Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 5:25 PM May 15 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jun 14 2016

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 - David Bowie
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David Bowie suffered from a cocaine addiction in the 1970s. By his own admission, cocaine use twisted his sanity and he overdosed several times during 1976. It wasn't until the late 1970s that he was able to kick his addiction.


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