Celebrities who have famously battled addiction
The dark side of stardom
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On July 24, TMZ reported that pop star Demi Lovato had been hospitalized for what was initially alleged to be a heroin overdose. Lovato, who was long been open and vocal about her struggles with substance abuse in the past, is far from the only celebrity who's struggled with addiction.
Like Lovato, whether it be to help deal with the pressures of fame or depression, there have been many stars who have turned to drugs or alcohol at some point in their lives to help cope. Click through this gallery to learn more about some of these famous faces and their battles.
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LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age