Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 02:25 PM PDT May 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jun 13, 2016 

While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost their battles against addiction, not all celebrity addictions have an unhappy ending. Here's a look at some stars who have fought addictions and won.

celebs battled addiction - Elton John
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Throughout his career, singer-songwriter Elton John has struggled with addictions to alcohol and cocaine. In 1975, he survived an overdose during "Elton Week" in Los Angeles. It wasn't until 1990 that he got sober.


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