'I'm not taking any drugs': Embattled Danniella Westbrook declares she feels 'strong and happy' in midst of recuperating Spanish rehab break
Danniella Westbrook has revealed she is feeling happy and healthy as she continues to embark on her stint in a Spanish rehabilitation centre.
The 43-year-old former EastEnders star has suffered a long and well-publicised battle with addiction ever since soaring to fame nearly three decades ago when she scored a winning role in the soap as Sam Mitchell.
After years of treatments, she relapsed once more earlier this year and headed to the Villa Paradiso facility in Mijas, in which she has spent nearly a month where she told The Sun she was totally drug free.
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Relaxed: Danniella Westbrook has revealed she is feeling happy and healthy as she continues to embark on her stint in a Spanish rehabilitation
Last month, Danniella took to Instagram to announce plans to return to rehab while simultaneously revealing a secret miscarriage, last year.
The soap star, who was formerly treated for cocaine addiction, revealed she was returning to a treatment centre, which led to an outpouring of support and concern from some of her 10,900 followers on the photosharing site.
Three and a half weeks later, the devoted followers will no doubt be overjoyed to see The Sun's interview with the star who looked relaxed and happy as she admitted she is totally drug-free since coming to the treatment centre.
In her chat, the recovering star: 'I've been here three and a half weeks - my head is straight, I'm not on any medication, I'm not taking any drugs and I've worked loads on myself.
Holding out: The 43-year-old former EastEnders star has suffered a long and well-publicised battle with addiction ever since soaring to fame nearly three decades ago when she scored an winning role in the soap as Sam Mitchell
'And loads on my past issues. All the stuff that I felt I got left with at the end of last year I'm dealing with and I feel strong, I feel really strong. I'm happy to be alone and on my own.
'I'm happy to be doing this but looking forward to seeing my kids in a few weeks and looking forward to getting back to work and all the exciting things I've got coming up. I'm in a wonderful place and I'm truly blessed again but thank you one and all for everything.'
In her announcement last month, Danniella's emotionally-charged outburst follows claims that her social media accounts had been hacked.
Coming back: Former cocaine addict Danniella, took to Instagram to reveal she was returning to a treatment centre, as she claimed for the first time that she suffered a miscarriage last year, leading to an outpouring of support and concern from followers
After winning her role as Sam Mitchell on the BBC soap at the tender age of 16, Danniella became addicted to cocaine as she is reported to have spent £250,000 on the drug which eventually eroded her septum.
Through the years she has fought addiction with a number of relapses among her many recoveries, yet she admitted in Sunday's post that her 'demons' are making her weak to her addictions leading to her stay in a rehab centre in Mijas, Spain.
In her rambling message, Danniella admitted appearing on Channel 5's In Therapy show, where she discussed historic sexual abuse among other traumas, was one of the reasons she was checking into a centre.
Atop the appearance in June 2016, she also reference her marriage to businessman Kevin Jenkins, her devastating split from ex George Arnold while she also claimed to have a miscarriage last year.
Coming back: The EastEnders star, who was formerly treated for cocaine addiction, revealed she was returning to a treatment centre which led to an outpouring of support and concern from some of her 10,900 followers on the photosharing site
Back again: In her candid confession, she penned: 'So I'm checking in to treatment again. The therapy show I did cost me a lot of heart ache painful childhood memories & trauma that the show didn't fix
In her candid confession, she penned: 'So I'm checking in to treatment again. The therapy show I did cost me a lot of heart ache painful childhood memories & trauma that the show didn't fix .
'Put that with a total lie and sham of a marriage the illness from botched bodies botching my health and a break up from the only man I ever loved and loosing a baby last year , I think it's time I did this once and for all for myself my kids and my very small but close circle of friends .
'Am I scared yes but I do want a quality of life I don't have today and the freedom of a life without Demons haunting me and making me weak to my addictions... so in a few weeks time I shall be checking in to a friends treatment centre and I won't be leaving until I'm a 100% well in my mind body and (love).
Hitting back:Danniella fell victim to another troll, as she took to Twitter to reveal her account had been hacked again
'We all make mistakes it's life but it's what we choose to do about those mistakes that count xx #BackToSpain #ImAMumEveryday #thewestbrook #treatment #onedayatatime #love yourself #workingonmyself'.
Daniella is mum to Kai, 20, from her brief relationship with car salesman Robert Fernandez. She then married millionaire businessman Kevin in 2001, four months after the birth of their daughter Jody, now 16.
She previously revealed she suffered a miscarriage with her ex-boyfriend Tom Williams in 2014, yet details of losing a child last year have never been released.
Fans swarmed the site to show support for the star: 'Good luck to you it takes a brave person to face their demons and come out the other side, good on you and lotsa luck love and best wishes xx
Devastated: She previously revealed she suffered a miscarriage with her ex-boyfriend Tom Williams in 2014, yet details of losing a child last year have never been released
'And that's why I adore you @danniellawestbrook because you don't pretend, your loyal, your trust worthy and admit to your past demons and present X... The fact that you recognise things is a real achievement your not in denial wishing you all the best on your road to recovery you go girl !
'Soo soo proud of you Danniella. Noo matter how many times you get knocked back down you always keep getting back up and dusting yourself off! One truly inspirational strong woman rightt there!
'Yes gal! you've gone through so much, Dan, but always came out fighting. If anyone can do it, it's you! You really do deserve your happy ever after! xxx...
Way back when: The actress hit fame as Sam Mitchell in Eastenders in the early nineties, though her contract was eventually terminated due to her widely documented cocaine use
Support: 'Wishing you the best. U r as true as they come n very open n honest. Life is full of knocks and I am exactly the same as yourself. Please visit Warwickshire if u want to get away anytime. All the best. Xx...
'Wishing you the best. U r as true as they come n very open n honest. Life is full of knocks and I am exactly the same as yourself. Please visit Warwickshire if u want to get away anytime. All the best. Xx...
'wishing you all the very best. Facing any demons, addictions or trauma is a massive step to undertake. Making that decision is also empowering! Time to take control of your life - well done on the first step to a better beautiful you xx
'Good for you and do it for yourself..until you learn to love yourself you won't love anyone again..stay strong @danniellawestbrook xx... It's a strong woman to be so dedicated on fixing them self. Good luck @danniellawestbrook ... it's your turn for true happiness'.
Danniella previously made the revelation her account had been hacked when she deleted tweets, appearing to slam her teenage daughter Jody Jenkins for 'planning to spend Mother's Day with her stepmother'.
'Everyone butters their own buns! Trust me I'm sick of baking them and buying them for them! Make ur own money & don't abuse my kindness,' (sic) the first tweet read.
Then another was shared, ranting: 'So my son is working all weekend bless him and my daughter has plans with her step mum like every weekend ! Happy f*****g Mother's Day 2 me!'
However the tweets were later deleted, with Danniella sharing a screengrab of her failed attempts to access her account. 'Someone hacking me again ! I bloody give up!', she tweeted.
She then shared a picture which read: 'This girl is obsessed with me. I don't know if she wants to be me, or skin me and wear me like last year's Versace! Seriously this stalker needs to do one.'
On Sunday however, Danniella appeared to confirm that she was spending Mother's Day alone, as she lashed out at Kevin by dubbing him a c**t.
She wrote: 'Happy Mother's Day one and all ... peaceful one for me .. Don't think my kids even know it's Mother's Day .. #ImAMumEveryday #ExHusbandsABullyC**t #OhWell #BackToSpain'.
Later in the day she returned to the site to reveal her son Kai had made her day as she posted a snap of her eldest while penning the caption: 'This kid just made my mother s day xx thank god for my kai aye his always by my side this kid x I'm one very blessed momma #love #myson #mylove'.
Saddened: 'Someone hacking me again ! I bloody give up!', she tweeted
In January, Danniella made a triumphant return to Instagram and Twitter, as she revealed that she had tracked down her female hacker. She added in the post: 'After 8 months of not being able to gain access to my social media accounts, and months previous to that of having my account hacked - it's finally over!
'I would like to thank Twitter HQ, the police and all involved in working hard to get to the bottom of this - it's been so frustrating and damaging to me - but guess what? THE WESTBROOK IS BACK'.
Danniella also thanked people who had helped her track down her female hacker in the caption
She penned: 'That has helped me build my case to have HER arrested .. NOW ROLL ON THE FILMING OFF TROLLED ... COS THE WESTBROOK WILL BE THE LAST PERSON SHE BULLIES . #toldyadontunderestimateme #idontlose #YourDaffyDuckedLove #thewestbrook'
'Seriously this stalker needs to do one', she added with a meme
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