Kerry Katona on cocaine addiction and help for addicts


Former pop star Kerry Katona claimed politicians do not want to deal with people with problems as she discussed her cocaine addiction.

During a debate about what the government should do for addicts with Michael Portillo, Alan Johnson and Andrew Neil, she explained how she spent £100,000 on rehabilitation.

The discussion was prompted by Iain Duncan Smith's speech to Alcoholics Anonymous, where he said the state must 'go further' to help addicts.


More clips and news on our BBC website; 'like' us on Facebook page; follow us on Twitter

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.