Chrissy Teigen: Yes, I Drink Way Too Much
Chrissy Teigen is one of the funniest and most candid celebrities in Hollywood.
Case in point:
She recently told husband John Legend that he couldn’t have sex with her doggy style any longer because she didn’t want him seeing her butt hole…
… and then she told the world this story in a magazine interview.
But it turns out that a major reason why Teigen shares so much with the public is because she drinks a lot of alcohol and it lower her inhibitions.
This is especially true when she attends awards shows, which may explain why she fell asleep at this year’s Oscars.
In a chat with Cosmopolitan published on Monday, the wife of John Legend explained how and why drinking became a part of her routine for these special occasions.
“I got used to being in hair and makeup and having a glass of wine,” she said, adding:
“Then that glass of wine would carry over into me having one before the awards show. And then a bunch at the awards show.
“And then I felt bad for making kind of an ass of myself to people that I really respected.”
Did her drunk state often lead to some very funny Instagram posts? Yes.
But also to many hangovers and feelings of shame the following day.
“That feeling, there’s just nothing like that. You feel horrible,” she told Cosmo. “It’s not a good look for me, for John [Legend], for anybody.”
Teigen went on to reveal a history of alcohol abuse in her family and added that having easy access to drinks (at any time) makes it tough to resist.
“Imagine everything we have,” she said honestly. “Everything is there, always. I don’t know how to go to an awards show and not drink.”
There hasn’t been any kind of intervention, Teigen notes;.
No one close to her has sat Chrissy down for a big talk. She’s simply taken a long look in the literal and figurative mirror.
“Nobody really brought it up to me. They just assumed that it was OK because I always felt OK the next morning. I knew in my heart it wasn’t right.
“It makes you very short with people. People think it’s cutesy and fun to go on these boozy brunches, but there’s more to it.
“I’ve never once been like, ‘I’m sure glad I had that boozy brunch!’”
Because people suck and the Internet is a mean place, users responded to Teigen’s admissions here with cruelty.
They slammed her for her drinking and said they felt sorry for her husband, prompting the star to respond with shock and sadness, as you can see here:
In conclusion, the mother of 16-month old Luna thought back to a “wonderful” trip to Bali during which she never really drank.
She still had a great time and she plans to make this more of a habit.
I used to think it was kind of nutty to have to go totally sober. But now I get it. I don’t want to be that person. … I have to fix myself.”
We applaud your candor and wish you the best of luck, Chrissy.