Celebs Who Have Battled Drinking Problems

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Dec. 9 2014, Updated 2:06 p.m. ET

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Some of our favorite celebs have suffered from alcoholism.

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1. Michael J. Fox had a drinking problem before he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but has stopped drinking and works tirelessly to advocate for research for the disease.

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Michael J. Fox had a drinking problem before he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but has stopped drinking and works tirelessly to advocate for research for the disease.

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2. Nick Nolte was arrested for DUI in September in Malibu, California and checked into rehab shortly after in Connecticut.

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Nick Nolte was arrested for DUI in September in Malibu, California and checked into rehab shortly after in Connecticut.

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3. Ben Affleck entered rehab in 2001 for alcohol abuse and remained sober for almost a decade, but RadarOnline.com exclusively reported that he was spotted drinking vodka at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2010.

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Ben Affleck entered rehab in 2001 for alcohol abuse and remained sober for almost a decade, but RadarOnline.com exclusively reported that he was spotted drinking vodka at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2010.

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4. Melanie Griffith struggled with drugs and alcohol and entered rehab in 2000 and again in August 2009 for her substance abuse problems.

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Melanie Griffith struggled with drugs and alcohol and entered rehab in 2000 and again in August 2009 for her substance abuse problems.

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5. Ewan McGregor has said he was a functioning alcoholic, but gave up drinking in 2000.

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Ewan McGregor has said he was a functioning alcoholic, but gave up drinking in 2000.

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6. Jamie Lee Curtis has an alcohol and pain killers addiction but got sober in 1999 and says that is the greatest achievement of her life.

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Jamie Lee Curtis has an alcohol and pain killers addiction but got sober in 1999 and says that is the greatest achievement of her life.

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7. Lindsay Lohan was arrested twice for DUI in 2007, has gone to rehab three times, and currently is wearing a court ordered SCRAM bracelet to detect alcohol in her system. The bracelet showed evidence of alcohol in her system on June 8, 2010.

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Lindsay Lohan was arrested twice for DUI in 2007, has gone to rehab three times, and currently is wearing a court ordered SCRAM bracelet to detect alcohol in her system. The bracelet showed evidence of alcohol in her system on June 8, 2010.

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8. Diana Ross checked into Promises rehab in Malibu in 2002 for her drinking problem.

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Diana Ross checked into Promises rehab in Malibu in 2002 for her drinking problem.

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9. Mel Gibson’s infamous DUI arrest in 2006 where he made anti-Semitic remarks to the police officer led to his checking into rehab for his alcohol addiction.

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Mel Gibson’s infamous DUI arrest in 2006 where he made anti-Semitic remarks to the police officer led to his checking into rehab for his alcohol addiction.

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10. Johnny Depp admitted that he had a serious alcohol addiction that was ruining his life but he quit drinking and improved his life.

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Johnny Depp admitted that he had a serious alcohol addiction that was ruining his life but he quit drinking and improved his life.

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11. David Hasselhoff refuses to admit that he has a serious alcohol addiction and despite having been rushed to the emergency room because of excessive drinking numerous times.

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David Hasselhoff refuses to admit that he has a serious alcohol addiction and despite having been rushed to the emergency room because of excessive drinking numerous times.

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