Celebrities who battled addiction and won

POSTED: 4:25 PM May 15 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Jan 31 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 - Anthony Kiedis
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Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis began using marijuana and cocaine at the age of 12 with his father, later trying heroin accidentally for the first time at age 14. After a heroin overdose killed close friend and bandmate Hillel Slovak in 1988, he vowed never to use again. He's been in and out of rehab since, relapsing twice, but has claimed to have been clean since December 2000.

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