Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 5:25 PM May 15 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 20 2014

While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost their battles against addiction, not all celebrity addictions have an unhappy ending. Here's a look at some stars who have fought addictions and won.

celebs battled addiction - Stephen King
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In his memoir, horror master Stephen King tells of a 1987 intervention by family and friends in which they dumped evidence of his addictions from the trash, including beer cans, cocaine, Xanax, Valium, NyQuil and marijuana, on the rug in front of him. King wrote that he sought help and quit all forms of drugs and alcohol and has remained sober since.

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