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Cher's Son Elijah Blue Allman Speaks Out About His Heroin Addiction! It's Tragic How Young He Was When He Started Drugs!

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Wow…

Cher and rocker Greg Allman's son Elijah Blue Allman seems like he's lived a million lives!

At just 11 years old he started using drugs, leading to his long battle with addiction - something he's candidly confessing in a new interview!

The now 37-year-old musician explained how he started experimenting with weed and ecstasy at a young age, before moving on to harder drugs:

"I [was] just looking to escape all the things in my past, and that's when you turn to those kind of drugs, you know, heroin and opiates. [Heroin] kind of saved me…If I didn't have that at that point, I don't know what I would have done…You may jump off a bridge. If you can just go through that time period and live through it and then get help…"

And living through this battle proved to be an extreme challenge, as he described some close calls on the brink of an overdose:

"I did have some close calls and some moments of really feeling at the edge of mortality. I always kind of kept it a little bit safe, but you never can do that. Even though you think that in your mind, of course the wrong things can happen. The wrong combination of things can happen, and you can just slip in to the abyss. I knew it was wrong, and I knew that I was very unsatisfied with life at that point."

On to happier days, Elijah has been sober since 2008 and recently eloped with fiancé Marieangela King!

We're so happy to hear stories about someone getting their life back on track!

Wishing Elijah the best in his forever road to recovery!

[Image via BauerGriffinOnline.]

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9 comments to “Cher's Son Elijah Blue Allman Speaks Out About His Heroin Addiction! It's Tragic How Young He Was When He Started Drugs!”



  1. 1

    Bella. I see what you mean… Leslie`s st0ry is cool… on tuesday I bought a great volvo after earning $6091 this-last/month and also 10k last-munth. with-out any question its my favourite-work Ive had. I actually started 7-months ago and straight away started to bring in minimum $70 per/hr. , >>>>> DOESJOBS.COM

  2. 0000 says – reply to this


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    escape what ??? your rich, privileged up bringing ? blow it out your ass cry fucking baby.



  3. 3

    So, when is Elijah Blue GOING TO GET A JOB?



  4. 4

    Cher must have been a terrible mother. One kids a junkie and the other is a freak.

  5. Doncha Just Know says – reply to this


    5

    What the fuck does "all things in my past" mean when you're 11 years old? Where were his parents? First world problems.



  6. 6

    Sad story. I could never do any drug other than MJ. Injections, no thanks.

  7. @v@ says – reply to this


    7

    Read an interview he did recently. He's an honest, thoughtful guy with musical ability.
    Cher should be proud of him.

  8. AKR says – reply to this


    8

    What kind of past do you have at the age of 11?! Poor rich kind; it boils down to nobody saying no to him, getting everything and more and boredom. " Because of my past", LMAO!!!
    Addiction is a awful deseace, take care of your children.

  9. @v@ says – reply to this


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    Re: AKR – For starters, read somewhere that he was placed in boarding schools from the age of 7. Career, you know.