Jelly Roll Claims Marijuana Has ‘Kept’ Him Sober Over the Years – Hollywood Life


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Jelly Roll gave a shout out to marijuana because it steered him away from hardcore medication in an interview revealed on Friday, May 24.“I think a world without weed, Jelly Roll’s drinking codeine and popping Xanax and snorting cocaine again, but a world with weed, I’ll be alright,” mentioned the 39-year-old singer to Taste of Country.

The nation star has been public about his previous struggles with substance abuse and dependancy, as he talked about that marijuana has helped turn into “sober.”

“I get in trouble for this, all the time, but my stance on marijuana will always be the same: I believe marijuana has helped me in so many regards, with my anxiety…This is a hot button topic, but, truly, marijuana has kept me sober,” he expressed.

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After studying from his errors at 23-years-old when he was incarcerated for drug dealing, he now’s an advocate for serving to those that are struggling to give up hardcore medication. He spoke to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee in January 2024 to take motion towards the distribution and provide of fentanyl within the United States. “At every concert I perform, I witness the heartbreaking impact of fentanyl…I see fans grappling with this tragedy in the form of music…that they seek solace in music and hope that their experiences won’t befall others…I’m not here to defend the use of illegal drugs, and I also understand the paradox of my history as a drug dealer standing in front of this committee…But equally, I think that’s what makes me perfect to talk about this. I was a part of the problem. I am here now standing as a man that wants to be a part of the solution,” he mentioned.

Aside from taking motion nationwide, Jelly Roll instructed People that he makes use of his platform for good. “I always said that if I ever got in this situation, I would do everything I could to give back…The fact that just me showing up places can make people happy is such a gift, and I feel like if God gave me that gift, I should show up,” he voiced.

Despite weed being his side-kick in serving to defeat the exhausting medication, he additionally gave credit score to his spouse Bunnie XO – whom he has been married to for eight years — for guiding him down a optimistic path and elevating their kids Bailee and Noah. “You’re talking about a woman that came in and took a child that was soon to be born and a child that [we were] soon to have full custody of…I would have never got custody of my daughter without her. I wouldn’t have had the stability or the money,” he mentioned to Billboard.

His spouse has even taken it to social media to defend Jelly as he centered on his bodily well being. “Don’t bully people, because you never know where they are mentally…There are a lot of people who are not as strong as me, that are on the internet, and they don’t deserve to f—kin’ be bullied,” she famous after revealing her husband had give up social media resulting from hate feedback about his measurement which led to “hurt him.”


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