'Golden Voice' Saved Sir Anthony Hopkins from Alcohol Addiction

by VR Sreeraman on  August 11, 2007 at 8:25 PM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

'Golden Voice' Saved Sir Anthony Hopkins from Alcohol Addiction
Legendary actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has revealed that a 'golden voice' from his subconscious saved him from alcoholism.

The Oscar-winning actor, who was a former alcoholic, admitted that giving up the addiction in 1975 was a lucky escape for him.

"For me, giving it (alcohol) up was finding the airlock, the escape hatch. It all happened one Monday morning in 1975. It was as if a voice said, 'Ready! Go!' It was that clear, the voice of gold. The best part of myself, my subconscious, came to rescue me. I don't know how," Contactmusic quoted him, as saying.

Hopkins added that he considers himself to be extremely lucky and fortunate for being able to conquer the horror of alcohol in just a day.

"I had no religious connection or a connection to what I thought was God. And then that Monday: Boom. And it was over. It was like a great pilot light was lit. No explanation except, I guess, I was open, willing and ready," he said.

"When I look back I think I was so lucky to get out of that one. It was all about fear and horror. Definitely the horror - going down the plughole," he added.

Source: ANI
LIN/C

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Alcoholic Liver Disease Alcoholism Cannabis Drug Abuse Alcohol and Driving Bubbles and Brews - Alcohol Facts Pancreatitis Alcohol Addiction and Women Drug Detox PLAC Test for Cardiovascular Disease 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement
Find a Doctor

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

Advertisement

News Category

News Archive