Drug and alcohol addiction can happen to anyone, even celebrities. Or perhaps it would be better to say drug and alcohol addiction can happen to anyone, especially celebrities. It’s a story we’ve all heard many times before– money, success, and acclaim open the doors to addiction for certain individuals in the public spotlight. While it is easy to document a celebrity’s crash and burn into the depths of their habit, what about those celebrities that managed to stay on the road to recovery? Here are 15 famous faces whose battle for sobriety serve as an inspiration to us all.
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Hollywood superstar and activist Angelina Jolie has discussed with media her past addictions to cocaine and heroin. The Changeling actress struggled with the habit in her teen years and once said she felt very lucky not to have died young.