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9 Sober Celebrities

Jillian Morabito |
October 16, 2013 | 1:29 p.m. PDT

Executive Producer

Hudson on "Chelsea Lately" (via @marieclaire)
Hudson on "Chelsea Lately" (via @marieclaire)
Actress and singer Jennifer Hudson revealed that she has never had a drop of alcohol her entire life last week on “Chelsea Lately.” 

The star plays a drug addict in her new movie, “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete.” However, she had nothing to base her role off of because she’s never tried alcohol or drugs.  

Hudson said: "I've never done anything, so that was hard to play this role. I've never had a drink in my life. I'm sober. I'm like, 'Okay, this is new to me.' Normally as as actor, you have things to pull from. I was like, 'I don't know what it's like to feel any of that.’” 

Chelsea Handler was stunned and Hudson replied, "I've never been interested [in alcohol]. Nobody ever believes it." 

Cooper is one such sober star (via @OfficialCIRE)
Cooper is one such sober star (via @OfficialCIRE)
Here are 9 more sober stars that may stun you as well: 

1. Bradley Cooper 

Though he was the star of the “Hangover,” Cooper hasn’t had a drink since he was 29 after bashing his head into a concrete floor. It was certainly a wakeup call for the actor who has now been sober for nine years. 

2. Eminem 

Going through many years of his life struggling with addiction, Eminem decided to sober up and record his first album (“Relapse”) without the help of drugs or alcohol.

3. Blake Lively 

Her character in “Gossip Girl” was a frequent partier but the actress does not drink, nor has she ever tried drugs as she told Allure last year. 

4. Tyra Banks

The celeb posted on her website that she, as well, has not tried drugs and alcohol, Although she will order a glass of wine sometimes to look sexy. 

5. Kim Cattrall

The “Sex and the City” actress appears to be very different from the lady she plays on television. Cattrall told Yahoo:  “I'm not a big drinker and when I do, I get a headache. I don't drink or take drugs so clothes are my only mood enhancer.” Who would have thought? 

J-Lo is another star on our list (via @toniandguyUK)
J-Lo is another star on our list (via @toniandguyUK)
6. Jennifer Lopez

Even back when she was “Jenny from the Block,” Lopez was always raised to not rely on alcohol and drugs and has said: “I don't need to drink to have a good time." 

7. David Beckham 

The former soccer star made the decision so he could focus on his health and sports career. Now that the star has retired from soccer, will he now have the occasional glass with wife Victoria?

8. Jada Pinkett Smith 

The actress once battled alcohol addiction and decided it was interfering with her life: "I had problems with alcohol and I really had to get in contact with the pain, whatever that is, and then I had to get some other tools in how to deal with the pain. From that day on I went cold turkey; I haven't had a drink in eight years."

9. Tobey Maguire 

Struggling with alcohol addiction as a teenager, Maguire has since been 17 years sober saying, “it doesn't seem like I'm made to have a little bit [of alcohol] – it seems to be I'm made to have more than a little bit! I had a lot of fun, but what it did cumulatively to my life was not worth it."

Read more from Yahoo and the Huffington Post.

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