Lecter star's booze boost

Lecter star's booze boost

Sir Anthony Hopkins, one of the greatest actors of his generation, has opened up about what can only be described as a miracle event in his life.
He has revealed to followers of his Twitter social media account how he has remained sober for 45 years.

The Oscar-winning Welsh actor, now aged 82, battled alcoholism during his early career, going teetotal following a talk with a woman from Alcoholics Anonymous in December 1975.

The woman asked him: ‘Why don't you just trust in God?’

From that moment, the urge to drink was ‘never to return’.

Sir Anthony recently posted a video on Twitter, saying 2020 had been a year ‘full of grief and sadness’ but urging those struggling not to give up.

‘Forty-five years ago today, I had a wake-up call,’ he revealed. ‘I was heading for a disaster; I was drinking myself to death. I'm not preachy but I got a message, a little thought that said 'do you want to live or die?' And I said, 'I want to live', and suddenly the relief came. And my...

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