There's no doubt that social discourse about CBD has been stigmatized. People either want to associate it with the reputation of its notorious counterpart compound, THC, or it just doesn't hold significance because they haven't experienced it for themselves.
Without a chance to witness its magic firsthand, we tend to rely on trusted influencers to inform us and inspire us to try it. CBD has been gaining popularity in the beauty and health sectors and has already earned the favor of some of your favorite Hollywood stars.
Celebrities who use CBD
Kim shared on her Instagram page in 2019 that she hosted a CBD-themed baby shower to celebrate her fourth child, Psalm West. She takes to the platform to advise that uses CBD to help her relax, and later elaborates in an interview with People Magazine, "I got into CBD a few months ago. It’s saved my life. Even to sleep at night. I like the gummies. I will just use a little bit and fall asleep."
In an interview with AARP Magazine in 2018, this award-winning actor, director, and narrator opens up about his battle with fibromyalgia pain and how he uses CBD for relief. In 2015, Freeman also expresses his sentiments on legalizing marijuana in The Daily Beast, "the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana. They're talking about kids who have grand mal seizures, and they've discovered that marijuana eases that down to where these children can have a life. That right there, to me, says, 'Legalize it across the board!'"
In a 2020 interview with US Weekly, Aniston professes her love for CBD, "CBD helps with pain, stress, and anxiety. It has all the benefits of marijuana without the high." She also shares that her nighttime routine consists of lighting candles, taking a bath, and taking CBD oil to help her unwind from the day.
Actor and comedian Seth Rogen has been pretty transparent about his love for cannabis throughout his time in the public eye. In a 2019 interview with the New York Times, he indulges us in his passion for the plant, and how he uses CBD to manage anxiety. He also sheds light on his involvement with Houseplant, a Canadian cannabis company he co-founded with Evan Goldberg. In his 2020 appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he reiterates how he's found CBD an effective way to manage stress and anxiety. Not to mention his humorous yet informative social media posts advocating for cannabis and CBD.
Michael J. Fox
Fox has declared his love for CBD in several interviews. First with Rolling Stone in 2018, where he enlightens us about how marijuana and CBD have helped him manage symptoms brought on by his Parkinson's disease, such as tremors, stiffness, and anxiety. He has also participated in extensive medical research on cannabis through his foundation, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, which has funded several studies on CBD in search of finding a cure for the ailment. Lastly, the actor writes about CBD in his memoir, "No Time Like The Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality" where he claims it has improved the quality of his life.
This household name has claimed her love for CBD by launching her own line of CBD products in 2020. Her offerings include gummies, soft gels, and oil drops.
Comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg launched a business in 2016 with the mission to offer safe, natural relief for period pain through medical marijuana. The business halted all operations in 2020, noting that after discovering the consumer demand, this effort was "simply the end of a single chapter in a larger story," they invite their audience to continue.
Experience it for yourself
These media moguls highlight the many different ways to enjoy and reap the benefits of CBD. From mental and emotional wellness to managing physical pain, CBD serves up solutions for all kinds of health challenges not only everyday people like you and I face, but some of the biggest names in American culture and entertainment, too.
Whether you prefer to take your CBD via tincture, edible, topical, or by smoking it straight up, CBD is a proven safe and effective aid to almost any kind of physical or mental pain/discomfort. Check out Ladykind's sublingual tinctures and topical creams to get started on your CBD journey today.