Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 5:25 PM May 15 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 31 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 - Russell Brand
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British comedian Russell Brand is a former heroin addict and a recovering alcoholic. He has abstained from drug use since 2002 and has cited his practice of transcendental meditation as a significant factor in his recovery.


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