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Boy wizard grows up by rejecting hubble, bubble, toil and trouble of adult excess

Julia Molony

Published 10/07/2011 | 05:00

HE'S only just reached the legal age for drinking in many US states, but already Daniel Radcliffe has sworn off the booze for life.

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After several years of developing an unhealthy relationship with alcohol which, he says, tipped over into a reliance, he's now gone tee total. He even skipped the last Harry Potter premiere party, choosing to stay at home and watch the Discovery Channel instead.

Radcliffe's flirtation with self-destruction and dissolution was not only discreet, but extremely contained. He tried it out for a while, and seeing the better of the demon drink, decided the safest bet was to settle for a quiet life instead.

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