Renowned Celebrities Who Succeeded in Escaping Addiction
Approximately 600 billion dollars compensates for damages attributed to drug use. It is not unheard of to come across celebrities who are addicted to drugs. Although celebrities addicted to drugs are not uncommon, rarely do celebrities overcome substance abuse. Keep reading here to discover some of the leading celebrities who have successfully overcome the substance abuse problem.
One of the substance addicted celebrities who have managed to complete rehabilitation process is Kelly Osbourne. She was admitted in rehabilitation facilities up to four times. In one of the relapses, she was admitted in a mental health care facility. Until now, Kelly Osbourne is still struggling to stay a drug-free life since last quit the habit. It is noteworthy that Osbournes father and brother had also completed their rehabilitation programs recently. She was addicted even when her family had a reality TV show.
Elton John has enjoyed over three decades of successful singing career. He was addicted during the AIDS crisis that affected the U. S. Elton resolved to quit drugs after he saw how they ruined the lives of many of his talented friends while others were infected by AIDS. His decision to quit drug abuse paid off since he claims to have stayed drugs free for 30 years. There are some people who claim that substance abuse improve musicians creativity. However, Elton John has proven this misleading because he has been able to release highly successful songs long after he stopped using drugs.
Ben Affleck decided to keep his alcoholism a secret. Once Aflecks drug use problem became public knowledge, he quickly joined a drug rehabilitation center. Although it is challenging to stay away from abusing drugs, Affleck is one of the best examples of successful addicts as he continues to fight crime as Batman now.
Robert Downey Jr. hit the rock bottom after he was arrested for driving under the influence. His case was serious since the arresting officers also came across a loaded weapon in his vehicle. The biggest blow happened after he collapsed on the bed of a minor at the house of his neighbor. Some had thought that Downey Jr.s career had ended in his addiction days. Nevertheless, he managed to do away with drugs and is currently back in the Team Avengers.
Lindsay Lohan was a child genius who managed to attract a big fan base and when she was a little girl. Many child actors often face challenges growing up. The acquisition of wealth does not always guarantee that they will have an excellent lifestyle. In fact, most of the child celebrities end up abusing substances with the big money they make. Lohan is still struggling to stay clean.