We find more young female artists in Hollywood than ever before. These young ladies are exceptionally talented, smart, and hard workers. In the presence of so many other famous celebrities, these young guns have found their way to the top and proved themselves. However, youth has always been vulnerable to various types of addictions specially drugs. Following are some of the young, famous, and powerful female hotties that have battled and are still battling with drug and alcohol addictions.
Selena who is only 21 was admitted to a rehab centre in Arizona earlier this year. It was later found out that the star of Disney’ s Barney & Friends and now a successful pop star had been taking marijuana and prescription drugs including Ambien. This drug is prescribed as a sleep aid but has become extremely popular in Hollywood as you gain the same effect as if you were consuming large amounts of alcohol. Selena now seems to have recovered and apparently is focusing on her singing career. Keep the fingers crossed for this sensuous lady!
Nicole Richie, the daughter of Lionel Ritchie has been very open and honest about her difficult teenage years and the fact that she took drugs which included heroin and cocaine. She did though go to rehab and after she was ‘clean’ went on to be part of the hugely successful reality television show, The Simple Life, with Paris Hilton. Nicole is now a successful fashion designer, wife and mother to two children.
Where do we begin? This young star’s life seems to be endlessly spinning out of control due to drug and alcohol abuse. She has to date been admitted to rehab 6 times and she is only 27. However, rehab obviously doesn’t seem to be working as it has been reported in the press many times that she has tried to invite drug dealer in to visit her. We will have to wait and see if Lindsay can finally kick her drug habit.
As everyone is aware Drew Barrymore was a child star most famous for role in E.T. However as a child she smoked, rank alcohol and snorted cocaine. She confessed to her drug taking at the tender age of 14 when she was referred to rehab. She first started to smoke marijuana at the age of 10 and told of how her drug taking was a gradual build up from the soft to hard drugs. She did though become ‘clean’ and has enjoyed a successful film career.
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart, now 37 and mother of three boys, was best known for her role as Sabrina in ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’. She hit the headlines when her memoirs revealed scandalous revelations about her past Hollywood life. She admitted to taking weed, ecstasy, and mushrooms for up to a year and a half. It was after taking ecstasy one day in 1999 that she famously posed for Maxim on their front cover while still high.
These are only a few of the countless young women who are still battling and contuse to battle drug and alcohol addiction today in the bright lights of Hollywood.