Cameron, Michael Douglas' Relationship Post-Addiction: Details


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Cameron, Michael Douglas’ Relationship Post-Addiction: Details

Inside Cameron Douglas Relationship With Dad Michael After Getting Clean

On the go again. Cameron Douglas remembered a long way to restore relations with his father Michael Douglas after his ups and downs with addiction.

“My father, besides me, was probably the person who took the longest time to find his way back — a place where we both felt fulfilled and safe, I think,” Cameron, 44, said. Us weekly on Friday, May 5, during the promotion of their American Addiction Centers Addiction Talk Episode.


Adam and Eve from National Lampoon The actor noted that his famous 78-year-old father is “extremely pragmatic”, which is why his past actions somewhat spoiled their friendship after he was released from prison after almost seven years in prison.

Cameron was sentenced in 2010 to five years in prison for possession of heroin and trafficking in methamphetamine and cocaine. His sentence was extended after he confessed to smuggling drugs into prison. long way home the author was released in early August 2016 and has since gone clean.

“It was years of my behavior (which added to) that we didn’t really have a special relationship … (starting) since I was an early teenager,” Cameron said. Us on Friday. “You know, we never had a bad relationship, we always had a good time together and obviously loved each other. It just wasn’t that much because I wasn’t available.”


Michael Douglas and Cameron Douglas Jim Ruymen/UPI/Shutterstock

California native who shares 5-year-old Lua and 2-year-old Ryder with a partner. Vivian Tibes added: “It took him a while to trust me again and realize that everything had changed. (I’m) grateful for that, and now we can enjoy each other’s company on a regular basis, not just once a week.”

The father-son duo’s positive bond has led to them teaming up for an upcoming movie. blood knot. (Michael shares Cameron with his first wife, Diandra Looker. The Oscar winner is also the father of 22-year-old son Dylan and 20-year-old daughter Carys, whom he shares with his wife. Catherine Zeta-Jones.)

“I am looking forward to this experience. It will be fun to film in Belize,” Cameron explained, revealing, “I don’t actually have scenes with him. But I’m just happy to do it with him.”


Wired room the actor admired his father, calling him “fantastic”. Cameron also said that Michael is the spitting image of his father, the late Kirk Douglas.

“He reminds me a lot of my grandfather. He is like a force of nature. He just loves his job and (he) is made to keep it going,” Cameron said of The basic Instinct star. “He’s a great role model and we’ve had some fun lately. So it was nice.”

fatal attraction the actor and his eldest son previously worked together on the 2003 film It’s hereditary. The film also starred Douglas patriarch Kirk, who died in February 2020 at the age of 103.

In addition to returning to acting, Cameron continues to share her story of addiction and recovery, including in a recent Addition Talk hosted on the American Addiction Centers website.


“If my experience can be useful, so much the better,” he said of his decision to talk constantly. “So if there’s a platform where it’s possible and makes sense, then I’m certainly open to it.”

The author added that life is a “process” and he seeks “elevation” as well as change for the better. “I am definitely inspired and satisfied. But I’m hungry and I think it’s good,” Cameron concluded.

Listen Cameron Addiction talk episode here.

If you or someone you know has a substance ab*se problem, call Mental Health and Substance Abuse Administration National Hotline call 1-800-662-4357 for free and confidential information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With a report by Christina Garibaldi


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