10 Celebrities Living the Sober Life
Inspiration to stay sober can come from anywhere. Your family, your friends, and the want to stay physically and emotionally healthy are all great sources, but what about your favorite celebrity?
We all have looked up to a celebrity, following their lives and works. At times we want to mimic their choices, but what about their ideas on sobriety? We so often hear of celebrities who have used and abused alcohol, but very rarely do we hear of those who have lived the sober life. Some of the celebrities on this list are recovering from their past experiences with drinking while others have yet to touch a glass. Here are 10 of your favorite celebrities living the sober life.
#1: Jennifer Hudson: The first celebrity on our list is Jennifer Hudson. According to Hudson, she has never had a drink in her life and doesn’t plan on doing so any time soon.
#2: Bradley Cooper: Cooper decided to leave his life of drugs and alcohol behind when he realized it could possibly end his career. He has been alcohol and drug free since the age of 29.
#3: Russell Brand: We all know of Russell Brand’s party boy shenanigans in his films, but he at one point did not live the sober life. As of this year, Brand will have been 15 years sober!
#4: Matthew Perry: Perry struggled with his addiction to Vicodin and alcohol in the late 90s and entered rehab to escape a worse fate. He was not touched alcohol since leaving rehab and wants people who think they cannot quit substance abuse that change is possible.
#5: Eminem: It is of so surprise that Eminem has made this list. He has had no issue expressing the issues he faced with substance abuse and his inability to cope without them. He admits to not having had recorded a song sober in over 7 years. He has currently been sober the last few years and is not looking back.
#6: Jennifer Lopez: Lopez actually credits her ability to stay away from alcohol to the love of her skin. She believes drinking would ruin her good looks, but does admit to taking a sip of alcohol when making toasts.
#7: Kim Cattrall: Kim Cattrall admits to getting headaches whenever she drinks.Because of this, she is not a huge drinker. Her drug of choice? Shopping!
#8: Jada Pinkett Smith: Jada Pinkett Smith was at a point in her life where she was drinking two bottles of wine a day. She decided to deal with the pain causing the increase in alcohol intake and has been sober for 13 years!
#9: Tyra Banks: Tyra Banks’ only encounter with any sort of substances was a sip of alcohol at the age of 12. Other than that, she has been sober her entire life.
#10: Rob Lowe: Lowe’s sober life has been going strong for roughly 28 years. His tip? Make sure to go to rehab when you’re ready. You can’t do it for other people. This is a decision you must make for yourself.
What celebrity do you look up to? What is their stance on substance abuse? Are any of them on this list? Let us know in the comments below!
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