Demi Moore Shares Experience with 24/7 ‘Sober Companion’ During ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Filming

Demi Moore opens up about her struggles and fears while filming the iconic movie ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ in 1985. In a new documentary, Andrew McCarthy’s BRATS, Moore reveals the pressure she felt to succeed and fit in at a young age in Hollywood.

During the filming of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ Moore, now 61, admits to having a 24/7 “sober companion” by her side, highlighting the challenges she faced behind the scenes. The documentary features interviews with Moore and other 1980s icons, shedding light on the pressures of stardom and the impact it had on their lives.

McCarthy, who directed the documentary, expresses surprise at Moore’s revelation, showing the support and camaraderie among the cast members. Moore credits director Joel Schumacher for taking a chance on her and standing by her during the filming process.

Moore’s candid discussion about her struggles with substance abuse and her journey to sobriety adds a layer of depth to her Hollywood career. Despite facing criticism and challenges, Moore remains resilient and determined to overcome the stereotypes and limitations placed on her by the media.

The documentary ‘BRATS’ is set to premiere at the Tribeca Festival and will be available for streaming on Hulu, offering a glimpse into the lives of the iconic Brat Pack members. Moore’s story serves as a reminder of the importance of seeking help and support for those struggling with substance abuse.