Debbie Harry of Blondie says heroin addiction was “full time occupation”


Debbie Harry spoke about her addiction to heroin, comparing it to a full-time job.

Blondie’s lead singer, now 74, said that researching and scoring the drug made addiction a “drag.”

It was all the effort to become a drug addict that ultimately made him give up.

Debbie compared herself to fellow drug addict Amy Winehouse, claiming that she did not do it while working as the late singer.

Speaking to ES Magazine, Debbie said, “I didn’t take drugs when I was working, so when I worked, I didn’t take drugs. It wasn’t like I was, what’s his name? She didn’t want to go to rehab…

Debbie Harry at the height of his glory

Debbie at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in May

“Drugs are funny. What drove me not to take them was to buy them and what brake it was.

“It was a kind of full-time occupation and a waste of time. It has become unpleasant. Fortunately for me, I was able to manage the withdrawal. “

Debbie became famous as a lead singer for Blondie in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

She called the addicton a “trail”

She recently spoke of the horrific rape she suffered with a knife at home.

Speaking to the Sunday Times magazine, she said, “I cried a lot. And then I felt very angry.

“And I think that’s where women get frustrated. Because there is nothing you can do. “

Debbie with Blondie

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She did not go to the police because she thought she would not be believed and that they would not help her.

Debbie continued, “You go to the police and you may look like a madman or a lie, and then you become the victim again, in yet another situation.

“I knew there would be no satisfaction in going to the police. So I didn’t do it. “


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