Eminem Celebrates 10 years of Sobriety + 4 More Celebs Who Have Successfully Battled Drug Addiction

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The 45-year-old struggled for years with a drug addiction, but now he’s officially been sober for 10 years! See more celebs with such health milestones.

has never been shy to talk in interviews about his drug addiction and rehabs as he was reportedly consuming drugs. He started the recovery process 10 years ago and now he celebrates a huge milestone in his life.

The interesting fact is that has to perform weekly check-ins with Elton John.

“I feel like this is the time in your life where you stop doing that stuff,” said. “Time to grow up.”

Robert Downey Jr.

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Source: CBS News

Not many know that Robert Downey Jr. was heavily addicted to cocaine and heroin in his early career. Back in 1996, he started losing memory and even ran naked on the streets of Hollywood chasing “invisible animals”.

Fortunately, the actor managed to overcome the drug addiction with the help of close relatives and friends. He once said “Job one is get out of the cave. A lot of people do get out, but don’t change. So the thing is to get out and recognize the significance of that aggressive denial of your fate, come through the crucible forged into a stronger metal.”

Oprah Winfrey

Source: Medium

Oprah Winfrey also battled drug addiction before she became a world-wide known philanthropist. When she an emotional breakdown, she smoked crack cocaine. Later on, Oprah stated she was consuming drugs as the influence of a man she was in love with.

Even the relationship and addiction were over, Oprah met a new man and did drugs together.

Matthew Perry 

Source: CBS News

You might know Matthew Perry for his famous role in NBC sitcom “Friends”. Unfortunately, As a result of stress in the early 2000s, he started taking various opioids (methadone, and Vicodin) and amphetamines. The drug addiction grew and he decided to enter the rehab in 2001.

The years after the last episode of  “Friends”, Perry suffered depression and drug addiction. When he realized the problem, he managed to start living without drugs after a long-time treatment.

Carrie Fisher

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Source: GQ

Carrie Fisher admitted that she took cocaine on the set of 1980 movie “The Empire Strikes Back”. During this period of life, she consumed everything that could get her high.

After rehab clinics and psychiatric hospitals, she started living without drugs and wrote 2 novels, “Wishful Drinking” and “Postcards from the Edge”.


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