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Jamie Lee Curtis hid drug addiction for years for family and friends

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She is now 20 years clean, but still goes to rehab meetings.

Halloween star Jamie Lee Curtis has for the first time spoke about her years of drug addiction. The actress is happy that she is still alive, after they in the late eighties and a large part of the nineties sneak on drugs and pills was.

“I ran for the curve of the opiate epidemic,” says the now 59-year-old actress to People. “I was there 10 jaarzoet. No one knew it. No one.”

Curtis, whose half-brother Nicholas died of a heroin overdose in 1994, reveals that in 1989 for the first time, opiates and was prescribed after a minor surgery on her eyes. Then she brought the nineties by finding ways painkillers to get. It stole them even friends and family members.

Her older sister Kelly, who was one of the people with whom they pills had managed to steal, was, in 1998, the first behind her addiction. Not much later, lived Jamie Lee her first rehab meeting in February 1999. On the same day she came clean with her husband Christopher Guest.

The actress is now nearly 20 years clean, but she continues to attend meetings and provide help and advice to fellow addicts.

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