Amber Valletta Reveals Her Addiction Struggles

Amber Valletta Reveals Her Addiction Struggles

Amber Valletta began her career as a model and then became an actress. But as her star began to rise, Amber was deep in the throes of alcohol and drugs. Now, a very candid Amber describes how it all began at a very young age. For more, go to mindbodygreen.com.

I'm coming out you today. I'm not coming out to you any the way you think. You might be excited about that. She's an addict. Amber began her career as a model and became an actress. As her star began to rise she was deep in the throes of alcohol and drugs. She describes in disturbing detail how it began at the very young age. When I was, I think, about 8 I tried to get outside of myself. I sniffed markers, glue, finger nail Polish, anything that could give me a buzz. I would hyper ventilatg. By 10, I think I had been high, sorry, mom, if you're listening. By the time I was 18 I went to Europe and I found cocaine and alcohol, and I was good to go. I was in a business where drugs and alcohol were widely acceptable. They were given to me. A top-earning super model in the '90s amber has been the face Armani. She said she puts everything on the line for her addiction. I had a multidollar deal and I showed up the first day to shoot the campaign high and drunk. I showed up to my bedside he was dying and I was drunk and high and looking for another place. 15 years ago at the age of 25 she got sober only because she didn't want to die. I had to admit I was an addict. I can't do this alone. I don't want to do this alone, and I don't feel comfortable. Can you help me.