Jamie Lee Curtis Just Revealed An Incredibly Dark Secret About Her Life

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Jamie Lee Curtis revealed she was once addicted to painkillers.

Jamie Lee Curtis addicted to pain pills?

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In an essay she penned for the Huffington Post, the actress opened up about her own opiate addiction after Prince was found dead in an elevator at his Minnesota home. (RELATED: PRINCE — DEAD AT 57)

“I too, waited anxiously for a prescription to be filled for the opiate I was secretly addicted to,” Curtis wrote. “I too, took too many at once. I too, sought to kill emotional and physical pain with painkillers. Kill it. Make it stop.”

“Most people who become addicted, like me, do so after a prescription for a painkiller following a medical procedure. Once the phenomenon of craving sets in, it is often too late.”

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“Let’s work harder, look closer and do everything we can not to enable and in doing so, disable, our loved ones who are ill.”

Curtis added that she has been clean for 20 years.

“I am one of the lucky ones as I have been in recovery from opiate addiction for over 17 years.” (RELATED: Source Says Prince Worked ‘154 Hours Straight’ With No Sleep Before He Died)