Celebrity Addictions to Alcohol, Heroine and Cocaine

analytical Essay
790 words
790 words

The salty sweat drips off of the tip of her nose. Her mind is crying out for help; searching all over for a distraction. “You don’t have to do this!” Ignoring the fact she is one of the best soul singers alive, she finds herself sitting in her dressing room, ready to shoot up. With only twenty minutes to spare, she quickly grabs an elastic head band. “Tie it tighter! It will work faster. Better.” Her arm bulges out a bright blue vein. Grabbing the lighter, she lights the bottom of the spoon until the sight of liquid appears to be hot. Looking at the clock, she knows there is only ten minutes left. She places the lip of the needle on the spoon and grabs every drop of liquid in sight. Before she knew it, her hand was moving towards the vein. The needle is screaming to puncture the skin. Her mind is yelling, telling her there’s a better way out but her body is saying otherwise. It’s over. Her body took control and her mind is now relaxed. Chills approach her body as a knock at the door yells “LETS GO! IT’S SHOW TIME!”
Addiction to drugs is very common in most music artist today. Society stresses the need for better music to vibe to, so music artists turn to an easier way to deal with it. It has damaged many music artists over the years and hasn’t gotten any better today. Most artists are faced with developing a bad addiction problem. Those who admit they have an addiction problem, seeks help and continues the rest of their musical career. As for the artists who do not choose the rehab rout, is faced with ruining their entire career and possibly their life.
Alcohol Addiction:
Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the US. One in every 12 adults suffers from alcohol abuse. Alcohol addiction is very common in modern ...

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...n’s brother who later admitted after her death that he had firsthand introduced her to it because of the amount of stress and worries she was dealing with. Cocaine use was part of the reason Whitney Houston had drowned to death in her own bath tub.
Alcohol, Heroin and Cocaine addictions are just a few of what our modern day music artist deal with. As society, we put a large amount of pressure on music artist because we want good music to listen to. Of course, not all music artists are on drugs, addicted to drugs or have died because of a drug overdose. The artist that do suffer from drug addictions are usually the artists society had least expected.

Works Cited
Drug & Alcohol Review. Jan2013, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p53-59. 7p. 1 Chart, 3 Graphs.

Addiction. Mar2010, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p515-523. 9p. 1 Diagram, 3 Charts, 1 Graph.

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that drug & alcohol review. jan2013, vol. 32 issue 1, p53-59.
  • Analyzes how addiction to drugs has damaged many music artists over the years and hasn't gotten any better today.
  • Explains that alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the us; one in every 12 adults suffers from alcohol abuse.
  • Explains that heroin is the number one most dangerous drug in the united states. it makes the human body feel like the best orgasm on the planet.
  • Explains that cocaine is a quick high with long-term consequences. it kills about 10,000 people every year. whitney houston's ex-husband, bobby brown, introduced her to it.
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