Belinda: My 30yr bat­tle with drugs

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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.”

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