Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 2:25 PM May 15 2012   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Jan 30 2014

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 - Boy George
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Throughout the 1980s, Boy George struggled with a heroin addiction, but addictions to other drugs would also follow. After getting clean and enjoying 16 years of sobriety, he relapsed in 2003 and eventually found himself in trouble with the law, including serving four months in prison. He now claims more than four years of sobriety.


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