Rumer Willis has some amazing news that we’re totally here for. As more celebs — from Amanda Bynes to Jenelle Evans, Pete Davidson to Demi Lovato, and even Miley Cyrus — open up about their personal battles with drug and alcohol issues, they’re both sharing their struggles and celebrating their successes when it comes to sobriety. Now, Rumer Willis has revealed that she’s been sober for six months, and what she has to say about the situation is inspiring.
“I will be the first one to say I’m not perfect and I mess up sometimes and every once in a while I get it right but I wanted to share this because I am really proud of myself,” the 28-year-old daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis said in an Instagram post.
Including a pic of herself looking completely peaceful (and seriously twinning with her mom), the Dancing With the Stars winner continued, “Yesterday I celebrated 6 Months of Sobriety. It’s not something I planned on but after the long journey of getting here I can honestly say I have never been more proud of myself in my entire life. Thank you all for the love and support and remember to be gentle with yourself 😊.”
Fans were definitely feeling proud as well, giving the post more than 17,500 likes and leaving comments along the lines of, “That’s SO awesome! You can be so proud of yourself 🙏🏼🙏🏼😍” and “CONGRATS! One step at a time good job.”
Others took it deeper with sentiments such as, “Rumer, I’m sooo very proud of you. It takes a very strong person to first admit they have a problem and then to share that problem with the world and possibly help others is incredibly unselfish. You are an amazingly strong woman, and I love your courage. Keep on trucking baby!!!!” We’re sure the support means everything to Willis, and the comments are definitely proof that celebs being open about their struggles can have a huge impact on those who look up to them.
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(h/t E!; photo via Larry Busacca/Getty)