As many as 12 million Americans have a sex addiction , according to the American Association for Family and Marriage Therapy. Some notable celebrities have fessed up to having sexual addictions, in which people are unable to control their sexual urges despite the damage done to their lives and their loved ones. The drama surrounding alleged celebrity addictions and sex scandals provides much public titillation, but also offers lessons for people considering sexual addiction treatment. Michael Douglas was one of the first celebrities said to have a sex addiction. Indeed, his admission to an addiction treatment center first brought the concept of sex addiction to the public eye, although Douglas later said the reports of his sexual addiction were inaccurate.
Michael Douglas: oral sex caused my cancer
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Having a year old Michael Douglas play a sex addict isn't exactly what I'd call appetizing. Although, I love the guy in just about anything so I'm willing to give the co-directed by Brian Koppelman and David Levien film titled Solitary Man a chance. According to Variety, Douglas plays a character who's a "former owner of a car dealership chain whose career and marriage were destroyed by his business and romantic indiscretions. Douglas as a satyriasis car salesman? This already sounds like a great movie and it hasn't even start shooting! Koppleman, who wrote the script for Solitary , and Levien previously co-directed Knockaround Guys starring Vin Diesel, which I found to be a pretty dark and enjoyable ride.
'Michael Douglas' Biography Reveals Actor's Hidden Demons (EXCERPT)
So the year-old Miss Zeta Jones clearly likes her leading men on the grizzled side, while the grainy photographs from a Spanish beach which graced the tabloids last week suggest Mr Douglas has lost none of his enthusiasm for the younger model. Is this just a summer fling? A friend of his latest squeeze is reported as saying: "Catherine likes Michael.
He's won two Academy Awards, including a best actor nod for "Wall Street," and three Golden Globes; and has produced 18 films, including "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," which won five Oscars, including best picture. But according to author Marc Eliot, who has written a new biography of Douglas, he grew up troubled by his parents' divorce and his father Kirk's stardom -- and these factors played a role in Michael's reported battles with alcohol and drugs. Douglas' day stint in rehab made headlines in