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What Tom Hardy has said about his problems with addiction

Tom Hardy has come a long way since his days of being addicted to alcohol and drugs (Picture: Geoff Pugh – WPA Pool/Getty Images) Tom Hardy has been reflecting on his ongoing battle with addiction following wrapping up work on his latest gangster film Fonzo. While he celebrated 13 years sober this year, Tom calls his addiction a ‘disease’ that he must stay in control of to ensure if doesn’t take over his life. With his career going from strength to strength, he reflected on his past struggles as he spoke of family life during an interview with Esquire UK. The 40-year-old actor has been very open about his addiction to drugs and alcohol in the past. He quit drugs in 2003, turning his back on alcohol later, following a spell in rehab and the breakdown of his marriage. Tom Hardy and his current wife, Charlotte Riley, attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in May 2018 (Picture: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images) The year Tom checked himself into rehab is the same year he woke in ..

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The 1975’s new album features a ‘big’ song about frontman Matty Healy’s heroin addiction

Matty’s baring all on the new record (Picture: Getty) The 1975’s forthcoming new album looks set to be a heavy listen. The four-piece’s third studio LP, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, is expected in October, and frontman Matty Healy has previewed the record by delving into some of its more serious lyrical themes in a new interview. Speaking to Billboard, Healy – who is the son of Denise Welch and actor Tim Healy – spoke about his recent heroin addiction, which prompted a long stint in rehab in Barbados at the end of 2017. ‘People had started to lose respect for me, but not an irredeemable amount,’ Healy remarked. ‘The fact that I knew I was building on something that wasn’t destroying made me feel really strong. Because I knew that one more time and that’s it.’ Healy’s band look set for a busy end to 2018 (Picture: Getty) One song on A Brief Inquiry…, titled It’s Not Living If It’s Not With You, sees Healy confronting his addiction head-on, with the frontman describing..

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Emmerdale spoilers: Ross Barton relapses into addiction?

Ross and Pete clash. (Picture: ITV) Ross Barton had come so far in his battle against addiction to painkillers. But tonight, his days of clean living came to an end. Rebecca’s untimely disappearance forced Ross to take posession of Lawrence’s stolen cars. He hid them at Butler’s Barn and planned to create new, falsified registration documents so that he could sell them. Ross was cheerful as he’d found a buyer for the cars but his mood unsettled Pete. Later, when Pete was searching for a missing cow, he discovered the cars. Meanwhile Ross needed the garage to work on the cars, so he sent Cain on a work trip far away. A furious Pete confronted Ross, who insisted he had the situation under control. But both Ross and Pete were rattled when Rhona walked in and demanded answers. Rhona decided that she would ignore the situation if the Barton brothers sorted it out. Ross and Pete drove one of the cars back to the garage but Cain returned soon after. Cain took a look at the car, knew wh..

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