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Old 02-02-06, 08:30 AM
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Another child star turned criminal -- FUll House star hooked on meth

'Full House' Sweetheart Talks About Meth Addiction
Child Star Jodie Sweetin Tried Meth Because She Was 'Bored'

Feb. 1, 2006 As Stephanie Tanner on the 1990s hit sitcom "Full House," child actress Jodie Sweetin portrayed a young, innocent girl who lived in a happy, healthy supportive home.

"Growing up when I was on the series, I never really watched, even from this day, it's surreal to watch myself on television," said Sweetin. "Growing up in the business you have to grow up very fast you do have a different type of childhood, that has its benefits and it has its drawbacks."

When the show ended in 1995, she said she wanted to be a normal kid. She went to high school and college and by age 20 was married to a Los Angeles police officer TV older sister Candice Cameron was in the wedding party.

But two years ago, she found herself dangerously addicted to one of the most debilitating drugs, methamphetamine. She said she was unemployed and bored and began simply by experimenting. Soon, she was using meth everyday.

The tabloid press reported a three-day bender as well as an intervention staged by her "Full House" castmates including the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, John Stamos and Bob Saget.

Sweetin, 24, never went as far as to blame her life as a child star for her addiction, but said that it was difficult to discover who she truly was after the show ended.

"There is a certain sense of loss when a series ends," she said. "It is kind of hard to figure out who you are when you've lost your job at age 13, when that was basically how you identified yourself."

Sweetin said she checked herself in to the Promises drug rehab facility where she went underwent six weeks of intense treatment. She realized that she "was living a total double life," she said. "I was married to a police officer we are going through a divorce right now he had no idea."

Sweetin has been clean and sober since March of last year and now wants to get back into acting.

"I want to make movies, TV series, wherever the career takes me," she said. "I really hope this isn't the last people hear of me. In fact, I would like to make this a footnote in my career, not the end."
http://www.abcnews.go.com/GMA/Entert...ory?id=1564779



You thought it was Candice Cameron, didn't you? Anyway, the thought of Mary Kate and Ashley, John Stamos, and Bob Saget holding an intervention makes me laugh for some reason.
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Old 02-02-06, 08:37 AM
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I'd let her blow me for a jumbo box of Sudafed.
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The compassion here overwhelms me.

Good to see that she's recovering.
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Sweetin has been clean and sober since March of last year and now wants to get back into acting.
I'm sure this is all just a coincidence.
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The tabloid press reported a three-day bender as well as an intervention staged by her "Full House" castmates including the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, John Stamos and Bob Saget.
That'd be awesome if that sappy background music that reared its ugly head at the end of each episode popped up during said intervention.
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yeah, I can just see Bob Saget during the intervention.

"Meth is not a drug. I used to suck dick for coke. Now that's an addiction. You ever suck some dick for Meth?
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It's not really that surprising. She was a cute kid that turned into an awkward looking teenager. You could tell towards the end of Full House that she was never going to work in Hollywood again.
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Originally Posted by Puzznic
It's not really that surprising. She was a cute kid that turned into an awkward looking teenager. You could tell towards the end of Full House that she was never going to work in Hollywood again.

Opposed to the 2 ugly babies, that turned into ugly toddlers and then into ugly kids...
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I'm surprised her cop husband couldn't tell she was on meth.
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Funny I knew exactly who this was gonna be before I even opened the thread.
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I'm surprised her cop husband couldn't tell she was on meth.

You'd think he would have caught on when she built that 1:6 scale replica of Mount Rushmore out of toothpicks in their backyard.
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Funny I knew exactly who this was gonna be before I even opened the thread.
Same here, but it would have been fun if it was Candace Cameron...That way they could have got Kurt to do the intervention.
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Maybe she can be a love interest on "Jake in Progress".
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Anyway, the thought of Mary Kate and Ashley, John Stamos, and Bob Saget holding an intervention makes me laugh for some reason.
What makes me laugh is how they refer to the Olsen Twins: "The tabloid press reported a three-day bender as well as an intervention staged by her "Full House" castmates including the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, John Stamos and Bob Saget. "

Yes, I'll have a #3 with Pepsi, curly fries... and the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
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Same here, but it would have been fun if it was Candace Cameron...That way they could have got Kurt to do the intervention.
It would be even better if they got Kirk to do it.
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Opposed to the 2 ugly babies, that turned into ugly toddlers and then into ugly kids...
Babies? I thought they were animated troll dolls.
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Those Olsen twins went from being cute kids to weird, almost creepy looking teens. Anyone seen pics of them lately?



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Damn, I'd knock that hot box cold.



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Those Olsen twins went from being cute kids to weird, almost creepy looking teens. Anyone seen pics of them lately?
So what, they become legal and suddenly no one finds them desirable anymore?
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So what, they become legal and suddenly no one finds them desirable anymore?
Hehe, I argued that point (about Hillary Duff) in the Mature forum and was yelled at.
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My guess was Kimmie.

At least she's cleaning up.
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If she was out of a job, why didn't she do playboy? that's way all the has beens do.
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