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Kim Kardashian Donates $50,000 To The Trevor Project

January 25th, 2012 1:16pm EST
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Reality TV personality Kim Kardashian has shown off her generous side by donating $50,000 to charity.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has handed over the sum to bosses at the Trevor Project, a suicide prevention organization for troubled lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teens.

Kardashian raised the money by manning phones on the trading floor of BGC Partners in New York at a 9/11 fundraiser last year.

In a post on her blog about the event, she wrote, "The firm lost more than 600 employees in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001 and on the 10th anniversary ...
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Daniel Radcliffe Defends Lana Del Rey's 'SNL' Performance

January 18th, 2012 8:45am EST
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Daniel Radcliffe has defended singer Lana Del Rey after her performance on the "Saturday Night Live" show he hosted over the weekend was savaged by critics.

Radcliffe showed off his comedic timing during his hosting duties on the legendary sketch show, and Del Rey provided the musical interlude, but her lacklustre performances of Video Games and Blue Jeans left viewers far from impressed, and many, like rocker/actress Juliette Lewis, took to the Internet to question her talent and credentials for appearing.

Now Radcliffe has spoken out in defence of the young star, and insists he can't be...
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Daniel Radcliffe To Play Allen Ginsberg

January 14th, 2012 10:45am EST
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Daniel Radcliffe has confirmed reports he'll be playing another literary hero on the big screen - this time a real one.

The young Brit will portray beat writer Allen Ginsberg in a star-studded new murder mystery.

Radcliffe admits he has been attached to the project for months but was sworn to secrecy.

He says, "I'm thrilled to actually finally be able to talk about it. It's a project that I've kind of been attached to for a long time. It's called Kill Your Darlings and it's a story about a murder that was kind of the catalyst to forming the Beat Generation, so it's a film about Allen Gin...
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Daniel Radcliffe Opens Up About Being In Love

January 8th, 2012 11:30am EST
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Daniel Radcliffe has talked candidly about his relationship with his girlfriend, insisting he is glad to have found real romance because he is "not an easy person to love."

The Harry Potter star is dating production assistant Rosie Coker and he has now opened up about their first few meetings, revealing his shyness led to some awkward moments.

Radcliffe even compares himself to famous movie Dracula Bela Lugosi after his first kiss with Coker went awry.

He tells Parade magazine, "I hated dating because I'm crap at it! With Rosie, I didn't know what was appropriate, like on which date you'...
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Daniel Radcliffe Leaves Musical With New Theater Record And Heartfelt Tributes

January 2nd, 2012 6:15pm EST
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Daniel Radcliffe rang in the New Year with a new theater record in New York.

The Harry Potter star ended his run in hit musical How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by breaking the box office record at the Hirschfeld theater during his final week.

The young star ended his 345-show run on Sunday by addressing a sold out house and paying tribute to the show's cast and crew with a touching tribute.

He said, "I leave this show tonight terrified by the fact I may never find another like it."

Radcliffe also honored his co-star, John Larroquette, who also leaves the production, by ...
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Hugh Jackman Raises $850,000 For AIDS Charity

December 8th, 2011 12:59pm EST
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Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman has raised more than $850,000 for charity during performances of his Broadway show.

The Australian star is currently appearing in his one-man song and dance production, Back on Broadway, in New York and he has been taking part in fundraising for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS campaign over the last few weeks.

Jackman has been appealing to his audiences to make donations to the fund and auctioning off T-shirts he has worn on stage, which have made more than $10,000 each.

The actor has successfully raised more than $857,740 with his efforts, and he wa...
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Kristen Stewart Is Hollywood's Most Profitable Star

December 7th, 2011 12:00pm EST
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"Twilight" babe Kristen Stewart has been named Hollywood's most profitable actress.

The 21 year old has topped Forbes magazine's rundown of the most bankable stars, netting an estimated $56 for every dollar she was paid for her last three major films.

Stewart's co-star and real-life boyfriend Robert Pattinson came third in the "Best Actors for the Buck" list, pulling in $39.43 for every $1 he received, while Anne Hathaway was in second place, earning $46 for every $1.

Rounding out the top five are the stars of two massive blockbuster franchises - Daniel Radcliffe of the "Harry Potter" mo...
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Daniel Radcliffe Working On Domestic Skills For Girlfriend

December 4th, 2011 8:01pm EST
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Actor Daniel Radcliffe has made a two-year pledge to his girlfriend to clean up his act around their house.

Production assistant Rosie Coker has asked the Harry Potter star to spread a little magic at home and work on his neatness, tidiness and domestic skills.

The 22 year old tells Britain's Daily Mail newspaper Coker has given him a deadline of two years to be "like a fully-functioning human being around the house."

He adds, "I think it means I have to be able to cook for myself better than I can at the moment, and it means that I can't leave the house in a state the way I do."

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Daniel Radcliffe Felt Guilty For Not Crying At Final 'Harry Potter' Premiere

November 24th, 2011 5:30pm EST
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Daniel Radcliffe felt guilty for not crying at the world premiere of the final Harry Potter film like his co-star Rupert Grint but reveals he was so relieved to bid farewell to the movie franchise.

Thousands of fans gathered to see Radcliffe, Grint and Emma Watson in London's Leicester Square as the last installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, was unveiled in July.

But while Grint and Watson broke down in tears on the red carpet, Radcliffe admits he wasn't so emotional - because he couldn't help but feel glad to be "moving on."

He tells MTV.com, "When you're doing thes...
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Daniel Radcliffe's Parents Originally Said 'No' To Harry Potter Role

November 24th, 2011 4:10pm EST
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Daniel Radcliffe's parents initially turned down his role in the Harry Potter franchise as movie bosses planned to shoot all the films in Los Angeles.

The British actor was just a child when he first tried out for the role of the boy wizard, and he has revealed his parents didn't want him to take the job if it meant moving to America.

They eventually relented and let Radcliffe audition for director Chris Columbus, who spotted the star in BBC series David Copperfield, when filming was confined to studios in England.

Radcliffe tells the Hollywood Reporter, "Chris Columbus had seen ...
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Check Out 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2' On DVD & Blu-ray

November 11th, 2011 8:15am EST
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The final adventure in the Harry Potter film series follows Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), and Hermione (Emma Watson) as they prepare for a final battle with Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes), who is determined to destroy Harry once and for all.

In order to defeat the powerful wizard, they must find and destroy Voldemort's last and most elusive Horcrux - the enchanted piece of soul allowing him to remain immortal - before his nefarious plans come to fruition. David Yates directs.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 smashed the record for the best opening weekend in mo...
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Daniel Radcliffe: 'I Was Allergic To The Harry Potter Glasses'

November 11th, 2011 8:06am EST
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Daniel Radcliffe's stint as Harry Potter almost ended before it even began after he realized he was allergic to the boy wizard's iconic spectacles just days into filming the first movie.

The British actor landed the lead role in the franchise as an 11 year old and after his first week on the set of the 2001 film, Radcliffe realized he was suffering a nasty skin problem.

He tells Digital Spy, "We put the glasses on and eventually we realized I was allergic to them. I was allergic to the Harry Potter glasses because these two rings of whiteheads and spots had come up around my eyes. It to...
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Emma Watson Promises To Remain Scandal-Free

October 4th, 2011 11:40am EDT
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Actress Emma Watson has vowed not to go off the rails after witnessing how fame badly affected several former child stars.

The British beauty shot to stardom at the age of 11 after she was cast as Hermione Granger alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint in the Harry Potter franchise, and she's convinced critics have been waiting for a scandal in her personal life ever since.

Watson has managed to remain controversy-free for most of her career - and she's determined not to mimic other former child stars such as Drew Barrymore and Corey Haim by turning to alcohol and drugs.

She tell...
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Nick Jonas Returning To Broadway

September 7th, 2011 10:45pm EDT
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Nick Jonas is set to follow Daniel Radcliffe and Glee pin-up Darren Criss onto the Broadway stage as the star of hit musical "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying."

The Jonas Brothers star will take on the lead role of J. Pierrepont Finch when Criss vacates the spot after a three-week stint next year, according to EW.com.

Harry Potter star Radcliffe originated the role opposite John Larroquette to critical acclaim in March.

And Jonas can't wait to return to the New York stage.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "So excited & honored to play the role of J. Pierrepo...
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Daniel Radcliffe Waited Until After 'Harry Potter' Wrapped To Ask Out Co-Worker

August 21st, 2011 5:00pm EDT
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Daniel Radcliffe waited until the end of the Harry Potter franchise before asking out a production assistant - because he feared it would be "unprofessional" and "cause problems" to date a co-worker.

The actor met Rosanne Coker, a fellow Brit, while shooting Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in 2007, and they continued to work together on the final two boy wizard movies, The Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2.

But they waited until shooting had wrapped before they began their romance, according to Coker's father Malcolm.

He tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "They are a really nice couple...
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Justin Bieber Named Best Music Artist At 2011 Do Something Awards

August 15th, 2011 8:13am EDT
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Justin Bieber proved his superstar credentials yet again when he was handed an honor for his pop career at the Do Something Awards on Sunday.

The Baby hit-maker took to the stage at the event in Los Angeles wearing an eye-catching pair of gold jeans to receive the award from host Jane Lynch.

Tron: Legacy actress Olivia Wilde fought off competition from Daniel Radcliffe, Orlando Bloom and Scarlett Johansson to take the movie star honor, and soccer ace David Beckham was handed the athlete award.

Other stars in attendance at the ceremony - which honors people under the age of 25 who have...
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'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2' Is 2011's Biggest Film

August 10th, 2011 9:58am EDT
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has been crowned the most successful film of 2011 after conjuring up a worldwide haul of $1.1 billion.

The fantasy epic, the final movie in the hugely successful wizard series, has been hailed a "global phenomenon" by Warner Bros chiefs.

Warner President Of Distribution Dan Fellman beams, "This is another incredible milestone for the last chapter of this historic film series, and for the Harry Potter franchise as a whole.

"In a crowded and very competitive summer, it is a tribute to both the film and the people behind it that moviegoers ar...
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Selena Gomez And Taylor Swift Dominate The 2011 Teen Choice Awards (See List Of Winners)

August 8th, 2011 7:57am EDT
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Vampires and wizards ruled at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, but it was a magical night for Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez.

The two stars picked up 11 awards between them - Swift six and Gomez five - including the bulk of the event's music honors.

Swift, who was feted with the Ultimate Choice Award, also picked up the Choice Female Artist, Choice Country Female and Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon accolades, while Gomez was named Choice Female Hottie opposite boyfriend Justin Bieber and Choice TV Actress (Comedy) for her role in The Wizards of Waverly Place.

Gomez and h...
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'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2' Breaks $1 Billion At Box Office

August 1st, 2011 8:48am EDT
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"Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" has joined the ultra-exclusive $1 billion club at the box office.

The final installment of the wizarding franchise accomplished a magical fete at the weekend - the movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, has now hauled in more than $1 billion at the box office worldwide, easily making it the highest-grossing film of the series.

The only other movies to accomplish the same money milestone are "Titanic," "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," "The Dark Knight," "Avatar," "Alice in Wonderland," ...
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'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2' Breaks Weekend Box Office Record

July 17th, 2011 7:30pm EDT
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has cast a spell over the U.S. box office - the film has smashed the record for the best opening weekend in movie history after raking in $168.6 million.

The final installment in the popular boy wizard franchise, starring Daniel Radcliffe as Potter, was released across America at midnight on Friday and ticket sales for the first showings of the film soared way past the $30 million record held by last summer's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

And it's continuing to captivate cinema-goers - early weekend estimates for the movie easily beat the 2008 Ba...
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Review: 'Deathly Hallows: Part 2' A Thoroughly Gratifying Conclusion

July 15th, 2011 11:00am EDT
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Potter-philes bored by Lord of the Rings-esque travel in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” will finally understand its purpose after watching “Part 2.” Removing the tedious setup, allows director David Yates and writer Steve Kloves to deliver a thoroughly gratifying conclusion to the series, which doesn’t waste any screen time.

Picking up where “Part 1” left off, our heroes Harry, Ron, and Hermione resume their mission to destroy Lord Voldemort’s three remaining Horcruxes, the items that give him immortality. Voldemort learns of their plan though, and plots to confront the...
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Two Jews' Reviews 'Harry Potter & Deathly Hallows-Part 2': One Gives Standing 'O' To Final Epic Adventure (Video)

July 14th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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'Two Jews on Film' By Joan Alperin Schwartz: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2' is the final adventure in the 'Harry Potter' series. The film is directed brilliantly by David Yates and cleverly adapted for the screen by Steve Klos.

This is not only the last film in the franchise, but it is the best.

From the first shot...where we see Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) holding his sword up to the darkened sky, followed by Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) staring out into the gloomy courtyard at Hogwarts, you know...you're in for one great ride.

For those of you who haven't read the books ...
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Emma Watson Had No Idea About Daniel Radcliffe's Alcohol Issue

July 12th, 2011 10:06pm EDT
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Emma Watson was stunned to hear about her Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 co-star Daniel Radcliffe's secret booze battle because he was the "most professional" actor on the set of the film franchise.

Radcliffe, who shot to stardom as the boy wizard at the age of 11, went public with his alcohol issues in the new issue of men's magazine GQ, revealing he was so worried about becoming an alcoholic he is now a tee-totaller and never drinks.

He said, "I became so reliant on (alcohol) to enjoy stuff."

But his Harry Potter castmates had no idea and Watson insists she never even con...
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Emma Watson Slicks Back Her Hair, Dons Bronze Strapless Dress At 'Harry Potter' Premiere

July 12th, 2011 8:10am EDT
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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and other fan favorites attended the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" New York City premiere last night. She has matured into a beautiful young woman, don't you think?

She explained that despite the rumors she hasn't quit Brown University, located in Rhode Island. She said, "I'm going to Oxford in the fall, to study English for a year."

She added, "Just to explain, I haven't left Brown. I'm still enrolled at Brown, but I'm doing my third year abroad to study at home."

She recently told the Daily Mirror, "I look back at the early...
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Tom Felton Delivers Pizza To Waiting 'Harry Potter' Fans

July 11th, 2011 11:03pm EDT
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Actor Tom Felton stunned film fans camped out on the streets of New York ahead of Monday's premiere of the final Harry Potter film by delivering pizza to them.

The stars of the boy wizard films are expected to walk the red carpet at Manhattan's Lincoln Center on Monday evening when they unveil Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

Crowds of devotees eager to catch a glimpse of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint began gathering outside the theaterx last week, and Felton decided to personally hand out boxes of fresh pizza to them as a token of his appreciation for their ...
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Now & Then: The Harry Potter Stars Are All Grown Up

July 9th, 2011 12:10pm EDT
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The "Harry Potter" stars have changed so much since their very first movie. The trio, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, first walked the red carpet in November 2001. The above photos are from the 2002 "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" premiere in London.

Fast forward to 2011 and the premiere of the latest and last Potter film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" and look how they've grown.

For example, Emma channeled Peter Pan 10 years ago, while this week she was a picture of style perfection. And one actor has really made a very dramatic change. See wh...
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Emma Watson & J.K. Rowling Get Emotional At Final 'Harry Potter' Premiere

July 8th, 2011 8:19am EDT
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Actress Emma Watson and author J.K. Rowling broke down in tears during the world premiere of the final Harry Potter film in London on Thursday as they began the official farewell to the movie franchise.

Watson was moved to see thousands of fans - many of whom had camped out in the rain for prime spots - when she arrived at the massive event in the capital's Trafalgar Square.

She met up with co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint and Potter creator J.K. Rowling, and, after meeting fans, signing autographs and posing for photographs on the red carpet, it was clear that both Watson and R...
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Rupert Grint Overwhelmed By Fan Support At 'Harry Potter' World Premiere

July 7th, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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Rupert Grint was left floored by the fan turn-out at the world premiere of the final Harry Potter movie in London on Thursday, confessing the adoration for him and his castmates was almost too much to take.

Grint joined Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson among other Potter regulars for the Trafalgar Square take-over and admitted that even he couldn't have envisaged thousands of fans cramming into the centre of London.

He says, "I can't believe it, it just doesn't seem real. It's been a very kind of emotional week, really. It's been hard for me to come to terms... that this is over.

"I just...
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Emma Watson Dazzles In A Gray Ruffled Gown At 'Harry Potter' Premiere

July 7th, 2011 1:33pm EDT
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Emma Watson attended the "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" world film premiere in London, England, today looking lovely as always. This actress/fashionista rarely disappoints on the red carpet.

The final adventure in the Harry Potter film series follows Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), and Hermione (Watson) as they prepare for a final battle with Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes), who is determined to destroy Harry once and for all.

In order to defeat the powerful wizard, they must find and destroy Voldemort's last and most elusive Horcrux -- that is, the ench...
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Daniel Radcliffe Admits He Had A Drinking Problem

July 4th, 2011 9:02am EDT
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"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe spent years battling a secret drinking problem and has now turned sober in a bid to put his boozy lifestyle behind him.

The 21-year-old British actor, who shot to stardom in the wizard franchise aged 11, developed a penchant for partying and became "reliant" on alcohol in order to have a good time, while he also became increasingly "complacent" about his work.

He tells GQ magazine, "I became so reliant on (alcohol) to enjoy stuff. There were a few years there when I was just so enamored with the idea of living some sort of famous person's lifestyle tha...
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