Johnny Depp - Johnny Depp Gives Up Alcohol

Johnny Depp has turned his back on alcohol after declaring, "I pretty much got everything I could get out of it".

The movie star, who played hard-drinking pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean films, insists he has been sober and alcohol-free for 18 months after years of enjoying fine wines and spirits.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I investigated wine and spirits thoroughly, and they certainly investigated me as well, and we found out that we got along beautifully, but maybe too well.

"I don't have the physical need for the drug alcohol. No, it's more my medication, my self-medication over the years just to calm the circus. Once the circus kicks in, the festivities in the brain, it can be ruthless.

"I'm able to continue (drinking) for great periods of time, weirdly. For weeks. There's no great point to it, ultimately. You realise that you wouldn't treat your car that way."


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I'm so glad he quit drinking,I have worried about him for a long time now. My world would be very lonesome with out hi movies their what keeps me sane. I have been taking care of my brother for 9 years with five days off in those 9 years.He had a stroke and paralyzed on one side and can't speak. I love my brother very much but we can't watch tv together because he watches the same shows over and over, so I spend alot of time in my room watching movies,almost all of them are Johnny Depp movies, he has got to be the best actor in the world. Now if Johnny could give up cigarettes, that would be great.

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