The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health describes sex addiction as “engaging in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behavior acted out despite increasing negative consequences to self and others.” People who undergo hyper-sexuality experience excessive sexual thoughts with an urge to get off all the time, which is why they indulge in all sorts of sexual behaviors. Just because there is very superficial knowledge about sex addiction, people are not really aware of the facts and figures related to the condition. Sex addicts are always preoccupied and could not stop thinking about sex all the time. At the same time, there is an extreme sense of shame and pain. Sex addiction takes a toll on the family life, one’s social persona and even interferes with one’s profession. One cannot avoid the fact of contracting sexually transmitted diseases due to continuous and over-indulgence in sex. We have summed up the celebrities who admitted of being addicted to sex.
The previous “Two and a Half Men” star has reportedly slept with 5,000 women, At least that’s what Maxim magazine says, in the Top 10 “Living Sex Legends.”
Tom is a sex addict with a difference. According to his medical reports, his addiction for sex actually comes with something that is called “priapism.” Doctors say that this is caused by years of alcohol and drug abuse. Tom can engage in an intercourse nine times without stopping. As of now, he is in the middle of a depression, but he seems to be making a huge progress, at least that what his manager assures.
This funny man known for his role in 2008’s “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” Aldous Snow. This sharp-tongued British star has gone on record to say besides being addicted to heroin and cocaine, he sought medical attention at a treatment center in Philadelphia in order to get rid of his addiction to sex.
Kanye West is surely full of controversy. This singer/rapper/producer is well-known for his blasphemous remarks. West has confessed to be a sex addict. In one of his interviews with Details magazine in 2009, he said his sexual drive comes from being addicted to porn and sex since a very young age.
“I think it comes from, like, having a sexual addiction at a really young age. Look at the drive that people have to get sex—to dress like this and get a haircut and be in the club in the freezing cold at 3 a.m., the places they go to pick up a girl. If you can focus the energy into something valuable, put that into work ethic…,” West shared, as published on E! News.
Douglas played a lot of memorable sexually driven movies, but the two movies that stand out are “Fatal Attraction” and “Basic Instinct.” His is a possible case of life-imitating art. Douglas entered into a rehab in 1993 due to sex addiction. His ondition was amongst the very first cases of sex addiction in the industry. His ex-wife divorced him because of his promiscuous lifestyle, but his current wife Catherine Zeta Jones keeps him harnessed with a $5 million penalty in case of any infidelity.
There you have it for the male celebrities who admitted being addicted to sex. For more entertainment features, keep tabs on Movie News Guide (MNG).
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