Cameron Douglas Says He Is Grateful To His Father And Stepmother For Not Giving Up On Him During The Darkest Days

Family & Kids

March 27, 2018 13:11 By Fabiosa

Cameron Douglas says he has never been happier as he is now with his first baby on board and his family “closer than ever”. The young man is especially grateful to his father, Michael Douglas, and his stepmother, Catherine Zeta-Jones, for not giving up on him at the “darkest days”.

Cameron and his “dark times”

Cameron, a son of the famous actor, Michael Douglas, and a grandson of the legendary Kirk Douglas, has always been a troubled guy. The young man recalls his childhood and teenage as the most problematic period in his life.

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Cameron was not making the life easier for his family when he was arrested for drug offenses. The young man spent seven years in jail. Today, he says he is not sorry for the time he spent in prison because it helped him become a better man.

 I finally have my priorities in the right order. I want to make my family proud.


‘They never give up on me’.

After he was released from the jail, Cameron’s relationship with his family turned to the best. He says today they are closer than ever.



Cameron has a very special bond with his father now. He says they have an amazing relationship and he could never think they would be able to speak openly about everything.

I love spending time with him, and I will spend as much time with him as I can.

In an interview with The Mail, Cameron confessed he is very grateful to his father and stepmother for not giving up on him at the “darkest days”.

My family never gave up on me, not for one second.

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Cameron added his ‘under-arrest’ experience made him closer to his stepmother, Catherine Zeta-Jones, who was one of his biggest supports during a troubled period. The stepson describes Catherine as a person with incredible inner strength.

Catherine is a scrapper… She never gives up on anything and she didn’t quit on me. 

The Douglas’ dream family

Now, Cameron Douglas knows more about the true value of family as three months ago, he and his lovebird Viviane welcomed their first baby girl together. In his after-birth announcement, Cameron expressed his appreciation for Viviane for going strong through the whole pregnancy period.

Douglas Jr. added that only after becoming a father himself, he finally understood the importance of parental love and support. Today, he can’t express in words all his gratitude to his family who helped him go through the hard times and move on.

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