Archive for 'Alcoholism'

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 […]