Jamie Lee Curtis Bravely Discusses Her Past Opioid Addiction

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In an interview, the actor discusses her past drug addiction and how her fame didn’t help matters

By Charlie May

Original Source: salon.com

Actor Jamie Lee Curtis sat down for a lengthy interview with ABC’s Chris Connelly during which she revealed her former addiction to opiates and talked about opioid epidemic as a whole that has spread across the country.

“I remember the feeling of wanting that prescription,” Curtis explained. “We have an opioid epidemic — around the world, but — predominantly here in America, predominantly in areas . . .”

“That are not Hollywood,” Connelly said.

“No. West Virginia, Appalachia, New England, small towns,” Curtis said. “It’s an epidemic, and I don’t pretend to have the answers for it.”

“But I was an opioid addict, hidden, only got more famous and more attention during it. And it was one of the most humiliating…click here to continue reading

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