Archive for 'alcohol abuse'

Which Celebrities Share the Most Substance Abuse on Instagram?

In today’s digital age, it’s easier than ever for fans to follow the behind-the-scenes of celebrities’ lives. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram help celebs connect with fans on a more personal level and allow unprecedented (but controlled) access — sort of like a better paparazzi that celebs can direct themselves to protect […]

Former ‘Scandal’ Star Addresses Drug & Alcohol Use

Actor Columbus Short, best known for his three season stint on ABC’s hit drama┬áScandal, is sharing details about the six months he spent in Atlanta, GA, claiming the move and a renewed focus on his music helped him overcome drug and alcohol abuse. According to Short, he turned to using hard drugs and abusing alcohol […]

Was the Palin Family Feud Fueled By Alcohol?

Though she never made it to the White House, Tea Party member Sarah Palin has stayed in the spotlight since losing out on the Vice Presidential race in 2008, campaigning for conservatives and submitting sound bites on various programs. But recently the Palin name popped up in a way that we’re sure the Alaskan matriarch […]

Blurred Lies? Robin Thicke Admits to Vicodin, Alcohol Addiction

Currently embroiled in a copyright infringement lawsuit over his hit song “Blurred Lines,” singer Robin Thicke asserts that he never actually wrote the song — and that he only said he penned it because he was high. The crooner behind last year’s love-it-or-hate-it song of the summer has admitted to drug and alcohol addiction. Robin […]

20/20’s Elizabeth Vargas Again Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism

20/20’s Elizabeth Vargas is once again in rehab for alcohol dependency. The celebrity newscaster voluntarily checked herself into rehab in November 2013 and has publicly shared her struggle with alcoholism on Good Morning America. Now she’s checked herself into rehab again and released this statement: “As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcoming the disease […]

Robin Williams’ Struggles with Addiction

By now, you know that comedy legend Robin Williams passed away on Monday, August 11. Williams was discovered in his Tiburon, CA home, dead by an apparent suicide. Fans worldwide have expressed grief and disbelief over Williams’ passing, but to those more familiar with his struggles with addiction and depression, the news may not have […]

Sum 41 Singer Struggling With Alcoholism

You may remember Canadian pop/punk group Sum 41 for their songs “In Too Deep,” “Fat Lip,” or ” No Reason.” The band grew popular in the early 2000s, even earning a Grammy nomination as recently as 2012. Frontman Deryck Whibley made headlines in the past for his previous marriage to singer Avril Lavigne. Now, he’s […]

Living With an Alcohol Addict: Real Housewives of New York’s Ramona Singer

An upcoming episode of Real Housewives of New York reveals details from star Ramona Singer’s past. During a trip to the Berkshires, Singer reportedly had a breakdown as she recalled memories about abuse suffered at the hand of her alcoholic father.

Demi Lovato: Staying Sober in the Entertainment Business

Three years after entering treatment for bulimia, self-harm, and drug and alcohol addiction, Demi Lovato’s recovery is still going strong, meaning she can be added to our list of sober celebrities. Here’s a look back at Lovato’s struggles and how she excels at staying sober in the risky entertainment industry.

Sober Celebrities: 5 Former Addicts Who Have Stayed Clean

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death by presumed heroin overdose earlier this month put the spotlight on celebrity drug and alcohol addiction. After 23 years of sobriety, Hoffman relapsed in 2012 and died in early 2014, making people wonder whether sobriety and celebrity life is incompatible. Despite the high-profile drug and alcohol addiction that’s splashed across the […]