Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn addressed his past mental issues and his drug and alcohol addiction in honor of his sober birthday on Twitter.
James Gunn talked about the bad habits he had struggled with for many years and shared something challenging for him with his fans.
Gunn pointed out in his tweet that everything he had was because he stayed sober and said he was grateful for that. He said he felt lucky to be able to tackle something like this, especially during these crazy times.
Here’s what James Gunn said:
“I don’t talk much about this, but today is my sober birthday. I have everything I have because of my sobriety – my relationships, my career, my imagination. I’m grateful for the strength to stay sober all these years – and especially grateful after this difficult year of Covid.”
He also encouraged his fans:
“For all of you out there struggling with drugs or alcohol or both, sobriety is possible and is an enormous benefit to one’s life. Maybe you’re the one that needs to hear this now and, if so, please seek help.”
Check out the Twitter post below.
For all of you out there struggling with drugs or alcohol or both, sobriety is possible and is an enormous benefit to one's life. Maybe you're the one that needs to hear this now and, if so, please seek help.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) April 22, 2021