Daniel Radcliffe reveals he had a drinking problem
(Celebrity News Service)
Los Angeles, CA, United States
July 5, 2011 10:50 am EDT
Human Interest, People, Celebrity, Social Issue, Addiction
"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has shockingly revealed that he recently overcame a drinking problem, and we're not talking butterbeer.
In an interview with GQ UK, Radcliffe told the magazine that his drinking was an issue while filming the last few "Harry Potter" films, beginning with 2009's "Half-Blood Prince." His poison? Whiskey.
"I became so reliant on [alcohol] to enjoy stuff," Radcliffe told GQ.
So how did his problem magically fly under the radar? For one, there were no paparazzi around to capture it.
"I really got away with that because there were many instances when a paparazzi shot like that could have been taken," he says.
Radcliffe, now starring on Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," has been sober since last August, around the time he completed shooting on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," which hits theaters July 15.
The drinking, he said, came as a result of dealing with his celebrity. "There were a few years there when I was just so enamored with the idea of living some sort of famous person's lifestyle that really isn't suited to me," Radcliffe said.
Instead, he now finds himself skipping the big premiere parties and opting to stay in. "There's no shame in enjoying a quiet life. And that's been the realization of the past few years for me," he said.
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