Sober Celebrity Quotes

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month
April Is Alcohol Awareness Month
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins

“I was hell bent on destruction,” says Hopkins. “It was like being possessed by a demon.” (The Christian Post, 2/7/11)

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Blake Lively
Blake Lively

”I don't drink. I've never tried a drug,” says Lively. “It's just something that I genuinely don't have a desire for." (Allure, 9/25/12)

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Bradley Cooper

"I don't drink or do drugs anymore," says Cooper. "Being sober helps a great deal. I remember looking at my life, my apartment, my dogs [when I was still using], and I thought, 'What's happening?’” (People, 9/5/12)

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Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci

“For about ten years I’ve been pretty much not drinking,” says Ricci. “I went through a normal kind of late teens, early 20s drinking, but it was a choice I made, because I didn’t think it was very good for my life.” (BlackBook, 4/17/08)

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Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell

"Seven years sober,” says Farrell. “I'm really grateful. It’s really lovely to be present in my life.” (The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 4/2/12)

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Donald Trump
Donald Trump

"It's very easy for me not to drink, and I don't understand people that drink," says Trump. "If you don't start, it's real easy. So I tell my kids, 'Don't start.'" (Forbes, 3/11/11)

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Eminem
Eminem

“It was a slow process,” says Eminem. “You gotta remember I hadn't recorded a song sober in seven years. So it took me awhile to even feel like I could record a song sober.” (Vibe, 5/19/09)

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Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor

“I got away with it more or less unnoticed,” says McGregor. “I was a maniac on the booze.” (Daily Mail, 3/31/12)

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Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith

"I found myself drinking two bottles of wine on the couch and I said, 'Jada, I think we've got a problem here,'" says Smith. "From that day on I went cold turkey. I haven't had a drink in eight years." (contactmusic.com, 4/15/05)

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Joe Biden
Joe Biden

“I’m the only guy you know who doesn’t drink,” says Biden. “Too many alcoholics in my family.” (The New York Times, 9/16/08)

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Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin

"I don’t drink alcohol," says Griffin. "Diet soda is my one vice. The more caffeine the better." (Wild About Movies, 8/5/06)

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Kelly Osbourne

“I was taking more of what I was doing in hopes that I wouldn't wake up,” says Osbourne. “When I got to that point, the next morning I woke up and I was like, ‘I just prayed for death. What the hell is wrong with me?’" (Anderson Live, 6/27/12)

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Kristin Davis
Kristin Davis

“I’m a recovering alcoholic,” says Davis. “I’m kind of shy normally, so I felt like I needed help. One thing led to another and I was drinking.” (The Week, 6/11/08)

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Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen

“My recovery is the single greatest accomplishment of my life,” says Sheen. “Without that, the rest of my life would have fallen apart.” (AARP Magazine, 5/8/08)

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Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire

"I don't think it's a secret that I've been sober since I was 19,” says Maguire. “It's in half of the articles done about me.” (People, 7/14/03)

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