Celebrities who have famously battled addiction

Jamie Lee Curtis is reflecting on being 20 years sober

Stars Insider

06/11/19 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Struggles

Fame and fortune have always held unique caveats for Hollywood stars, whether it be the pressures of audiences, the invasion of privacy, or the stress of never being able to live a "normal" life again.

Now famously open about her battle with addiction, Jamie Lee Curtis spoke to Variety about her struggles as she celebrates 20 years of sobriety. Amongst many topics, she spoke of sharing drugs with her celebrity father, Tony Curtis, and of her brother Nicholas, who died of a heroin overdose at 21. The actress even says she went as far as stealing Vicodin from her sister Kelly.

Indeed, whether it be to help deal with the pressures of fame or depression, there have been many stars who have turned to drugs or alcohol at some point in their lives to help cope. Click through this gallery to learn more about some of these famous faces and their battles.

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