Actor Simon Pegg became an alcoholic after writing about his difficult childhood in his 2009 memoir “Nerd Do Well,” and he now thinks his time in a rehabilitation center actually saved him from death.
The movie star, who relies on “the feeling of being numb” rather than a “chemical addiction” to alcohol, said: “(I) just didn’t know how to avoid it.”
As femalefirst.co.uk reports, Pegg was drinking at breakfast at the peak of his addiction struggle, and he now admits that his past behavior makes him feel sick.
Asked if he drinks alcohol in the morning, the actor said, “Sometimes. In the worst of times, I look back now and it makes me feel sick.”
Simon eventually entered rehab to regain some control over his life.
Asked if he would have died today if he hadn’t entered rehab, he told The Times newspaper: “100 percent, because, and I don’t think it’s too dramatic to say, it’s the last of that line of flight.” is the end. “
Pegg said that her memoir re-opened her childhood struggles, including her parents’ divorce.
The ‘Hot Fuzz’ star, who has been battling depression since the age of 18, shares: “My relationship with the two [stepfather and stepmother] was really difficult. They were young and immature. He had his own issues. And I was walking, talking about the remnants of another relationship.
“It is extremely upsetting for a child to be rejected by an adult. Adults have a right over everything. When there is suddenly an adult in a position of parental power who doesn’t like you, that’s it. How’s it, what’s the f***?”