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12 Celebrities Who Won Their Battle Against Drug Addiction

By Andrew Alpin, 27 July 2017


Drug addiction is one of the worst problems afflicting modern man. Both drug and alcohol addiction is rampant throughout America taking a huge toll of life and disrupting families as well. Celebrities’ too aren’t an exception being even more prone to the drug abuse because of denuding lifestyles. However, Even as several celebs like Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison have succumbed to drug abuse, there are many who have battled it and won. Here are 10 such celebrities who fought drug addiction.

1Angelina Jolie


Angelina Jolie experimented with every possible drug in existence. She even suffered from anorexia and depression. However she pulled through her ordeal and by the time she did Lara Croft, She was rehabilitated and drug-free. She fought her drug addiction by surrounding herself with people who she loved and cared for.

Angelina Jolie

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2Robert Downey Jr.


His first tryst with fame followed nights of revelry and substance abuse. It resulted in scandals and problems with the law. He spent 16 months in jail and underwent compulsory treatment. It was then that he decided on giving up drugs which then helped him get great roles such as Iron Man. Robert Downey Jr received immense support from his friends who helped him get back on track.

Robert Downey Jr.

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Adele was always conscious of her looks on stage which caused her lot of worry. She began to drink to boost her confidence but it grew into a huge problem, she was an alcoholic. "Once I got so drunk that, when I had to go onstage, I forgot the words to my own songs. It was the worst night of my life," recalls the performer. She decided to kick the habit in 2009. After ligament surgery, she stopped drinking and leads a healthier lifestyle.


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