16 Shocking Celebrity Drug Addicts
You wouldn’t believe that some of your favorite actors and singers have shocking drug addictions, a few overcame and a few didn’t.
9. Heath Ledger
The Joker from Batman was apparently living a 2nd life that his fans didn’t know about.Heath Ledger passed away from an accidental overdose on prescription drugs. This deadly cocktail included Xanax, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Temazepam and others. Heath was found in Mary-Kate Olsen’s apartment dead on the floor. Reports state witnesses saying they saw him popping 6 ecstasy pills at one time and washed it down with a swig of champagne. If only he would have gotten some treatment, maybe this horrible incident would have never happened. Drugs are no joke.
8. David Duchovny
The star from X-Files and Californication has had a serious problem with what he calls sex addiction and cheated on his wife on plenty of occasions. The womanizer you see on Californication is basically the same Dave in real life. He has also admitted to doing cocaine in college and claims it’s perfectly normal. His other reason for drugs is pretty ridiculous. He confesses he also did it so he could get into character while playing an addicted doctor in the clutches of the Mafia. Get outta here.
7. Tila Tequila
The Bisexual reality star is basically known for trying to get attention and also her drug usage. We’ve recently heard accounts of her becoming a Nazi and apparently she has figured out why that is. She blames her drug use and the death of her former lover and wants a 2nd chance from her fans. She suffered overdose on pills and had a brain aneurysm. That’s why you shouldn’t do drugs.
6. Macaulay Culkin
The guy who was made famous by Home Alone was arrested for possession of marijuana and Xanax during a rough time in his life. It seems like the child stars don’t know how to handle not being in the spotlight and resort to drugs. What seemed to be an innocent boy just a few years ago, has completely transformed. He denies using heroine but admits that methadone is his drug of choice and eases his heroin urge.
5. Drew Barrymore
Drew had a dark side to her before she became that all-American girl in the Wedding Singer. She’s a well-liked actress but has had fight some serious demons to get to where she is today. At a young age she developed an appetite for drugs and alcohol. She began smoking pot at 10 and even did cocaine at 12. Later on was even in an X-rated film before she made it to the big screen. Drew isn’t afraid to share stories from her past and has learned that she can stay sober and not go back to the way she used to be.
4. Dwayne Johnson
The former professional wrestler became famous with his charisma and his chiseled body. What a lot of people don’t know is the Dwayne has admitted to Fortune Magazine about using steroids at the age of 19. At that time in his life, he says he didn’t really understand what he was doing. It’s true he has a good workout routine and keeps getting bigger and bigger. But you have to wonder if it’s on his mind.
3. 50 Cent Rapidly Loses Weight
Many are extremely shocked of what lengths 50 cent went through for his next movie “Things Fall Apart” which is about a cancer stricken football player. He went from being a healthy 214 pounds to 160 over the course of 9 weeks. Some people claim he did it with the help of drugs. 50 still holds his word and says it’s been from a liquid diet and working out 3 hours a day. What do you believe?
2. Lisa Robbins Kelly
A beautiful actress on that 70’s show who played the role Eric Formans mean older sister, “Laurie Forman”. She passed away at only the age of 43 and many were shocked. She had just checked herself into rehab and seemed to be on the right track. She was previously arrested for spousal abuse and DUI then tragedy struck. On August 15th, 2013, she died in her sleep and the facility. The coroner concluded it was an overdose of multiple drugs. Her husband later filed a lawsuit for negligence. No one knows how the drugs made it into the rehab facility.
You name it, Charlie Sheen has done it. Who else deserves a place on the top of our list more than Charlie? Charlie’s been smoking crack since 2010 and most likely still does. Stories of him spending ridiculous amounts of money on porn stars and drugs are all over the web. He apparently spends at least $3000 on cocaine a day and 15000 a month according to one of his call girls. His problem is so out of control, his contract was cancelled by Two and a Half Men by CBS. to add insult to injury, Charlie has revealed that he is in fact, HIV positive. Can’t these celebs just keep themselves in check?!