Following the news of Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman's death, widely reported to have been linked to his use of heroin, a number of celebrities have publically revealed and discussed their own drug addictions.
In the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's probably heroin related death, now is not the time to reveal how heroin "kind of saved" you. Or it is if you're Cher's son, Elijah Blue Allman.
Cher's son, Elijah Blue Allman, has discussed his drug use on a televised interview.
The 37-year-old appeared on Entertainment Tonight in order to conduct his first television interview, as E! reports. He discussed his addiction problems and claimed that, at certain times in his life, his dependency was something which "saved" him.
The actor shared his own history of addiction and recovery.
In the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death, another actor – Desperate Housewives’ Shawn Pyfrom has come out with a confession about his own addiction, in hopes of reaching others and spreading information. In a blog post on his tumblr, the actor who played Bree Van De Kamp’s eldest son on the tv drama, recalls his own experiences and concludes that drugs “will steal your life away from you.”
Pyfrom has left his party days behind.
The actor says he’s sharing the history of his addiction against the advice of others, but that he “won’t allow [his] selfish needs to get in the way of potentially reaching another human being’s life.”
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'Desperate Housewives' star Shawn Pyfrom decided to pen his past substance abuse struggles, in a lengthy Tumblr post, after the death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Since the passing of one of Hollywood's great actors in today's film industry, Phililp Seymour Hoffman, another actor has come forward to admit substance abuse issues.
Shawn Pyfrom, who starred in ABC's 'Desperate Housewives', has come forward to share his experiences with battling a drug and alcohol addiction.
The 27 year-old opened up about his past struggles in a lengthy Tumblr post on Sunday (Feb 2nd).