Russell Brand misses his drug addict life Russell Brand Mon-06-Aug-12 07:23 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyWe all know RUSSELL BRAND used to be a drug addict, and he has been clean for 10 years but he says he still craves it and sometimes wishes he could give up his current life in exchange for the life he had in his 20s."This is when you know it's a disease. I'm jealous of me then. The money, the fame, the power, the sex, the women - none of it. I'd rather be a drug addict."He knows how destructive that life is though so fights the urges. You May Also Like Lance Armstrong mocks Doping Scandal to hopefully change image Russell Brand is writing children's books Miley pictured rolling a joint and showing off her latest tattoo Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .