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Anne Hathaway hits ‘milestone’ of being 5 years sober: What else has she said about her drinking?

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Anna Hathaway is getting candid about her sobriety.

Hathaway, 41, was asked by The New York Times about her what middle age means to her, prompting her to reveal how she hasn’t had a drink in years, which she feels is more of an accomplishment than making it to a certain age.

I don’t take it that seriously,” she said. “There are so many other things I identify as milestones.

“I don’t normally talk about it, but I am over five years sober. That feels like a milestone to me. Forty feels like a gift. The fact of the matter is I hesitate at calling things ‘middle age’ simply because I can be a semantic stickler, and I could get hit by a car later today. We don’t know if this is middle age. We don’t know anything.”

The Oscar-winning actor, whose new movie, “The Idea of You,” is available to stream May 2 on Prime Video, has talked about her decision to stop drinking before.

She shared with Modern Luxury in 2019 that she didn’t quit because she felt she had a drinking problem. Instead, it was all about how alcohol made her feel.

“I didn’t put it down because my drinking was a problem; I put it down because the way I drink leads me to have hangovers and those were the problem,” Hathaway said, as reported by People.

“My last hangover lasted for five days. When I’m at a stage in my life where there is enough space for me to have a hangover, I’ll start drinking again, but that won’t be until my kid is out of the house.”

She also told Vanity Fair in March 2024 that she “knew deep down that drinking wasn’t for me.”

“It just felt so extreme to have to say, ‘But none?’ But none,” she explained of her decision to stop altogether. “If you’re allergic to something or have an anaphylactic reaction to something, you don’t argue with it. So I stopped arguing with it.”

“It’s a path everybody has to walk for themselves,” she continued. “My personal experience with it is that everything is better. For me, it was wallowing fuel….

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