Thursday, September 1, 2016

Eight abstinent celebrities who might surprise you

The increase in addiction and alcoholism continues to be a problem throughout the world, and of course they knew far from immune. Since they are always in the spotlight, these celebrities the ability to influence others and be role models for the general population. Therefore, it is great to see abstinent celebrities be open and honest about their struggle with addiction and alcohol abuse, so that they can show the world that it is possible to be cured and live a successful and fulfilling life in sobriety.

Famous actors and musicians who live sober
The following is a list of famous people who are open about their drug use (or lack of same).

1. Bradley Cooper
Is now abstinent from alcohol and drugs for more than ten years, Bradley Cooper attributes his success in the film industry for his sobriety . He told GQ magazine in 2013, "One thing I've learned in life is the best I can do is to embrace who I am and so be it fully, and whatever may happen, let it happen." In addition to giving him success in his career, he says that his sobriety has allowed him to build meaningful relationships, strength and ability to take care of his own father when he was ill.

2. James Franco
James Franco is definitely a celebrity Few would guess were abstinent. From his many, often "rocky" roles in the film world, to hang out with his good friend and marijuana advocate Seth Rogen, there are many who find it hard to believe that Franco has been sober since his high school where he apparently got in trouble during the influence of drugs and alcohol. Since then, he told Howard Stern, "there's just no need" to smoke marijuana or drink alcohol.

3. Blake Lively
Best known for her role as Serena van der Woodsen in the television drama  Gossip Girl,  Blake Lively is a celebrity who has always been abstinent . She told Allure magazine, "I do not drink, I've never tried drugs ... It's just something I indeed do not have the desire."

4. Russell Brand
Despite his eccentric and often crazy, personality, the comedian and actor Russell Brand celebrated 16 years of abstinence here in December. He now uses a good part of his time to talk of de-stigmatization and fair treatment of addicts.  Fire opened Trew Era healing café  in March 2015 to help the addicted to come back to work and focus on their health.

5. Kristin Davis
Kristin Davis is best known for her role as the martini-sipping people good girl in the popular TV show  Sex and the City.  But in real life Davis another story. She told Marie Claire in an exclusive interview, "I did not really I would be over 30. I do not know why or how, it'm just not ... I drank a lot when I was a teenager but I do not drink anymore, because I thought, you know, I end up in a car accident or something. I just had a very negative view of the whole situation at the time. "She also told the magazine that alcoholism runs deep in her family and that she has been completely sober since she was 22. Davis is currently has 51.

6. Eminem
With song titles like ' Drug Ballad',  does the American rapper Eminem may not like a abstinent celebrity. And yet, after Eminem's long battle with prescription drugs  almost killed him, Eminem has been sober since April 20, 2008. In 2010 he released an album titled  Recovery,  full of texts that takes the listener through the ups and downs of addiction, treatment and to live a healed life.

7. Matthew Perry
Most recognized for his role as Chandler Bing in the TV series  Friends,  Matthew Perry struggling with addiction to alcohol and prescription pills. In an interview with BBC Radio, said Perry that he can hardly remember the three years where they filmed Friends seasons three and six. Now, says Perry, he uses his status to help other addicts in their journey to sobriety as much as possible.

8. Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith was sober for almost 20 years ago , she also says that she has not taken a drop of alcohol since. "I saw myself drinking two bottles of wine on the sofa and said to myself, 'Jada, I think we have a problem.' The actress says to The Fix that she was brought up in poverty with a drug-dependent mother and grandmother, but fortunately she turned her life for the better.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

CL Previews Mesmerizing W Korea Feature

2NE1 leader and solo artist CL (Chaerin Lee) once again graced the pages of fashion magazine W Korea, and she gave a sneak peek of the exquisite spread on Instagram.

CL uploaded a photo taken from the goth-inspired shoot where she is wearing a black netted veil, a black lace dress and a necklace of layered pearls. But what made the look so captivating was her eye makeup in black and rose colors, which contrasted with her long gray hair.

Fan reactions to the preview photo were mostly positive, with many praising CL's beauty.

"You look like a lady," "What a beautiful smile," "So pretty," said online commenters upon seeing the W Korea photo.

CL and the rest of 2NE1 reunited on stage as a foursome last weekend at the MAMA 2015, but YG Entertainment has clarified that there are so far no plans for a group comeback.

While the group continues its extended break, CL has been concentrating on her solo career. On Dec. 7, she released "Hello Bitches" through Korean music sites following the single's release in the U.S. last month for free via SoundCloud.

"Hello Bitches," has gained positive feedback not only from fans but also from other international artists, such as Justin Bieber "this is dope" with his 71 million Twitter followers after seeing the track's hard-hitting dance performance video

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

CNBLUE's Lee Jong Hyun Says Girlfriend's Yuju Walks 'Weird'

Group CNBLUE's member Lee Jong Hyun poked some fun at Girlfriend's Yuju in the recent airing of KBS2's "Our Neighborhood Arts And Sports" on November 10.
On this week's episode, the martial arts team went on their third competition.

But prior to the competition, the members spent some time to play against female guests. The coach advised the team that in order to run away from an offender, a confident walk is important.

To show a demonstration, Yuju and Lee were chosen. Lee acted out as an offender while Yuju tried to walk confidently as she was advised to do. But Lee seemed shocked at her walk.

"It wasn't that she seemed confident that I stopped but because her walk is weird," said Lee, bringing laughter to the studio.