Sir Anthony Hopkins has something to celebrate.
He shared a happy video message 온라인, adding the caption: “감사함으로, 나는 기념한다 45 years of sobriety.”
“Hello everyone, good morning. 잘, 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, 많은, 많은 사람. 그러나, 45 몇 년 전 오늘, I had a wake-up call.”
“The Two Popes” star said he was “heading for disaster drinking myself to death” at the time and said “a little thought” came to his mind: “Do you want to live or die?”
“I said, ‘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, 그러나, all in all, I say hang in there.”
그는 덧붙였다: “오늘은 어제 너무 걱정했던 내일. You young people, 포기 하지마, just keep in there, just keep fighting. Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. 그것은 제 삶을 통해 저를 지탱 해주었습니다.”
The actor concluded by promising that 2021 의지 “be the best year.”
Though he’s been popular for decades, 홉킨스’ most revered work came after he kicked his drinking habit, including his 오스카-winning role in 1991’s “The Silence of the Lambs” 그리고 그의 Emmy wins in 1976 과 1981.
“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,” 그는 말했다. “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, “끝났어. Done. Move on.”