John Stamos Reveals His New Addiction at Broadway Premiere


By Nicki Gostin

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John Stamos went into rehab to kick substance abuse, but now he has a new monkey on his back — candy.

“I’ve turned into a candy freak,” he confessed at the Broadway premiere of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” which opened on Sunday. “As a kid I didn’t like candy and now I’ll eat anything and they have to hide it in my house and last night I found some chocolate eggs from Easter and I brought them with me today.”

In July 2015, the “Full House” star checked into a rehabilitation facility shortly after being arrested on suspicion of DUI in Beverly Hills. Following a month in treatment, he tweeted “I’m back! Took a month to take care of things. Healthy. Feeling grateful for the love & support of family & friends.”

Stamos joked that now his family and friends have to keep him from going through the house seeking out sweets.

“The girlfriend, the housekeeper, the police…” he named as helpers. “But you know, I’ve studied it because they have all this research on sugar and it’s horrific for you. I thought I had other addiction issues, which is fine, but the candy has been horrific for me.”

Stamos, 53, is famous for his fantastic complexion, great smile and youthful looks. A sugar habit would appear to be among the last things he needs, but the man is hooked.

“It’s like, you’ll have a piece of candy and you’ll be like, I have to have another one and late at night too,” he confessed

Stamos told us that switching to another drug isn’t the solution, though he’s not sure about this next step in his battle with candy.

“I don’t know what I’m going to go to next,” he joked.

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