The actress’ public battle with obesity has been well-document and many have commented. When she finally managed to lose weight, she says the weight loss wasn’t the best thing – it was the fact that she had quit smoking.
Scandal rocker Pete Doherty was rushed to hospital last month where he claims his heart stopped beating.
Drew Barrymore, the celebrity American actress, film producer and film director – who started smoking at the very early age of 10 – reportedly quit smoking with her firm determination at the age of 26.
The beautiful blond from ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ has kept this secret from her fans for many years.
Christina Applegate, an American actress known for playing Kelly Bundy on the Fox Broadcasting Company sitcom ‘Married… with Children’ is an example of those who have tried to quit smoking, but – despite being diagnosed with cancer – just can’t give it up.
The Lindsay Lohan’s father made a desperate plea on national television to get his daughter of prescription medication, claiming she is a “hollow” person now because of them.
Robbie Williams is one of the most successful entertainers in history. He, however, has not been immune to a trend affecting celebrities: battling addiction.
Britney Spears is one of the most well-known names in pop culture today. However, it isn’t only her talent that called for media attention: the pop star has forged a public battle that forced her to seek treatment.
Famous from the time she was just in an infant, Mary-Kate Olsen, one half of the Olsen Twins empire, is well-known for her acting and her fashion label. The starlet, however, succumbed to a serious eating disorder that saw her seek treatment.
Patrick Swayze, the hunk from ‘Dirty Dancing’ and ‘Point Break’, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2008. Despite aggressive initial treatment – including surgery and chemotherapy – the actor lost his battle on September 14, 2009.