Angelina Jolie quotes on drugs and addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)
Angelina Jolie on drugs
Celebrity can bring light to social, political, and economic issues that face our world. While Angelina Jolie is best known for her humanitarian outreach, she also represents (for some) a voice of recovery. Personal struggles with mental health issues have manifested as “addiction in all forms”. Her success, however, seems to be linked to mastering the “self” which can compel compulsive behaviors and substance use.
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1. I know addiction in all forms, yes.
3 February 2010. Inside the Actor’s Studio. Available at: http://livedash.ark.com/transcript/inside_the_actors_studio-(angelina_jolie)/7242/BRAVOP/Wednesday_February_03_2010/184407/ [[Accessed 12 March 2014]
2. I’ve done coke, heroin, ecstasy, LSD, everything.
Angelina Jolie Quotes [Online]. All Great Quotes. Available at: http://www.allgreatquotes.com/quotes/angelina-jolie/ [Accessed: 05 March 2014])
3. Somebody asks me about cutting myself and I’m gonna be honest.
3 Februrary 2010. Inside the Actor’s Studio. [Accessed 12 March 2014]
4. I will always feel uncomfortable in the middle of New York or Washington all dressed up. And I will always feel a bit like a punk kid.
20 June 2006. Angelina Jolie: Her Mission and Motherhood. Anderson Cooper 360. Available at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0606/20/acd.01.html. [Accessed 12 March 2014]
5. The one that has the worst effect for me was pot. I felt silly and giggly – I hate feeling like that.
Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users” [Online]. MPP. Available at: http://www.mpp.org/outreach/top-50-marijuana-users-list.html?page=3 [Accessed: 10 March 2014]
6. I remember taking LSD before I went to Disneyland. I started thinking about Mickey Mouse being a short, middle-aged man in a costume who hates life. Those drugs can be dangerous if you don’t go into it positively. I gave them up long ago. “
Angelina Jolie Quotes [Online]. All Great Quotes. [Accessed: 05 March 2014]
7. I had been — done things, you know, like most teenagers, hurting myself, or doing things… I mean, all those things. You take your own life for granted.
20 June 2006. Angelina Jolie: Her Mission and Motherhood. Anderson Cooper 360 [Accessed 12 March 2014]
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