10 Female Celebrities Who Have Overcome Substance Abuse

Celebrities are always involved with so much public appearances that they have to maintain an image. However, there comes a time when they are sick of everything and they drown into the pool of taking drugs and become addicted to certain things. Here is a list of all the female celebrities who were once used-to of a particular substance; however, they somehow managed to survive and overcame the problem.


  • 1

    Jennifer Aniston

    Jennifer Aniston was struggling with chain smoking while she was filming her top TV series, Friends. However, since 2007 she has started exercising in order to stay from nicotine.

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  • 2

    Catherine Zeta Jones

    Catherine Zeta Jones smoked cigarettes when she was a teenager. However, she quit after a paparazzi took a picture of her smoking while she was pregnant. The fear of passing the habit on to her child made her quit.

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  • 3

    Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah, who is now an inspiration for several people around the world, admitted that she was addicted to crack cocaine back in the 80’s. She has not given any details regarding her addiction, but she has moved past it.

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  • 4

    Angelina Jolie

    Jolie admitted that she was once doing almost every drug possible. However, after her marriage with Brad Pitt, she decided to leave everything since she had to take care of six children.

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  • 5

    Britney Spears

    Britney Spears, while she was a mother of two, was going through a problem of alcohol and drugs. However, she has been going to rehabs in order to get herself clean.

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  • 6

    Demi Lovato

    Lovato, just like Britney Spears, went through several different addictions. However, she started going to ta rehab back in 2010 and managed to overcome the problem of alcohol and certain drugs.

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  • 7

    Chaka Khan

    After signing up with Warner Bros, Chaka Khan got involved in cocaine and heroin. She was in-taking drugs for at least 10 years. However, she later decided to quit after Etta James personally spoke to her.

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  • 8

    Nicole Richie

    Nicole started taking heroin, pills and even marijuana. In 2007 she was arrested for illegal possession of heroin. Now she has turned her life around as she is a mother of two.

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  • 9

    Kelly Osbourne

    Kelly Osbourne had a serious problem of Vicodin when she was only 17 years of age. She went to a rehab in 2009 and has turned her life around ever since.

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  • 10

    Drew Barrymore

    The famous Charlie’s Angel had an alcohol addiction. In fact, she was a chain smoker when she was only 11 years old. However, she has managed to wipe her slate clean.

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