Fergie has revealed how she quit drugs after becoming paranoid she was being followed by the FBI

Singer Fergie has revealed how she quit drugs after becoming paranoid she was being followed by the FBI and SWAT teams.

The Black Eyed Peas star told Oprah Winfrey she was so messed up from her addiction to crystal meth that she believed police were tracking her every move.

Meth past: Fergie has revealed how she quit drugs after becoming paranoid she was being followed by the FBI and SWAT teams

But the 37-year-old said she was able to quit after going to church and making a deal with God.

She said: 'I started getting really paranoid. So I went one day into this church and I thought that the FBI and the SWAT teams were outside the church...so I had a conversation with God...and I said, "Alright, if I go out there and the FBI and the SWAT team's not out there, then it's the drugs and I'm stopping."

'I went outside of the church...and there was no SWAT team, there was no FBI, just me and God. And I kept my promise. That day. That was it.'

Wild past: On Oprah's Next Chapter airing over the weekend, the 37-year-old denied being a lesbian but admitted to experimenting with women in college

Downward spiral: Fergie, who is married to actor Josh Duhamel, said she started taking drugs a teenager progressing from ecstasy to crystal meth

Fergie, who is married to actor Josh Duhamel, said she started taking drugs a teenager progressing from ecstasy to crystal meth.

On Oprah's Next Chapter airing over the weekend she said: 'I got into a scene. I started going out and taking ecstasy.

'From ecstasy it went to crystal meth. With any drugs, everything is great at the beginning, and then slowly your life starts to spiral down. [I was] 90 pounds at one point.'

Fergie said she was only on drugs for about a year before she was able to get her life back on track.

Intimate: Oprah sat down with Fergie, her husband Josh Duhamel, and family for a picturesque meal during the programme

Formerly known as Stacy: The former child star, whose first screen role was on Kids Incorporated, weighed 90 pounds at one point during her addiction

'What got me through it was a lot of therapy, soul searching, discovering why I took the drugs in the first place, because that’s really what it is,' she said.

The Big Girls Don't Cry singer also admitted to being a 'sexually free spirit' during her college years.

She denied being a lesbian but admitted to experimenting with women.

'I never dated women. It was more fun. I think that a lot of women experience this sort of thing in college. Tour was like college in a way. I mean I guess I would call it bisexual or sexually open, free spirit...what have you.' she said.


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