Belinda: My 30yr battle with drugs
POP babe Belinda Carlisle has opened up about her 30-year battle with drug addiction when she appeared on ITV’s The 1980s singer, who had a global hit with
30 years ago, said: “The fact that I’m sitting here – I’m not in jail and I’m alive...”
Belinda, 58, added: “I battled addiction for 30 years.
“I think that you have to hit some sort of bottom, and mine was a spiritual bottom.
“It was a choice between life and death at the time and that was only 13 years ago.
“I had been on a bender and I don’t know if it was a hallucination but it was a revelation that now was the time, life or death.
“I have lost so many friends to drugs.”