12 Celebs Who Admit They Were Drunk On Set

It’s not a secret (or a surprise) that alcohol flows pretty freely in Hollywood. Champagne is a staple at many awards shows, and virtually all the pictures you see of celebrities hosting lavish parties features some form of alcohol. That’s why it’s also not a surprise that many of your favorite musicians and actors have drinking problems—even if they’re not always willing to admit it.

However, there are also a few celebs who don’t have a problem letting the public know that they were pretty drunk while filming a project. This should be seen as a cry for help, but most people just sweep it under the rug as comedy, or commend the celebrities for being “real.” We’ve seen over the years that famous people do, indeed, suffer from addictions. Often, people don’t take that seriously until the celebrity is in really bad shape—or until it’s too late to help.

Whether you think that finding out that celebs were wasted while filming is a “fun fact”, or it causes you to be concerned about your favorite famous person(s), it’s pretty safe to say that drinking on the job isn’t professional. Unless, of course, you’re in Hollywood and can get away with it. Here are 12 celebrities who don’t mind if you know they were drunk on set.

12. Neve Campbell – Wild Things

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Even though Wild Things was released in 1998, most people who have seen the movie still remember “that scene” when Neve Campbell, along with her co-stars Denise Richards and Matt Dillon, got to…know each other a little better. It has even been called “the greatest menage-a-trois in movie history.” It’s understandable that a scene like that may call for a little “liquid courage”, and Neve was not shy about admitting that she and her co-stars shared a bottle of tequila so that the sex scene would be a little more bearable. Aside from her work on Wild Things, Campbell is perhaps best known for her role in the cult classic, Party of Five. Neve has also stated that she has a dry and sometimes offensive sense of humor, which may be why she agreed to do Wild Things in the first place.

11. Denise Richards – Wild Things

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Actress Denise Richards is perhaps best known for her breakout role in Starship Troopers, which was released in 1997. The following year, she joined the cast of Wild Things, and was likely relieved when Neve Campbell showed up with booze the day they had to shoot the threesome scene with Matt Dillon. After Wild Things, Denise appeared in movies such as The World Is Not Enough, where she played a Bond girl, and Undercover Brother with comic Eddie Griffin. Richards is also well known for her marriage to Charlie Sheen, which ended in 2006.

10. John Leguizamo – Super Mario Brothers

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Gamers around the world hated the fact that movie execs decided to make a movie out of the popularMario Bros. game, in 1993. John Leguizamo’s co-star Bob Hoskins, even called the movie the “worst he’s ever made.” In 2006, John Leguizamo also admitted that he hated the movie in his autobiography. He also states that he and Hoskins pretty much knew Super Mario Bros. was going to be a disaster, so they got drunk on set just to get through the day. Leguizamo also broke Hoskin’s finger accidentally during a day of shooting when they were both pretty wasted.

9. Shia LaBeouf – Lawless

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Shia LaBeouf sure has come a long way since he played a quirky little brother in the Disney sitcomEven Stevens. When LaBeouf starred in the movie Lawless, he wanted to make the role come to life by being as realistic as possible. The movie was based on a book called The Wettest County in the World, about three brothers who were successful bootleggers in Virginia during the Prohibition era. While filming the movie, Shia often drank moonshine to make sure he was “in character.” LaBeouf has also been to rehab and been arrested for his substance abuse issues, so it’s safe to say that he probably didn’t need that much character development.

8. Natalie Portman – Black Swan

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The director of Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky, stated that stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis shared a bottle of tequila to calm their nerves before their sex scene in the movie. Kunis initially denied this, but someone else on the set also confirmed that Portman and Kunis had some alcohol before filming. Portman has not denied this, and has also talked about how intense the movie was, so that’s probably not the only scene in which she’s a little buzzed. Of course, it’s also way more fun for people to imagine the two actresses being drunk on the job, so the public is probably going to stick with the tequila story either way.

7. Mila Kunis – Black Swan

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Even though Mila Kunis didn’t want to come across as unprofessional and admit that she and Natalie Portman had to down a few tequila shots before filming their sex scene in Black Swan, she’s pretty much quieted down about it now. Maybe that’s because the director and another movie staff member saw the tequila. Or, maybe it’s because Mila realized that the movie was still a great success and her career wasn’t in jeopardy. After getting drunk to get through the movie, the actress, who is known for her role in the hit sitcom That 70’s Show, and the movie Friends With Benefits, Kunis has settled into motherhood and is engaged to Ashton Kutcher. Mila Kunis is also the spokesperson for Jim Beam, which may be another reason people aren’t buying her Black Swan story.

6. Billy Bob Thornton – Bad Santa

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Billy Bob Thornton has made it no secret that he enjoys a good drink (or three). So when he starred inBad Santa, he felt it was necessary to get completely into character. Thornton stated that in order to play the character well, “you can’t go halfway drunk, you know?” He also stated that he “wasn’t sort of drunk.” Even though Bad Santa is a little vulgar to be considered a holiday classic, it did pretty well in the box office, and Thornton’s drunk scenes may have a lot to do with that. There’s even a Badder Santa that is only available on DVD. This version is unrated and contains Thornton’s drunk antics that weren’t allowed in the original film.

5. Daniel Radcliffe – Harry Potter

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Daniel Radcliffe will always be known as Harry Potter, even though he’s worked on a number of other projects since then. Radcliffe did an interview in 2012, stating that he would often show up to set drunk. He’d been partying the night before, and would go to work intoxicated after spending the entire previous evening drinking. Daniel even admitted that he could point out the scenes where he was completely wasted because he was “dead behind the eyes.” Perhaps the pressure of being such a huge child star got to him, or maybe he just thought he was invincible, as many young people do. Radcliffe has since gone to rehab and seems to be doing quite well.

4. Anna Kendrick – Drinking Buddies

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