5 Female Celebrities who have Successfully Battled Drug Addiction

We dress up like them, we behave like them, but we don’t know what they have faced in order to achieve. However, while idolizing them, we often forget that they are just humans. Sometimes they have to struggle a lot or sometimes due to some sort of experiences and tensions they fall into the trap of drug use and become drug addicts. Here we have 5 female celebrities who have successfully battled drug addiction.

1) Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan starts her career as a child star in the original film, The Parent Trap, and ventured into the music as well. Since then she has lost control in her life. The young star got hooked to alcohol, cocaine and numerous other substances leading her to DUI arrests, jail time and multiple stints in rehab.

2) Britney Spears

More than after living a dream life, pressure and stress got to her, and she started abusing drugs, which lead to her hospitalization and put her career on hold. However, after dealing with her mental and emotional issues.

3) Kirsten Dunst

She is best known for her role as Mary Jane in Spider-Man trilogy. In 2008, breaking up with her boyfriend (Johnny Borrell) led her to drug abuse. She started taking anti-depressants, prescribed by doctors to help her meet professional commitments, this led her trying heavier drugs. After this, she checked into rehab

4) Oprah Winfrey


Oprah Winfrey, a 61-year-old host of one of the most watched talk show has actually battled drug addiction before becoming famous. She confessed to smoking crack cocaine, Oprah was romantically involved with a crack addict at the time, but she was addicted rather to the man, than the drug, as she explained.

5) Courtney Love


Courtney Love is famous for her drug abuse, nearly for three decades she used to go to a drug induced party. Tripped on pills, cocaine, and a toxic mixture of every other drug available. Because of her love for drugs, Kurt Cobain committed suicide. Even after his death, she indulged in heavy alcohol consumption, which finally resulted in her heading to rehab in 2005 and 2006.

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