Anthony Hopkins vier fees 45 jare van soberheid, onthou amper 'om myself dood te drink’

Anthony Hopkins vier fees 45 jare van soberheid, recalls almost 'drinking myself to death'

Sir Anthony Hopkins has something to celebrate.

The 82-year-old Fliek ster, widely considered one of Hollywood’s finest, took to social media on Tuesday to announce that he’s celebrating 45 jare van soberheid.

He shared a happy video message aanlyn, adding the caption: “With gratitude, I celebrate 45 years of sobriety.

Hello everyone, good morning. Wel, new year’s coming, it’s been a tough year,” he began in the black-and-white clip. “A lot of grief and sadness for many, many, many people. Maar, 45 jare gelede vandag, I had a wake-up call.

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The Two Popesstar said he washeading for disaster drinking myself to deathat the time and saida little thoughtcame to his mind: “Do you want to live or die?”

“ek het gesê, ‘I want to live,'” Hopkins remembered. “Suddenly the relief came and my life has been amazing. I have my off days, sometimes little bits of doubt and all that, maar, all in all, I say hang in there.

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Hy het bygevoeg: “Today is the tomorrow you were so worried about yesterday. You young people, don’t give up, just keep in there, just keep fighting. Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. That’s sustained me through my life.

The actor concluded by promising that 2021 sal “be the best year.

Anthony Hopkins is celebrating 45 jare van soberheid. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Anthony Hopkins is celebrating 45 jare van soberheid. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Though he’s been popular for decades, Hopkins’ most revered work came after he kicked his drinking habit, including his Oscar-winning role in 1991’sThe Silence of the Lambs” en syne Emmy wins in 1976 en 1981.

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Just over a year ago, the prolific movie star opened up about his alcohol abuse struggles to Brad Pitt vir Interview tydskrif.

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I look at it, and I think, ‘What a great blessing that was, because it was painful.I did some bad things. But it was all for a reason, in a way,” hy het gesê. “And it’s strange to look back and think, ‘God, I did all those things?’ But it’s like there’s an inner voice that says, “It’s over. Done. Move on.

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