Monday 28 November 2022 05:56 PM Kerry Katona admits she doesn't 'regret' using drugs as a 'coping mechanism' trends now

Monday 28 November 2022 05:56 PM Kerry Katona admits she doesn't 'regret' using drugs as a 'coping mechanism' trends now
Monday 28 November 2022 05:56 PM Kerry Katona admits she doesn't 'regret' using drugs as a 'coping mechanism' trends now

Monday 28 November 2022 05:56 PM Kerry Katona admits she doesn't 'regret' using drugs as a 'coping mechanism' trends now

Kerry Katona has admitted that she does not 'regret' her past drug use, as she's had 'many good times' using substances.

The reality TV star, 42, who has now been clean for over a decade, confessed that she used drugs as a 'coping mechanism'.

In 2008 she made a troubling appearance on This Morning, slurring her way through an interview which led to much concern for her well-being.

No regrets: Kerry Katona has admitted that she does not 'regret' her past drug use, as she's had 'many good times' using substances

No regrets: Kerry Katona has admitted that she does not 'regret' her past drug use, as she's had 'many good times' using substances

Discussing the incident on the Back Then When podcast with Keith Lemon & Lucie Cave, Kerry said: 'Honest to god I stuffed enough s*** up my nose to last me for a lifetime.' 

It was eventually revealed that she was suffering side-effects of her bipolar medicine, and that she was battling an addiction to drugs - despite her insisting during the live interview that she was 'absolutely fine'. 

Keith asked if she'd seen Phillip Scofield since the interview, and Kerry replied: 'Yeah, I’ve seen him loads of times over the years'.

She continued: 'To be fair, back then in the day, mental health wasn't spoken about, no one actually understood.

Still talked about: In 2008 Kerry  made a troubling appearance on This Morning, slurring her way through an interview which led to much concern for her well-being

Still talked about: In 2008 Kerry  made a troubling appearance on This Morning, slurring her way through an interview which led to much concern for her well-being 

'I was using drugs as a coping mechanism, and I don't regret it. I've had many good times on drugs.

'I can't regret it. I've got to accept it and move on from it. It is what it is. There's no mistakes, only lessons.'

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