Celebrities who quit addictions
Bella Hadid He revealed this week that he has not drunk alcohol for five months. The 26 year old model started his road to sobriety after discovering that spirits harmed his mental health. “I know how it will affect me at 3 in the morning when I wake up with horrible anxiety Thinking about what I said five years ago when I graduated from high school,” Gigi Hadid’s sister confessed in an interview a few months ago.
“I loved alcohol, to the point where I started canceling nights because i thought i couldn’t control myself“, Bella explained in an interview with InStyle. It is curious because the model is precisely one of the representatives of a fashion that is sweeping through social networks: the “heroine chic”.
A trend that swept the 90s and that idealized the baggy eyesthe skin pale and the extreme thinness. A number of features that seem to go perfectly with the look of bella hadid. However, the model talks about how she has given up the addictions that previously controlled her life.
Can sobriety be a fashion?
At the beginning of the last decade, a countermovement to the unhealthy tendencies that had ruled our lives in the 90s and 2000s. The wellness and the “self-care” that has become fashionable in recent years. Is it therefore considered a fashion stop consuming all kinds of substances now?
Bella Hadid is not the only one who has spoken about stopping drinking or using drugs. celebrities of other guilds have also admitted it, as Miley Cyrus or Demi Lovato, both 30 years old, for example. The two former Disney girls have expressed how substances controlled their lives, and the protagonist of Camp Rock even suffered an overdose that almost ended his life in 2018.
Demi Lovato is one of the visible faces of sobriety, and it is by force. In 2022 he expressed that, despite the fact that in the past he had talked about using in moderation as a solution to his addictions, he was no longer on that path. «Completely sober is the only way“, said. To the point that both the singer and her former partner, Miley, have left even the most socially accepted. Neither of them drinks alcohol or smokes marijuana.the recreational use of which is legal in California and widely accepted.
Recently, until Demi Lovato’s little sister, Madi de la Garzawriter, director and audiovisual producer, admitted to having been addicted: «I went through a lot last year that made me want to stay in bed, hide from the world. My best friend was substances and I felt disconnected from those around me. When I realized that it started to affect my relationship with my friends, and specifically with my mother, i knew i had to change«.
A generational problem
Now that the expression nepobaby is part of our dictionary, it should be noted that these children of celebrities have also had to manage their parents’ addictions. In many cases, in Hollywood alcoholism and drug addiction become generational problems.
This is the case of Drew Barrymore (48 years old), he had to grow up with a normalization of addictions which is now scandalous. It should be noted that the young actress started drinking when she was only 9 years old and before turning 15 she had already gone to rehabilitation. She now speaks openly about the subject and how her sobriety has changed her life: «It has been one of the most liberating paths of my life»explained the actress recently.
A few years older is Jamie Lee Curtis, who has been sober for more than 20 years at 64. “I’m holding back what has been a generational problem in my family. It will be the greatest thing I ever do, if I can keep it up. Because entire generations have been ruled by alcoholism and drug addiction », he expressed in 2022.