‘I was k!lling myself’ – Naomi Campbell opens up about her abuse of drugs and alcohol to cover up childhood trauma and grief

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Ex-supermodel, Naomi Campbell has opened up about her battle with drug and alcohol addiction in her early modelling days.

The fashion icon, 53 opened up in the new documentary, The Super Models, claiming she started to abuse substances as a way to deal with the grief of being abandoned by her father as a child as well as the shocking death of her close friend and designer Gianni Versace.

In the Apple TV+ docuseries, the runway icon opens up about her career path alongside fellow supermodels Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington.

Naomi admitted that during the height of her fame she was slowly ‘killing’ herself early in her career due to the amount of drugs she took in the early 90s.

‘Grief has been a very strange thing in my life because it doesn’t always [show],’ the mother-of-two explained. 

”I go into a shock and freak out when it actually happens, and then later is when I break. But I kept the sadness inside, I just dealt with it.”

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Source: Linda Ikeji