Sober Celebrity Quotes

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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

“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

"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

"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

“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

“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

"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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VP 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

"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

“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

“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

"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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