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