Russell Brand Takes Us Inside His Recovery After Battling Heroin And Alcohol Addiction


By Amber Belus

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He’s a doting father and husband! In an exclusive interview with In TouchRussell Brand opened up about how his life has changed for the better over the years. After battling heroin and alcohol issues, today the Get Him to the Greek Star is happily married to Laura Gallacher and they have a one-year-old daughter together named Mabel.

“I feel awakened and peaceful and connected and less in need of other people’s approval [Fatherhood] changed everything,” he explained. “With drugs and alcohol, the rock bottoms tend to be pretty obvious because they involve police and ambulances. But in ordinary life, any moment where you find yourself despairing and hopeless can be a rock bottom. For me, that can happen pretty easily.”

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star recalled one of these “rock bottom” moments, and it sounds like it was definitely time for changes. “A couple years ago when I was so heavily involved in politics in the UK, I got a lot of negative…click here to continue reading