Actors and controversies go hand in hand. These guys have to watch their activities as they are constantly under the scanner. There are some well-known actors who have actually known to create a furore by being drunk on the set.
- Daniel Radcliffe
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In an interview, the Harry Potter star said that he found it so difficult to manage the pressures of fame that he used to drink heavily at nights. He has said that he did not drink on the sets but his heavy drinking did have a detrimental effect. He soon realised this habit would only lead him to destruction and this gave up drinking for good.
- Jennifer Lawrence
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This actress has admitted in an interview that she was scared when she had to perform her first sex scene. In order to overcome that anxiety, she got drunk.
- Kevin Spacey
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In revelation by Sam Mendes during the making of American Beauty, he actually allowed Kevin to get stoned to get that authentic feel to the movies drug taking plot. At one point, Kevin actually started giggling helplessly. Sam asked him to just keep going as he captured sheer magic in his lens.
- Brad Pitt and Edward Norton
One of the scenes in the famous movie Fight Club was actually not there. But when the director saw the two actors throw gold balls at the catering truck under the influence of alcohol, he thought of including the scene. He turned on the camera and got a good scene done from two drunken actors.
- Robert Shaw
Robert Shaw used to drink a lot. In an interview, the actor revealed that during the making of Jaws, he asked the director Steven Spielberg to allow him to drink so that he could get into the moodfor the speech giving scene. The director allowed him only to end up with a totally unconscious Robert Shaw due to heavy drinking. The shoot had to be cancelled but next day Robert delivered one of the best scenes.
- Robert Pattinson
The 28-year-old actor was working in some real harsh conditions in Australia for his new film Rover. The temperature was almost 50 degrees. The actor handled the rough weather conditions by gulping down vodka on the sets.
Due to habit or to manage tough situations or just to deliver their best, actors get drunk on the sets or arrive in a drunken condition. How they carry themselves on the sets in this condition is the most important thing.