Congrats, Kat Von D!
The famed, renowned tattoo artist celebrated a special anniversary on Friday — a full decade of sobriety.
“nowadays I celebrate 10 years of sobriety,” the 35-year-veteran artist wrote on Instagram, alongside a black heart emoji.
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TheFix.com, Von D expressed her reasons for being obvious approximately her sobriety.” data-reactid=”23″>In a candid interview final October with recovery website, TheFix.com, Von D expressed her reasons for being obvious approximately her sobriety.
“Personally, being sober means that I operate better and I function better; I believe I am meant to be that way. Although I’m just returning to where I’m supposed to be, it remains vital to me,” she confessed. “I am fairly vocal approximately it, not for the compliment or to collect a cake, but it’s basically to be of service. whether anybody out there feels that they relate to me in any capacity and happen to be struggling, perhaps I can lead by example by showing that whether I can carry out it, you can carry out it too.”
Nevertheless, Von D received endless accolades for main by example, with several fans posting congratulatory messages and many others also commenting on their own grateful recovery.
It’s been 7 days for me. Hoping for 10 years.
— Sweet Lou. (@AllieOriginal) July 7, 2017
nowadays’s my 3rd year sober, congrats! ?
— Professor Scammer (@mustafa_isaiah) July 8, 2017
I am humbled by being able to claim 2 years & 9 months of continual sobriety, and you’ve been a colossal inspiration for this! Thank you, Kat ❤
— Ray Bouhuys ☕️ (@RayBou4U) July 7, 2017
Congrats! final weekend was 6 years for me. maintain up the awesome work girl!
— Tonio (@To_neo71) July 7, 2017
Congrats. I’m 3 in August. Best trek I ever made. XO
— HCKYTMPR (@CATHDISCBTON) July 7, 2017
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told Rosie O’Donnell in 2012 that she gave up drinking when she realized it was interfering with her profession.” data-reactid=”33″>Von D, who famously dated Sandra Bullock’s ex, Jesse James, told Rosie O’Donnell in 2012 that she gave up drinking when she realized it was interfering with her profession.
“I’m a pretty disciplined person, but I had made a promise to myself that whether there was ever anything getting in the way of my ability to tattoo that I would carve it out,” she admitted. “When I realized that drinking was getting in the way, I woke up one day and said I don’t want to drink anymore and it stuck.”
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