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Justin Bieber's eye-opening struggle with drugs and fame

The Canadian singer opened up about the hard path of fame, alcohol and drug addictions! After experiencing cyberbullying, he had to deal with his emotions and resorted to drugs as an escape.  His security team even  had to keep checking his pulse to confirm if he was alive. Continue reading to find out what Justin revealed about his experience.

  • Justin is a 27-year-old Canadian singer with an estimated net worth of $285 million.
  • He debuted in 2009 with his single ‘One Time’ which peaked at number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart!
  • Justin got into drugs to numb his feelings of pain and loneliness that his fame brought with it.

"It was like I had all this success and it was still like: I'm still sad, and I'm still in pain. And I still have these unresolved issues. And I thought all the success was going to make everything good. And so for me, the drugs were a numbing agent to just continue to get through”

Justin interviewed with GQ magazine and opened up about his struggle with drugs. From starting to smoke marijuana at the young age of 13 to quickly moving to hard drugs, Justin became an addict! At times, he would feel that he was just coming closer to death as he consumed more drugs. 

When asked about the kind of drugs he took, Justin claimed popping pills, doing Molly, and 'shrooms! Justin stopped taking drugs just before he got married to wife Hailey in 2018. Hailey Bieber has also commented on Justin's past drug addiction. She said that she only entered his life when he came out clean and got sober again.

"I have a wife who I adore, who I feel comforted by. I feel safe. I feel like my relationship with God is wonderful. And I have this outpouring of love that I want to be able to share with people, you know?"

Even though Justin is now sober, his first year of marriage did not come without difficulties. He opened up about the very hard first year of marriage he had with wife Hailey. His traumas of the past such as those relating to cyberbullying took a toll on him and affected his relationship with Hailey. However, Justin gradually learned to control his emotions and thoughts. He has a happy married life with Hailey and the two are busy creating memories with each other in quarantine! 


Justin and Hailey 

Justin had a hard time growing up, and I am glad he is in a much better place now. What do you think about Justin’s transformation from a rude teenage kid to a stable, loving husband? 


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