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Jodie Sweetin's Struggle with Addiction, Divorces and Custody Battle — the Child Star's Downfall
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Sweetin catapulted to fame in and held her role as the upbeat, humorous, middle sibling of the Tanner sister trio until the show ended in Although so much of her life when she was young was spent on screen, Sweetin says the relationships built off-screen often stick with her the most. Sweetin now travels and shares her stories in public settings like the one on Thursday. It took years of building up courage, strength, and clarity in her head, but finally, she has gotten to that place. At the age of about 14 months, she was adopted, as her birth parents both struggled with alcohol and addiction.
The truth about Jodie Sweetin's past drug use
Jodie Sweetin, who rose to fame in the late 80s after portraying Stephanie Tanner in "Full House," has gone through many difficulties, including failed marriages and addiction. Born in January , Jodie has been working in the entertainment industry since , when she landed a minor part in "The Hogan Family. For nearly a decade, John Stamos , Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, and the rest of the cast of the show delighted the audience with their incredible on-screen chemistry and fun performances.
Sweetin was born in Los Angeles, California. Her parents were both in prison at the time, and she was adopted and raised as an only child by her uncle Sam Sweetin and his second wife Janice when she was nine months old. Years later, she said she was told not to talk about her adoption publicly out of fear that people would think she was forced into acting. While in high school, Sweetin and fellow actor Matthew Morrison performed in musical theater together.