Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 02:25 PM PDT May 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 30, 2014 

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 - Robin Williams
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As a rising comedic talent whose career was taking off thanks to his standup routine and "Mork & Mindy," Robin Williams developed an addiction to cocaine and alcohol in the 1970s and 1980s. He has said the death of his friend John Belushi helped convince him to stop using drugs. In 2006, he relapsed and checked into a treatment center for alcohol abuse and has said he's been sober since.


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