Jamie Lee Curtis revealed the intimate details of her fight against drugs

11.12.2019     /     News author: Oksana

Jamie Lee Curtis revealed the intimate details of her fight against drugs
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Actress Jamie Lee Curtis revealed intimate details about her fight against addictions, as well as the use of them with another Hollywood legend: her father Tony Curtis.

During an interview with Variety she addressed how she faced the problem and followed a recovery program.

“I knew that my father had a problem because I had a problem, and he and I shared drugs,” said the 60-year-old actress. “Once I took cocaine and I did it with my dad. But that was the only time I did that, and I did it with him. ”

Tony, an Oscar-nominated actor who starred in more than 100 movies, was married to Jamie's mother, Janet Leigh, from 1951 to 1962. He died in September 2010.

“He was sober for a short period of time and was very active in his recovery for about three years. I don't last that long. But he found the recovery for a minute, ”explained more Jamie, noting that the addiction ran in the family, since his brother Nicholas died of a heroin overdose at age 21.

The drug abuse of the Halloween star began when Vicodin was prescribed for a routine plastic surgery at the beginning of her career. The procedure was driven by a cameraman who commented on the swelling of Jamie's eyes during a filming.

The actress suffered for years in silence since nobody knew about her problem, not even her husband, Christopher Guest, with whom she married in 1984. But one night, when she was 40 years old, a friend noticed that Jamie was taking Vicodin in secret. before dinner

“Now I knew someone knew. I had been taking care of a secret addiction to Vicodin for a long time, more than 10 years, ”said Jamie Curtis.

Finally she sought help in 1999 and has been sober and in recovery since then.

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