Leading Celebrities That Beat Addiction
Drug use costs the economy about 600 billion dollars. Celebrities hooked up to substance use are not uncommon. Although the celebrities along do not count for the 600 billion dollars, but they still contribute to its usage. Go on reading here to know of some celebrities who have successfully quit drug abuse.
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. Up to now, Kelly Osbourne is still working hard to avoid relapsing since the last time she was admitted in a rehab. Both her brother and father have also enrolled in rehabs and managed to beat their addictions. For Osbourne, she had been an addicted for long including when her family had a reality television program.
Elton John has had a successful music career spanning over three decades. He had substance abuse issues during the rise of AIDs crisis. 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. Some people argue that drugs are good to musicians because they help improve their creativity There are some people who justify the act of musicians using drugs to improve their curiosity. However, Elton John refutes the claims since most of most memorable songs have been sung after he stopped substance abuse.
Ben Affleck never came forward about his alcoholism problem Therefore, he ensured to enroll in a drug rehabilitation center the moment his alcoholism problem became apparent. 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. arrest when driving under the influence of heroin and cocaine was his rock bottom. 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 naysayers argued that Downey Jr.s career was destroyed by the drug scandals he suffered at the peak of his addiction. 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. Most of the child actors have to combat diverse challenges when growing up. The cash may not always guarantee a good lifestyle. The big cash child celebrities earn may make them more likely to abuse drugs. Lohan is still struggling to stay clean.