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Tom Hardy is driven by addiction fear

Tom Hardy is driven by addiction fear

Jan 2 2014, 3:24am CST | by

Tom Hardy is "driven by fear" that he could slip back into addiction and destroy his career. The 'Inception' star has been clean for 10 years after checking himself into rehab in 2003 to deal with...

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Tom Hardy is driven by addiction fear

Jan 2 2014, 3:24am CST | by

Tom Hardy is "driven by fear" that he could slip back into addiction and destroy his career.

The 'Inception' star has been clean for 10 years after checking himself into rehab in 2003 to deal with his alcoholism and crack cocaine use.

The actor told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "If I had four pints of lager and half a bottle of vodka I could turn this room into an absolute f***ing nightmare in about three minutes. I could destroy everything in my life I have worked so hard for.

"If I stop working they might take it away from me. People will say, 'Tommy you're doing well,' and I say, 'Am I?' In my head I'm still the kid. Does that make sense?"

He continued: "I love what I do, but it's driven by a fear of not being able to do it. It's the same with drinking - if I stop then who am I? What have I got? I have to watch that drive.

"It doesn't matter how well I am doing, I'm only that far away from f***ing it all up."

Tom, 36, who has a five-year-old son, Louis, with ex-girlfriend Rachael Speed and is now engaged to 32-year-old actress Charlotte Riley.

Tom - whose marriage to ex-wife Sarah Ward broke down in 2004 - admits he had to lose something he cared deeply about in his life to realize he did have a problem with alcohol and needed to quit drinking.

Tom said: "I did something particularly heinous that allowed me to wake up.

"I had to lose something. Sometimes you have to lose something that is worth more to you than your drinking."

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FOX NEWS: 'X-Men' Spin-Off 'Deadpool' Gets Winter 2016 Release Date

Sep 18 2014 5:47pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Fox have delayed their Fantastic Four reboot, we have some good news for fans of Marvel's Merc with a Mouth. It seems the positive reaction to that leaked test footage didn't go unnoticed by the studio, as they're now moving ahead with the long-gestating X-Men spin-off, Deadpool, which will hit theaters Feb. 12, 2016. Tim Miller is still on board to direct, and though Rya ...
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Birthday Sluts

Sep 15 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Dlisted

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Tom Hardy ‘won’t do another romantic comedy again’ after ‘This Means War’

Sep 15 2014 6:25am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

I actually watched This Means War, that Mr. & Mrs. Smith-wannabe rom-com/action film starring Tom Hardy, Chris Pine and Reese Witherspoon. I watched it on TV once and I really disliked it. Surprisingly (or not so much), I thought Tom and Chris were okay in it. Reese was a huge problem, as was Chelsea Handler in a supporting part. The biggest problem was an asinine script, plus Reese being badly miscast as a vapid idiot character and ...
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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘No Good Deed’ Goes Unpunished

Sep 15 2014 2:12am CDT | Source: CBS Philly

By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On a second straight abysmal weekend at the box office, No Good Deed went unpunished at multiplexes. The suspense thriller starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson opened by earning an estimated $25-million and finished first at the box office. The runner-up was last weekend’s leader — the family-audience sequel, Dolphin Tale 2 — with $17-million. In third place was Guardians ...
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‘No Good Deed’ Defeats ‘Guardians’ At Theaters

Sep 14 2014 12:13pm CDT | Source: CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Sony thriller “No Good Deed,” which stars Elba as an escaped convict, topped the box office with $24.5 million during its opening weekend. Warner Bros” feel-good film “Dolphin Tale 2″ debuted in second place with $16.5 million, while “Guardians” slipped to third with $8 million in ticket sales. The Marvel space ad ...
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Tom Hardy Did NOT Have A Fun Time Filming This Means War With Reese Witherspoon! Find Out Why He Was 'Miserable' HERE!

Sep 13 2014 11:27am CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

While Reese Witherspoon loves herself some romantic comedies, not everyone is a fan of the genre. Tom Hardy, who co-starred alongside Reese in the romantic comedy This Means War, recently confessed he prefers to star in serious flicks over comedies. Hardy said of his experience:  "I didn't understand how you could do something which is so much fun and be so miserable doing it." Ouch! Tell us how you really feel, Tom! The Dark Knight Rises actor added: ...
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Alice@97.3’s Movie Review: ‘The Drop’

Sep 13 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: CBS San Francisco

VIDEO: Hooman & Marcus review James Gandolfini's last film also starring To ...
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James Gandolfini Netflix Guide: Films To Stream This Weekend

Sep 12 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

James Gandolfini‘s final film opens this weekend. Written by Dennis Lehane, The Drop, is a crime drama starring Tom Hardy and multiple pitbulls, and has been getting strong reviews after premiering at the Toronto Film Festival. After the actor’s sudden death in 2013 we’ve spent the past year celebrating the abundance of memorable film and television roles he left us with — many of which you can watch by simply logging into your Netflix account. Below are eight films you can stream from the ...
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Tom Hardy Interview, Won't Do Another RomCom

Sep 12 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Under all that brooding lies a teddy bear. Who hugs.Known as one of the most electric actors on screen today, Tom Hardy has proven the depths of his darkness and the bounds of his physical force in movies from The Dark Knight Rises and Warrior to 2008's breakout Bronson. Mad Max: Fury Road awaits, with George Miller's massively anticipated reboot hitting theaters next year.Off-screen, the intensity persists; whe ...
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1 week ago

The Rock wanted a bigger salary than Daniel Craig to play a 007 villain

Sep 12 2014 6:05am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is everywhere now and for good reason. People adore him. As the saying goes, ladies love him and men want to be him. The Rock has a recurring role in multiple franchises. Off the top of my head, there’s Fast and Furious, G.I. Joe, and Journey 2. He’ll soon play a DC villain in a Shazam movie. Dude has a very lucrative and enduring career, and he usually seems very humble and appreciative. The world is not enough for The Rock. I remember hearing (ma ...
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