No booze, no wand, no fear.
speaks to Hogwarts royalty about post-
When a star blurts out about their booze battle, it often follows a career nosedive or various public balls-ups. Happily, neither applies to Daniel Radcliffe’s confessions about his half-cut
year. Like a true wizard, he’d hopped on the wagon and got his life back on track before anyone even noticed he liked a tipple.
“It’s clearly a lot better and less chaotic,” he says, clearly in a good place when
catches up with him in New York.
“449 or so days ago – but who’s counting? – was my last drink. I just felt like I was chasing chaos and making my life difficult, all the time thinking I was having fun. So it feels very nice to not be putting myself in danger, to be waking up in the mornings and not thinking, ‘Oh my god, who am I going to hear from? What did I do?’ It’s a life lived without dread and fear and it is lovely.”