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Jamie Campbell Bower celebrates 7 years sobriety after battle with addiction, fans say ‘proud of you’

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The ‘Stranger Things’ actor revealed it got so bad it ‘ended up in a mental health hospital’

Stranger Things star Jamie Campbell Bower recently opened up about his past addiction while celebrating 7.5 years of sobriety.

Jamie received critical acclaim for his role as Vecna ​​on the hit Netflix show. He revealed it got so bad that he “ended up in a mental health hospital.”


The bromance of ‘Stranger Things’ stars Joseph Quinn and Jamie Campbell Bower is too CUTE to miss!

Fans say “proud of you”

Jamie took to Twitter to share his emotional journey with fans and expressed his gratitude for where he is today.

Jamie tweeted: “12.5 years ago I was in an active addiction. I hurt myself and the people around me I loved the most. It got so bad that I ended up in a mental health hospital.” Jamie admitted to making many mistakes in life and wrote that he has been sober for almost 7.5 years.

Additionally, Jamie added the importance of learning and growing from mistakes. He wrote: “But every day is a chance to start anew. Atone for mistakes and grow.

Jamie added: “I’m so grateful to be where I am, I’m so grateful to be sober. I’m so thankful that I am. Remember, we are all a work in progress.”

Fans of the actor expressed their love and support for the ‘Twilight’ actor while also sharing their own anecdotes. One fan wrote: “Assuming someone is the same person they were a decade ago is wild. I’m sure millions aren’t even the same person they were a year ago.”

Another added: “Thanks for sharing. Everyone goes through a time in their life that they are not proud of, but we learn from it and live better lives. You are an inspiration to many people. I still love you! I can’t wait to see what your future holds.”

One proud fan wrote: “Jamie it takes a lot of strength to open up about something like this and I’m proud of you for speaking out. I love you and I’m sorry you’ve struggled with this as someone who is now clean of SH as I see that even those I adore struggle like me.

Sharing his own experience, another wrote: “Thank you. For reclaiming your soul, for sharing it with the world, for becoming a beacon of hope. Openness. I love you unconditionally, like all pure peers and allies. Dear Ellen in Oregon.”

Jamie previously spoke about quitting drugs in an interview in 2019.

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