It’s a strange dichotomy in the world that alcohol is the cause of so much celebration, and is so closely associated with fun, luxury, and power, but also have such intense associations with bad things like underage drinking, drinking and driving, and alcoholism in every segment of society.
And because celebrities are in the limelight anyway, when they have a battle with dark side of alcohol, it becomes a mainstream interest. To illustrate this point, consider the following five celebrities who have dealt with alcoholism, including Michael J. Fox, Russell Brand, Johnny Depp, Kristen Davis, and Alec Baldwin. [Read more…]