Hollywood is no stranger to sober celebrities, many of whom use their experiences to help other alcoholics and drug addicts find the courage they need to begin their journey to sobriety. Meanwhile, other stars say they’re just grateful and want to live openly.
However, from time to time, a celebrity surprises the world and unexpectedly announces that he has become sober.
Kelly Osbournewho had previously spoken about being sober for six years, revealed in April 2021 that she had relapsed and was working on her next steps.
“I’m not proud of it. But I’m on the right track again, ”she wrote on Instagram at the time.
Two months later, the former Fashion Police the star explained how the COVID-19 pandemic caused her to relapse during an appearance on Red table conversation.
“I was alone, sitting by the pool and waiting for someone to come to meet me. And I saw this woman and her husband with a glass of champagne. It looked very pretty and I thought, “I can do this too,” she shared in an interview in June 2021. “And the next day I drank two glasses. And the next day it was bottles.”
Osbourne also reflected on how the medical procedure made her addicted when she was younger, noting, “I had a very bad case of tonsillitis. They ended up having to do crazy surgery on me and then they gave me Vicodin and that was all I needed.”
Demi Lovatowho first entered drug and alcohol rehab in 2010 have used their experiences to help others who may be struggling with similar issues.
“I think I turned to these coping mechanisms because I was really in so much pain that I didn’t want to die and I didn’t know what else to do. Sometimes I did the best I could, and now that I have other tools and other resources, I know how else to act and how to cope so that I do not have to resort to such behavior again, ”Lovato said in an interview. release of the podcast “Yes, no, I’m not fine” in March 2021.
The singer previously sought treatment and ended up in a sober home in 2013, but after six years of sobriety, he relapsed and was rushed to hospital in 2018 after a near-fatal drug overdose.
After the harrowing journey, Lovato revealed what led to the relapse of their relationship. Dancing with the devil docuseries in March 2021, later clarifying that they had decided not to completely eliminate marijuana and alcohol from their lives.
“I think I want to try that balance in the material side of my life as well,” the Disney Channel alum said. Glamor magazine of the time. “A one-size-fits-all solution does not work for everyone. Any path that is right for someone else does not mean that it is effective, meaningful, or safe for you. … I encourage people to just make their own choices. Autonomy for me is what changed my life.”
Scroll down to find all the stars who courageously sobered up in private and then shared inspirational news with fans by confessing to getting clean:
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