs
Samuel L. Jackson Already as a teenager, he did not avoid alcohol, and a little later he started taking drugs. After graduating, he began to attend his first castings, but for a long time he could not find a job due to his addiction.
The situation was so dramatic that the actor decided to go to rehab, which probably saved him from falling to the very bottom.
Elton John almost overdosed on drugs
Elton John he is now the life of the party, but this was not always the case. In the past, he was very shy, which made him difficult to relate to other people. To overcome his fears, he began taking drugs that kept him open and playful.
With time, however, he developed an addiction that turned his loved ones away from him, including his mother, who was fed up with his irresponsible behavior. In 1975, he nearly lost his life from an overdose. Fifteen years later, Elton went to rehab and gave up his addiction once and for all.
Britney Spears had drug problems as a teenager
Britney Spears over the years she struggled with drug addiction. Shortly after she was incapacitated, facts about her private life began to emerge. In one of the interviews, her ex-husband confessed that she tried drugs when she was only 17-18 years old.
She has tried a lot of things and it’s only because her name is Britney Spears. She wasn’t a virgin when she dressed like a schoolgirl in her music videos and had been taking drugs for eight years, said Jason Alexander.
The man also admitted that they got married while under the influence of intoxicants.
The bark was smoking marijuana
Bark was one of the most popular Polish rock singers who fought for years to legalize marijuana in Poland. In an interview with High heels revealed that in her opinion the drug was alcohol, which destroyed her family.
[…] But a civilized man needs something to relax. I’ve seen people debased by alcohol, but I haven’t seen a man debased by marijuana. Let adults possess the drug for their own use, she said.
The star was even detained by the police and charged with drug possession.
Krzysztof Krawczyk experimented with drugs
Krzysztof Krawczyk was one of the most popular Polish singers. Over the years, he gained a whole host of fans who closely followed his every step.
Almost everyone knows that the star has led a very entertaining life in the past. The man in one of the interviews admitted that he had also experimented with drugs, but did not become addicted.
Except for heroin, I tasted a lot of substances – PCP, hallucinogenic mushrooms … It was after my divorce from my wife. I experienced this breakup very much, I ended up in a hippie community where I was treated to marijuana and hashish. It seems to me that if someone has no character, he will succumb to these drugs. I did not give in to them. If someone gives me marijuana, I will not refuse, but I have no weakness for drugs – he said Super Express.
Amy Winehouse was a drug abuser
Amy Winehouse has struggled with drug addiction in the past. It was first reported publicly in 2005. At that time, the star went through a difficult period in her life, in which she abused alcohol and intoxicants.
In 2010, the star confessed in an interview that she stopped taking drugs, but soon after that she became addicted to alcohol, which caused her death. Officially, it is said that the cause of her death was the shock she suffered from alcohol poisoning.
Did any of the above stars surprise you?