Sober Celebrity Quotes

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month
April Is Alcohol Awareness Month
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins

“I was hell bent on destruction,” says Hopkins. “It was like being possessed by a demon.” (The Christian Post, 2/7/11)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

Blake Lively
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Bradley Cooper
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Christina Ricci
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Colin Farrell
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Donald Trump
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Eminem
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Ewan McGregor
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Jada Pinkett-Smith
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Charles Eshelman/Getty Images)

Joe Biden
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Kathy Griffin
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Kelly Osbourne
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Kristin Davis
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Martin Sheen
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images)

Tobey Maguire
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)

For more trusted news and information, visit CBS HealthWatch.

(photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Categories: Health

Latest Galleries

My Sister’s House 15th Anniversary GalaMy Sister’s House 15th Anniversary Gala was on May 23rd at the Crest Theatre. My Sister’s House is Sacramento’s first agency to address battering in the Asian and Pacific Islander community and to develop a cultural appropriate save haven
American Heart Association GO RED Luncheon 2016
Northern California World Trade Center Annual International Business LuncheonThe Northern California World Trade Center Annual International Business Luncheon was on May 18th at the Hyatt Regency, Sacramento.
Sacramento Economic Forum presented by Genovese Burford & Brothers and Greater SacramentoThe Forum was on May 13th at the Sacramento Convention Center presented by Genovese Burford & Brothers and Greater Sacramento with Keynote speaker, John C. Williams, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
New 2016-17 CBS Primetime Shows
The Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Awards DinnerIn celebration of APR heritage month the Annual Awards dinner was on May 9th at the Sheraton Hotel, downtown Sacramento.
California Musical Theatre Broadway Gala FundraiserThe Broadway Gala on May 7th benefitted California Musical Theatre’s performing arts education and Music Circus productions. VSP was this year’s title sponsor and many other generous companies and individuals. City Councilman Steve Hansen was the Honorary Chair and Celestine and Scott Syphax were the chairs. Dennis Mangers emceed the event and entertainment was provided by Broadway stars Eric Kunze and Sharon Wilkins. The Broadway Gala Singers, a group of 20 local teens, also performed. Over 450 business and community leaders attended the Gala at the historic Sacramento Memorial Auditorium.
Sacramento Walk of Stars AnnouncementThe first Sacramento Walk of Stars honorees were announced today, May 9th in Sacramento L & 18th. Congratulations to Dr. Ernie Bodai, Gregory Kondos, Debbie Meyer and LeVar Burton for their national and international achievements and thank you for making Sacramento proud! #SacStar2016

More From CBS Sacramento

The Taz Show
LIVE: Monday through Friday from 6am – 6pm ET

Listen Live