Samuel L. Jackson Talks Past Struggle With Crack Abuse: ‘I’d Been Getting High Since … 15, 16’


By Helen Murphy

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Samuel L. Jackson is opening up about his past drug use in a new interview.

Jackson, 70, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter for its latest cover story, where he got candid about struggling with an addiction to crack cocaine in the 1980s and 1990s.

“The whole time I was using, sure, I had a good reputation,” he told THR. “I showed up on time, I did my lines. I was great. But there was something that was keeping me from getting to that next place.”

In the early ’90s, Jackson was here to continue reading