Rob Lowe Reflects On Being 30 Years Sober: ‘You Have To Want To Do It’


“Recovery really does work for people who work it,” said the actor

By Jen Juneau

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Thirty years into his sobriety journey, Rob Lowe recognizes that a personal desire to stay clean has played a big part in his success in doing so.

In an interview with Willie Geist on Sunday Today, the 56-year-old actor recalled struggling with substance abuse at 18 years old while filming The Outsiders, saying, “Nobody’s going to do a pity party or have a telethon for all those suffering 18-year-old movie stars, you know?”

Lowe pointed out that every decade or so, new stars pop up and represent “that person in the culture” going through similar struggles with addiction while in the…click here to continue reading