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IN Celebrities ON 04 Nov, 2014
It is not difficult to overcome the addiction problems, what is hard is to decide to actually do it. But, these famous people nailed it. They overcame their drug issues and became highly successful in their lives.
So, let's take a sneak peek in the lives of these guys who became absolutlely SOBER.
Trying drugs at the age of six, Robert faced his first drug related arrest in 1996. But after a long troublesome period, he finally recovered from the addiction and came back in the industry with a BANG. Since then, he gave super blockbusters like Iron Man, The Avengers and Sherlock Holmes.
The world famous rapper, Eminem, was once a serial drug addict. He confessed that he almost died because of the drug overdose. And that was the point when he decided to come out of the addiction. Today, he is sober and has given us the Hit album Recovery with most of the songs on the top charts of USA and UK.
She grew up in fame world and discovered drugs and alcohol at an early age. She became an alcoholic at the age of 11, marijuana addict at 12, started cocaine when she was 13 and attempted a suicide in her 14. Soon after she was sent to a rehab. Returning sober, she became one of the top American Celeb to own a production company and gave Hits like Charlie's Angels and 50 First Dates.
Angelina admitted on a show that she has tried every possible drug and Heroine is her favourite. However, after Bradd's entry in her life and adopting 6 children, she is clean, sober and famous worldwide.
She was addicted to smoke crack cocaine at one pint of time in her career. But slowly, she came out of it and today, Oprah is the highest paid woman in the world with a billion dollar international brand recognized worldwide.
Yes, our Peter Pan was a drug addict. He did drugs regularly but decided to quit when he saw his friend die because of the drugs. Also becoming a father made him take this step. Since then he was sober till his death.
Being an alcoholic didn't help him much. His decision to quit alcohol was fair enough as he gave us the best of the cinema with the Pirates of the Caribbean and many more.
He lost his baseball career to the drug addiction. He walked on the path of success only after quitting drugs completely. He won the 2010AL Most Valuable Player Award.
She drugged herself when she was 15. She just tried it for the first time and was overdosed. Since then she took a pledge of never EVER touch drugs again nor let anyone around her do it. Clearly, she's doing great without the help of the drugs.
Gerard Butler was admitted in a rehab in 2012 for the treatment of the addiction of a prescribed pill. Since then he is sober, clean and making loads of money.
Britney, the wild star, is finally sober after a long time of struggle with her drug addiction. Her addiction was followed by her madness. With this she successfully launched her album Britney Jean.
After recovering from heavy drinking habit, he gained success becoming a social activist. Also he earned a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Armageddon actor entered the rehab in 2001 for alcoholism. Coming out clean, he became famous and won an Oscar for Argo.
This former drug addict and alcoholic blew 500,000 pounds on the drugs. Soon she decided to quit this habit and today she owns a 1 million pound cleaning business in UK.
Jamie admitted that she was addicted to the pain killers that were prescribed to her after a small surgery. She came out of it clean and didn't lose anything. The actress who starred in the movie Freaky Friday also added that she was a alcoholic too.She is sober from past 14 years and has given hits like Halloween Resurrection and many more.
Whitney experienced going to rehab again and again. The singer was cited by the Guinness World Records as the most awarded female act of all time. Her death was a result of her drug addiction.