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Hollywood Celebrities Who Opened Up About Their Drug Addictions

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With the fame and stardom comes a lot of onus and stress to deal with. Many celebrities choose to spend their time in a get away zone. Very little do we know about Hollywood celebrities and their drug addictions stories.

The 'Harry Potter' actor, Daniel Radcliffe during an interview admitted that he chose alcohol as a medium to deal with the fame and rise to the stardom. His battle against alcohol is a story of its kind. So is many other celebrities'.

Some celebrities, such as Drew Barrymore started off with drugs even before she stepped into the world of acting. She was influenced into smoking weed when she was only 10 years old. She says, her adult pals found the idea of a 10-year-old girls smoking very cute.

So the addictions could come in many forms and ways. To some it is an easy way to run away from the reality, and for some it's rather the only way to deal with the reality. Like, Miley Cyrus didn't think twice before smoking a joint on stage during VMAs.

We told you about a few female Hollywood celebrities who are just too addicted to tobacco. These divas are spotted many times in public enjoying their stick of tobacco. While some have successfully quit, some are struggling to get rid if the habit. 

It is a very obvious fact that anybody under the influence any form drug tends to do very irrational things. Most of the celebrities have committed crimes of different extent when high on substances. Many Hollywood celebrities have ended up spending time in the prison! 

If you have lived your life assuming that your favorite Hollywood celebrities pretend to be addicted to drugs only on-screen as their role role demands, then you're wrong. Today we are going to show you a few famous celebrities who have struggled with drug issues.

Below are a few Hollywood celebrities and their drug addiction stories:


The 43 years old rapper Eminem, has been battling against drugs for years. During his interview with 'Access Hollywood', he opened up about his substance issues and admitted he needed help. He also said that he overdosed on pills during the Christmas eve of 2007 and almost died.


In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the 'Black Eyed Pea' singer said, "I got into a scene. I started going out and taking ecstasy. From ecstasy, it went to crystal meth. With any drugs, everything is great at the beginning, and then slowly your life starts to spiral down. [I was] 90 pounds at one point."

Brad Pitt

During an interview with the magazine 'Esquire', Brad Pitt admitted that he spent many years of his life under the influence of different substances. He said, I spent years f--king off. But then I got burnt out and felt that I was wasting my opportunity."

Angelina Jolie

One of the most talented actresses of Hollywood Angelina Jolie, spent many years of her life influenced by serious drugs before she rose to the stardom. She considers herself to be lucky to have stayed alive in spite of putting her body through so much.

Robert Downey Jr

Not only had the veteran actor seen the face of the prison due to DUIs, but also has had interventions to get out of the life he led previously. Robert Downey told Rolling Stone' in 2010 that he was doing multiple drugs at a time. Including snorting Cocaine and Heroine.

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato, the former Disney star and singer has faced many obstacles in life. Besides being a victim of Bipolar disorder, the singer had a hard time while under the influence of substances, too. She felt, drugs acted as medicine to her physical and mental pain.

Elton John

The English singer and musician, Elton John was so addicted to substances, that he demanded a part of his pay to be in form of drugs in disguise. He says he was consumed by Cocaine, alcohol and many other things he can't recollect.

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