Ben Affleck has Sobriety Setback Won’t Derail Him[] ben affleck sobriety

Ben Affleck has admitted to have fallen off the wagon. Despite his setback, he vowed that he won’t let it derail him completely.érieux.html The 47-year-old actor was reportedly seen arriving at ex-wife Jennifer Garner’s house in the Pacific Palisades on Sunday afternoon.

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According to sources, this was hours after questions and concerns began to surface after he was seen stumbling to his car after leaving a Halloween party on Saturday night in Los Angeles.

In October 2018, Ben Affleck thanked loved ones and fans for their support after he completed a 40-day treatment program.

“Battling any addiction is a lifelong and difficult struggle,” he wrote at the time. “Because of that, one is never really in or out of treatment. It is a full-time commitment. I am fighting for myself and my family.”

Alcohol isn’t the only addiction Ben Affleck has battled, his gambling addiction has become public when he became good friends with Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley who are also on this list for their gambling addiction. In 2001 he reportedly checked himself in rehab to solve his gambling problem.

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Ben Affleck is among a list of other celebrities that have battled addiction

1. Daniel Radcliffe

Harry Potter actor, Daniel Radcliffe, admitted to drinking heavily on set and struggling with risky behavior and blackouts in public. He now enjoys his sobriety by reading and staying healthy through exercise.
“There is something in any person who drinks in a way that’s clearly not good for them, something that is attracted to that chaos. I change when I’m drunk. I’m one of those people who changes.”

2. Demi Lovato

Singer and actress, Demi Lovato, has recently made the news about an overdose on July 24th. Demi broker her silence a few days later stating “I’ll keep fighting.”

3. Zac Efron

Actor, Zac Efron, struggled with alcohol and drug addictions growing up in the Hollywood limelight. In 2013, he attended rehab and has been sober since, seeing the benefits of sobriety directly in his booming career. In talking about recovery, Efron says: “I just started going. And I think it’s changed my life. I’m much more comfortable in my own skin. Things are so much easier now.”

4. Colin Farrell
Actor, Colin Farrell, had a reputation as a heavy drinker when he first arrived in Hollywood, but now he hasn’t had a drink for over a decade and he says that he doesn’t miss it.
“When I got sober, it was the right time for me to get sober. I could have done it earlier, for sure, and I would have saved a lot of money and a good deal of heartbreak, but I’m lucky enough to have made it anyway and I’m grateful for that. So better late than ever.”

5. Russell Brand
Now sober 13 years, comedian, Russell Brand, speaks openly about his past struggles with drugs and alcohol. He’s now a public voice for recovery, calling for addiction to be treated as a disease rather than a crime.
“Don’t pick up a drink or drug, one day at a time. It sounds so simple. It actually is simple but it isn’t easy: it requires incredible support and fastidious structuring.”

6. Rob Lowe
Actor, Rob Lowe, stopped drinking and turned away from his self-proclaimed “unlife” in his early 20s. With 26 years sober, he has often said that sobriety saved his life.
“I got sober in 1991. So it’s almost 24 years later. And that changed my life forever and everything good that I have is a result of that.”

7. Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist, Kat Von D, decided to stop drinking when it started to interfere with her work. She now has 9 years sober and thoroughly enjoys her life, work, and friends.
“I wasn’t hurt by the fact that my “friends” weren’t including men on the action, but it was reality sinking in that I had no real friends that stung the most. I had social pals, relationships based on nothing more than partying. I guess you could say I made myself into a party favor.”

8. Eric Clapton
Singer and songwriter, Eric Clapton, has been sober for nearly 3 decades. He struggled with heroin in the 70s and later turned to alcohol, before finally getting sober once and for all. He now demonstrates a strong commitment to recovery, holding benefits and even opening his own treatment center.
“I thought that if I stopped drinking and I stopped using drugs…I would not be able to play anymore. In other words, those were things that were necessary for inspiration. But it was a shortcut. My experience now tells me in a long time of being in recovery, that I can be a good musician with or without that philosophy.”

9. Tim McGraw

Country musician, Tim McGraw, quit drinking in 2008 when it started to affect his career and family life. He now spends his time working out, which he believes puts him in a better mental state, allowing him to be a better father and family man.
“I was at a crossroads in my life on all fronts: I wanted to be healthy, I wanted to be around for my kids, I wanted to be a better husband and a better father, I wanted to take care of myself mentally and physically, and I wanted to get the most out of my career that I could get out of my career.”

10. Danny Trejo

In his youth, actor, Danny Trejo, struggled with drug addiction and endured multiple sentences in prison. However, he was able to turn his life around and he now has 48 years of sobriety. He wholeheartedly believes that being of service to others has allowed him to maintain his sobriety.
“I’ve found in the 42 years that I’ve been doing this thing that any program that doesn’t adhere to the close steps of recovery that come out of AA and NA seem to fail. And not so much because that’s the only way but because what you’re doing is giving up your ego and saying this is the way I’m staying clean, it’s not my fortitude and it’s not my machismo. This is the way.”