Video: Supermodel Amber Valletta Opens Up About Her Alcohol Addiction

Amber Evangeline Valletta. Supermodel. Began modeling at the age of 15 and signed contracts with Calvin Klein, Armani, Gucci, Versace, Prada and Fendi. Appeared as an actress in ‘Hitch’, ‘Transporter 2’, ‘Gamer’. Wife of athlete Christian McCaw and mother of Auden McCaw.

Secret life

Amber’s (Models1, DNA Models) life sounds fairytale-like, but like behind every closed door, Ambers closed door hid a secret as well. Until last month: Amber was ready to open up about her secret and come clear about her struggle with alcohol addiction. In the (heroic!) video above she shares her full story. 

Taboo-breaking

Bravo Amber, you are a strong woman. I praise that Amber chose to be taboo-breaking on alcohol abuse, especially in her position as a supermodel. I can imagine opening up on her alcohol addiction in a public position as hers is incredibly scary. Amber’s video and come-out are so inspirational! I hope it inspires other women to open up about their addiction as well, seek professional help and – can’t do without – support from family and friends.

Question

Have you had or do you currently have troubles with addictive behavior? Are you open about it? To whom are you open about it? Are you seeing a professional for this behavior?

Would you like to talk about personal stuff in private? I am all yours!
 

You might find these links helpful:
Betty Ford Center (USA)Jellinek (NL)

 

About Angela

Angela
Hey! I'm Angela; a 30-something mommy and a now REAL #fitchick, digi nerd, photo & film shooter hobbyist, MSc specialized in Health Education, marketingspecialist and an international fashion model for 20 years. I've worked for eg. Viktor & Rolf, Nivea, Escada, Elle, Vogue and Glamour. I write about everything that I find worth sharing. Go ahead an take a look around. Don't hesitate to share your thought sor opinions. Enjoy!

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