While many people like to mix up a cocktail or open a beer to unwind after a long day, it seems more and more people are talking about how they chose to be totally sober — and that includes celebrities. While we don’t doubt the influx of drinks at many Hollywood events, many stars have chosen to abstain from alcohol altogether, whether it’s due to facing addiction issues, wanting to avoid the negative impact that drinking can have on one’s health, or He simply wasn’t interested at all. Read on to find out 14 celebs who never drink — and what they had to say about why they abstained.
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former America’s Next Best Model Host Tyra She’s part of the sober Hollywood troupe – and aside from experiencing alcohol as a teenage kid, she’s never been anything but.
I wrote in an email to fans, according to a 2011 article from Forbes. “I’ve never taken drugs before, and I tasted quite a bit of alcohol when I was 12, but that’s all there is to it.”
After battling alcohol and drug addiction, Elton John He decides to become sober when he is his friend, Ryan WhiteHe died of AIDS at the age of 18. On July 29, 1990, he checked into a rehab center and never looked back. He said, “I am one of the survivors.” diverse In 2019. “I’ve survived a lot of things. Life is full of pitfalls, even when you’re sober. I can handle them now because I don’t have to run and hide.”
In 2020, he celebrated 30 years of sobriety, writing in an Instagram post, “If I hadn’t taken the big step of asking for help 30 years ago, I would have been dead. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all the people who have inspired and supported me along the way. “.
Back in 2002, the legend of country music Shania Twin Tell Entertainment Weekly She doesn’t drink, just because she’s never been “interested” in alcohol – not even when she was younger.
“I never had a problem with drinking and didn’t drink when I was working,” Twain said. “I mean, throughout my teenage years in bars, I never had a drink. I certainly could have gone off track many times in my youth. I didn’t care.”
althoug Jennifer Lopez Bottles may appear in her music videos (including the one for “Cambia al Paso,” which came out in 2021), she’s actually not drinking alcohol in her real life. And that should inspire some to quit smoking now – all because of how protective she is of her youthful appearance.
She said, “I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, I don’t have caffeine.” us weekly In 2016, via Hollywood Life. “This really destroys your skin as you get older.”
Now this American actress Anna Hathaway She is the mother of two sons, Jonathan And jackwith the husband Adam ShulmanShe decided to suspend drinking, at least until her children were older. I told Boston Common In 2019, since “The Way [she] He drinks[s] Lead [her] To binge drinking, “It can’t happen while she’s trying to raise kids.
“When I’m at a point in my life where there’s enough room for me to have a hangover, I’ll start drinking again, but it won’t last until my child is out of the house,” she said, adding. , “Most people don’t have to do something extreme. I don’t think drinking is bad. It’s the way I do it – which I personally think is really fun and cool – just isn’t kind of fun and it’s kind of cool that fits in with having a baby for me.”
In a 2012 interview with The Hollywood ReporterAnd Bradley Cooper He shared that he gave up drugs and alcohol at the age of 29 after intentionally injuring himself at a party to show how “strong” he was and realized he could “ruin” his life if he wasn’t careful.
He said, “I’ve been so worried about what you think of me, how I went through, and how I’m going to live today. I’ve always felt like a stranger. I just lived in my head.” “I realized I wouldn’t live up to my potential, and that scared me so badly. I thought, ‘Wow, I’m actually going to ruin my life;’ I will really destroy it. “
It’s the establishment of Betty Buzz’s, which is a collection of non-alcoholic sodas and mixers, so it’s really no surprise that Blake Lively Don’t drink the same. (Although she is married to Ryan Reynoldsthe man behind the airline).
“I don’t drink, because I don’t like the effects of alcohol,” she said, “but I like being a part of it—I like being social, I like getting people together.” Harper’s Bazaar in 2021 about why she launched the brand.
During a 2013 interview day Chelsea recentlyAnd Jennifer Hudson The host is shocked Chelsea Handler When they were discussing her role as a heroin addict in The inevitable defeat of Mr. and Pete She revealed that she never drank herself.
On the show, Hudson said, “I’ve never done anything, so it was hard for me to play this role. I’ve never had a drink in my life. I’m sober.” us weekly), adding later, “I never cared. Nobody would ever believe that.”
And like that… star Kristen Davis He hasn’t drunk in over 30 years. as she said James Andrew Miller on him assets Podcast, she was just 22 years old when she went to rehab. She was praised for her role as Charlotte Sex and the City To help her stay sober.
She said, “I didn’t think I would live to be 30. I started drinking at a very young age and fortunately quit at a very young age, before any success happened, thank goodness.” “Because my love for acting was so great when I was very young, I had something more important to me than just drinking.”
During the 2021 episode of her series on Facebook Watch, red table discussionAnd Jada Pinkett Smith She admitted that she was mixing “ecstasy and alcohol, [and] cannabis” on a regular basis, but that all stopped when I passed out on set in 1996 Mr. Jose.
“I went to work high and that was a bad rush of euphoria,” she said. “I passed out and told everyone I must have taken an old medicine in a vitamin bottle. But I will tell you what I did. [expletive] Together they got this set. This was the last time.”
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comedian Jim Carrey Tell 60 minutes In 2004 he was passionate about living an alcohol-free life – and he almost never consumed caffeine.
“I rarely drink coffee,” the star said. “I’m very serious about not taking alcohol and drugs. Life is so beautiful.”
Spider Man star Tobey Maguire He has been alcohol-free since before he reached his twenties. Tell men’s magazine In 2007 (via CBS News) Alcoholics Anonymous is credited with helping him through his sober journey, and nothing seems to have changed in the years since.
“I stopped taking any mind-altering substances when I was 19. I’ve been abstaining ever since.” Tell Watchman In the year 2013.
Daniel Radcliffe Become an overnight star starring in Harry Potter A franchise, and the series was such a big part of his young life that its impending end – and the fear of what’s behind it – led to some binge drinking. But in 2010, he got sober and has stayed that way ever since.
“A lot of the drinking that happened towards the end of Potter and for quite a while after it was over, it was panicking, a bit of not knowing what to do next – not feeling comfortable enough as to who I was going to stay sober about,” he said in a 2020 BBC interview 4, as I mentioned independent.
In her notes, open bookSinger and designer Jessica Simpson She revealed that her loved ones stepped in for her after she got into the habit of drinking every day, including around her children. It worked, and in November 2021, I celebrated four years of sobriety in an Instagram post. Simpson shared a photo of herself the morning she committed to giving up drinking.
“There is a lot of stigma around the word alcoholism or describing an alcoholic,” she wrote. “The real work to be done in my life is to accept failure, pain, brokenness, and self-sabotage.” “Drinking wasn’t the problem. I was. I didn’t like myself. I didn’t respect my strength. Today I do.”
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