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Kendra Wilkinson opens up about drug addiction: "I almost didn't survive"


I’m a Celebrity star Kendra Wilkinson has opened up about her drug addiction, revealing she almost died after overdosing on drugs and alcohol when she was 14.

The US models fun and feisty personality is proving popular with viewers watching her in the Australian jungle, but she admitted she was not always that way.

The former Playboy bunny (29) admitted she was hooked on cocaine, crystal meth and LSD to the point where she almost died.

“My drug habit was turning into a nightmare pretty quickly, and one night soon after, I almost didn’t survive,” she told the Sunday People.

“Line after line, I just kept going. Usually I knew my limit and stopped myself when I hit it because even though I was a druggie, I was still fearful of anything bad happening.

“I was shaking and choking on the blood that was dripping down my throat. I was in serious trouble, everyone thought I was dying," she added.

However, she said she recovered by herself two years after her near-death experience.

“I recovered on my own. I decided I had had enough,” she said.

Kendra went on to find fame as a playboy bunny when she was 19.

She shot to fame after starring on reality TV show The Girls Next Door about Hugh Hefner’s lovers at his Playboy mansion.

But she said her time there was the loneliest she had ever been and described her sexual liaisons with Hefner (88) as “like a job”.

Since entering the jungle the mother-of-two has been flirting with X Factor contestant Jake Quickenden (26).

Last night the pair were shown in a Jacuzzi with the singer giving the model a back massage before she returned the favour by rubbing his feet.

This could cause some drama with Irish contestant Nadia Forde (25) who has also been flirting with the singer.

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