Carrie Fisher’s Sister, Joely, Speaks Out About Their Father’s Drug Addiction


By Stephanie Nolasco

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Life wasn’t always all glitz and glamour for Joely Fisher.

The 50-year-old, whose father was legendary singer Eddie Fisher, said addiction has plagued one of Hollywood’s most famous families for years. She’s sharing her story in a new memoir titled “Growing Up Fisher.”

“My first experience with drug use was as a toddler,” the singer and actress wrote in the book, which was excerpted by People Magazine Wednesday. “I had a baby’s-eye view of my own father tying off, prepping a needle, and injecting drugs into his veins. I was propped up in an inappropriate proximity to My Papa.”

Eddie struggled with addiction for almost four decades before he…click here to continue reading