Cannabidiol (CBD) is turning out to be one of the most useful health products in human history. As some would put it, CBD has hit its celebrity status. The CBD market in the US doubled in size between 2017 and 2018 and is expected to keep getting even bigger. Celebrities around the world aren’t strangers to the coolest and trendiest items in the streets, and CBD oil is no exception. The list of celebrities who love CBD keeps growing to include almost everyone from models and actors to comedians, TV show hosts, and athletes. Morgan Freeman is one of them. Morgan is a well-known and much-liked American actor whose subtle humor, emotional depth, and versatility earned him much-respect amongst performers of his generation. Throughout his acting career that included several performances on stage, TV, and screen, Morgan Freeman is one among many African-American actors who received acting roles that were not written for black actors. Born to Mayme Edna, a schoolteacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman Sr., a barber, Morgan Freeman grew up in a low-income home in Mississippi and Chicago. He grew up with aspirations of becoming a fighter pilot, but unfortunately, his stint in the US Airforce between 1955 and 1959 was disappointing and he turned his attention back to acting. In 1967, he made his debut at Broadway in the renowned all-Black productionHello Dolly!He continued to act and appeared on the children’s TV show The Electric Company as Easy Reader throughout the 70s. In 1987, Morgan Freeman’s portrayal of the dangerous hustler inStreet Smartearned him his first Academy Award nomination. He continued to win several other awards throughout his career including the best-actor Oscar Award for his role in the Driving Miss Daisy in 1989, and another Oscar nomination in The Shawshank Redemption in 1994.
CBD helps Morgan Freeman soothe chronic pain
Unfortunately, Morgan Freeman suffered a near-fatal car accident in 2008 that left him with severe nerve damage to his hand. The legendary actor who also suffers from fibromyalgia, explained on a popular late-night TV program, that he has been using Cannabidiol (CBD) to soothe his chronic pain. Even after undergoing extensive surgery, he never made a full recovery, and CBD offers much-needed pain relief.