Celabs and CBD : is there a better pairing than this? Seems that CBD is picking up more steam these days and these celabs are enjoying the calming effects of CBD. Who are they?

Megan Rapinoe

Who? Megan Rapinoe is a professional footballer who won the title of Best FIFA Women’s Player in 2019 and is captain of the American United States National team. She won gold with the national team at the 2012 London Summer Olympics and also played for the team at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup where the U.S. finished in second place. She is the first player, male or female, to score a goal directly from a corner at the Olympic Games! 

Why Does Megan Rapinoe Use CBD? Megan is one of the most prevalent advocates of CBD in the sporting world and often speaks about how CBD is a natural wellness solution to help her recover more quickly and perform at her best. She says, “CBD has become part of my all-natural recovery system that I use throughout the day to help with pain and inflammation, stabilize my mood and get better sleep. Instead of taking Advil or other pain management meds, I’ve almost exclusively substituted with CBD products,”  

Mike Tyson

Who? Really?

Mike Tyson is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. Although his behaviour both outside and inside the ring has been controversial (to say the least!), he is largely considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. 

Why Does Mike Tyson Use CBD? Mike Tyson has called CBD oil a “miracle oil”. He says, “I’ve been fighting for over 20 years, and my body has a lot of wear and tear, I had two surgeries and I used marijuana to calm my nerves, and it would take the pain away”. He is such an advocate of the herbal supplement that he has launched his own CBD-infused water company and plans are afoot to make an ‘adult theme park complete with lazy river’ focused around cannabis and the related products. 

Michael J Fox

Who? Beginning his film career in the 70s, Michael J Fox starred in numerous iconic Hollywood movies such as Back to the Future and Teen Wolf before being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement) in 1991 at the age of 29. He continued acting but is also a huge supporter of finding a cure for Parkinson’s and has raised nearly £1bn for research in the two decades since his diagnosis. 

Why Does Michael J Fox Use CBD? If you’re looking for celebrities who endorse CBD, then Michael J Fox is probably the most famous and well-known CBD advocate. He founded the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) which aims to research and find a treatment for this crippling disease. One management treatment that MJFF focuses on is medical marijuana—particularly the use of CBD oil. Michael J. Fox reportedly uses CBD to manage some of his symptoms. He says, “If there is anything working with CBD oil has shown me, it’s that there is always hope. Even for the hopeless”.

Tom Hanks

Who? Tom Hanks is perhaps one of the most recognisable and most loved actors in the world. He is widely regarded as an American icon and has made a multitude of blockbuster films throughout his film career which spans five decades. 

Why Does Tom Hanks Use CBD Oil? Tom has been very vocal about using CBD for his anxiety and how it has helped him with his acting career. Tom even teamed up with Cornell University to study how CBD can help those with Type 2 Diabetes, an illness he was diagnosed with at the age of 36. He says, “The first time I ever tried CBD was to help soothe my anxiety. I was fed up with taking various pills to try and make me ‘better’… It wasn’t how I wanted to live my life anymore. So I gave CBD oil a try. A bonus to the whole thing was the relief from various aches and pains I have. Especially the arthritis in my knees. It immediately alleviated 90% of my pain.” 

Morgan Freeman

Who? Morgan Freeman is one of America’s most successful actors and is renowned for his distinctively deep voice. Along with numerous awards and accolades for his on-screen performances, Freeman is also a political and environmental activist who turned his 124-acre ranch into a bee sanctuary in July 2014, starting with 26 beehives. 

Why Does Morgan Freeman Use CBD Oil? After suffering a life-threatening car crash in 2008, Morgan Freeman developed fibromyalgia and suffers from chronic pain. Since then the legendary actor has been using CBD products in his quest for natural pain relief and he is a major advocate of this powerful botanical. 

Whoopi Goldberg

Who? Whoopi Goldberg is an American actor, author, comedian, and television personality who has appeared in countless productions both on screen and on stage. She has achieved numerous accolades and is one of only sixteen entertainers to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Academy and a Tony award, and the only black woman to have achieved all four awards.

Why Does Whoopi Goldberg Use CBD? Whoopi is a big CBD advocate and passionate about how CBD can help women – especially focusing on women of menopausal age to help with painful and unsettling symptoms. When asked about using CBD, Whoopi said “Every new market we are able to expand into is a victory for women looking for relief from pain and menstrual discomfort.”

Jennifer Aniston

Who? Much-loved actress who played Rachel in the popular sitcom ‘Friends’ and star of a multitude of blockbuster Hollywood movies, Jennifer Aniston is also a businesswoman and producer. She was married to Hollywood movie star Brad Pitt and is one of the world’s most highly-paid actresses.

Why Does Jennifer Aniston Use CBD? 49 years old and looking better than ever, Aniston told US Weekly, “CBD helps with pain, stress and anxiety. It has all the benefits of marijuana without the high.”

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There you have it folks. Celabs who use CBD and are not afraid to say it. Lets see if this CBD thingy gets more attention in Malaysia and South East Asia for the time being. Till then, keep on the metta.

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