Psychedelic Celeb Journeys: 10 Celebrities Who Have Talked About Using Psychedelics
Psychedelics have shed much of their 1960’s counterculture stigma and entered mainstream discussion today thanks to open-minded celebrities sharing their experiences. Here are 10 famous figures who have been candid about their psychedelic use:
The late travel host and chef extolled the benefits of psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin mushrooms for both recreational and therapeutic purposes. He claimed psychedelics helped him appreciate life more deeply.
The acclaimed actress stated on multiple occasions that tripping on mushrooms provided lasting positive effects. She microdosed mushrooms for creative inspiration and said it made her more compassionate.
While filming a movie, Will Smith partook in ayahuasca, a potent psychedelic brew. He called the difficult experience “the individual most hellish psychological experience of my life” but also supremely educational about himself.
Everyone’s favorite science guy told Joe Rogan’s podcast about trying LSD in college, describing it as “wonderful” and consciousness-expanding. But he cautioned against overusing psychedelics.
The star of The Good Place shared she liked to microdose mushrooms to relieve anxiety, be more productive, and tap into creativity. She mixes psyilocybin with vitamin B, vitamin C, and choline.
After suffering a major heart attack, the comedian and director used pot cookies containing THC and psilocybin to help overcome his fear of death. He said it gave him a healthier perspective.
The productivity guru and podcaster utilizes microdosing of psychedelics like LSD and mushrooms in his regimen for boosting focus, creativity, and problem-solving. He says it provides subtle but powerful benefits.
The late tech icon openly discussed using LSD in his youth, calling it “one of the most important things in his life” and pivotal to his innovative thinking. Psychedelics apparently informed his visionary work.
While myths and stigma persist, these celebrities’ accounts help demonstrate how psychedelics can transform perspectives when used judiciously. More research is illuminating their potential for healing and personal development.