People drink for numerous reasons. But, there are reasons that people use in order to stop drinking, too. Many celebrities have dealt with various problems, which led them to stop drinking. Some of them might not even started. There are also celebrities that haven’t drunk in their entire life. Either way, here are some of the famous people and their drinking habits, confessions, and reasons why they don’t drink alcohol. The list was created by Huffington Post in 2014 and some of the people in the list might surprise you.
Cooper’s drinking habit wasn’t doing any good to his life. He was even exaggerating with drugs, but that is not the case anymore. He decided to stop drinking when he was 29 and it has provided positive changes in his life for sure. Bradley admits that he knew the problems that were occurring due to these habits. They affected his life a lot since he wasn’t able to control it. Drinking can be really destructive if you don’t know your limits.
It might come as a surprise that Jennifer does not drink alcohol at all. She admits that it is hard to play a role that implements drug addiction. Acting a drug addict was very difficult for her since she never had a drink in her life. Many of you might wonder why she never tried a glass of wine and it is a strange fact since she is 33 years old.
Confessing something in a book is a very common characteristic for many celebrities. Joe wasn’t able to continue his life and progress in his career as a heavy drinker. So quitting was the only option if he wanted to see positive changes in the most important aspects of life. Joe hasn’t been drinking for 11 years and today, he can choose from a lot of roles in numerous movies and TV series.
Here is another celebrity who isn’t amused by the flavor of alcohol. Blake is well-known for her acting in the movie The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants (2005). But, she also likes to cook and is pretty good with it. It is interesting to note that she loves using alcohol as an ingredient in her cooking recipes, but she isn’t interested in drinking it. Maybe just because of the taste, but she has been sober her entire life.
Russell recently became an inspiration for every upcoming comedian. It is not big news that he is battling with drug and alcohol addiction. He has been trying to be sober for 12 years and he is doing pretty good. He also wants to help other addicts since the temptation is not far away and helping others would affect him positively.
It is amazing how a reel role can help change your life. Edie is grateful for her role in Nurse Jackie (2009), since she relates to her character and addiction. The character in the TV series is recovering from drug addiction and Falco has been sober for more than 20 years now. She says it’s very therapeutic and reminds her not to relapse, whenever she feels like it.
Christina was experimenting with drugs and alcohol in her early 20s. She feels that even though those years were nice in her life, she realized that bad habits can be destructive. After starting an acting career, she decided to quit drinking alcohol and embraced a sober life. The reasons are clear and precise and it is one of the reason why Ricci is an excellent actress in her 30s.
Drinking is not contagious, but it can definitely run in a family. The star of the famous TV series The Sex And The City (1998-2004), thought that alcoholism would ruin her life. Kristin was afraid that she might not live past 30 and that the habit would destroy her career. She was into excessive drinking in her youth and maybe that led her to make a decision to quit. But now she is sober and her acting career is moving forward at a great pace.
The controversial rapper was not used to recording songs and making videos in a sober state of mind, but he realized that is highly important for him to stop drinking and taking drugs to create quality music and progress in his career. The death of his best friend Proof, was another reason why Eminem wasn’t able to create music, but everything has changed and he has been sober for a few years now.
Jennifer hasn’t dealt with such drastic alcohol problems as the others in this list. But she thinks alcohol doesn’t work well with the skin. It ruins it and is not a good idea if your career depends on it. Lopez isn’t afraid to drink a sip some times, since celebratory toasts cannot be done with water.