Celebrities are no stranger to addiction, there's always some news story about a celebrity checking themselves in rehab to get treatment for this or that. These celebrities had one very specific vice: Vicodin. Vicodin is a prescription pain medication that is similar to Oxycontin. Be sure to check out my other list of Celebrities Addicted to Oxycontin. These are the celebrities that were addicted to Vicodin.Who are the celebrities who are addicted to Vicodin? This list will sadly look at those famous people who struggle with the addiction to prescription pain medication. If anything, this shows that celebrities are just like us, assuming you are hooked on drugs that is.
Jamie Lee Curtis became addicted to Vicodin after a routine plastic surgery she had done on her eyes when she was 35. Curtis said her dependency became so strong that she stole medication from her sister. Curtis confessed to her sister and went to treatment.
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Profession: Author, Actor, Voice acting, Writer
Credits: True Lies, Halloween, A Fish Called Wanda, Freaky Friday
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Eminem had been addicted to Vicodin for years, even sporting a Vicodin tattoo on his left arm. In 2009 Eminem overdosed in his home in Oakland County, Michigan. He's daughter called 911 and the singer survived, after being released from the hospital he checked into treatment. Eminem then recorded two hit albums and remains sober.
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician, Film Producer, + more
Credits: 8 Mile, 21 Jump Street, The Longest Yard, The Equalizer
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Brett Favre had been popping Vicodin "like they were lifesavers" after being prescribed them for pain relief. On Feb. 27th 1996 after a surgery to remove one bone spur and several bone chips from his left ankle, Favre had a seizure. He said that was the moment he decided he needed to stop taking pain medicine and sought help.
Birthplace: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States of America
Profession: Actor, Athlete, American football player
Credits: There's Something About Mary, NFL Monday Night Football, Super Bowl XXXII, Super Bowl XXXI
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Walter Payton wrote an autobiography, in it he detailed his use of pain pills and liquids to deal with injuries during his playing days, and how the practice continued after he retired.
Age: Died at 46 (1953-1999)
Birthplace: Columbia, Mississippi, United States of America
Profession: American football player
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