Why hasn't Anne Hathaway gone five years without drinking alcohol?

The actress assures that giving up drinking has been one of the milestones of her life

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Anne Hathaway in a promotional image for 'The Idea of Having You'

BarcelonaActress Anne Hathaway, 41, claims to be in one of the best moments of her life. The interpreter is in full promotion of the film The idea of having you (Amazon), in which she plays a 40-year-old mother who begins a relationship with the 24-year-old singer of her daughter's favorite group, and in the interviews she has given she has taken the opportunity to reflect on age and some of the things you have learned in the last few years. One of the revelations he has made is that he has not drunk a drop of alcohol for five years.

"Normally, I don't talk about it, but I've been abstaining for five years. For me this is a milestone. Being 40 years old is a real gift," she confessed in an interview with the New York Times. It is not the first time that the Oscar winner for The Miserables reflects on the decision to abandon alcohol "I didn't stop drinking because drinking was a problem, I stopped drinking because my drinking led to hangovers and that was a problem," she said in 2019.

The protagonist ofThe devil wears Prada She has been married for ten years to actor and producer Adam Shulman, with whom she has two children. the last one born in 2019. In fact, the actress has explained that her children, ages 8 and 4, are one of the reasons why she has decided to do without alcohol. "My last hangover lasted five days. When I'm at a point in my life where there's enough room for a hangover, I'll drink again, but that won't happen until my son is out of the house," Hathaway said in a statement. the program The Ellen DeGeneres Show when he only had one son. The actress also explained that one day she took her son to school while he was hungover and that it is an experience she regrets.

About leaving behind the habit of consuming alcohol completely, Hathaway says that initially it seemed to her that perhaps it was a decision that was too extreme, but that she finally reconsidered. "If you are allergic to something or have an anaphylactic reaction to something, you don't discuss it. So I stopped discussing it," reflected the actress, who claims that her life has improved since she gave up alcohol. "For me, alcohol was fuel to go into loops and obsess over things. And I don't like going into loops," he said. ~BK_LINE_HOP~