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Sunday 29 March 2015

Colin Farrell likes 'boring' life

Colin Farrell says he has come to enjoy clean living
Colin Farrell says he has come to enjoy clean living

Colin Farrell has admitted that he has come to love his new clean-living and "boring" life.

The Irish star and father-of-two has turned his body into a temple after entering rehab in 2005 to help him deal with his drug addictions.

"One of the big things that I was drawn to about drugs was the ritual. I don't put the same level of energy into healthy living as I did into unhealthy living," he told Men's Health.

Colin, who next stars in the Total Recall remake alongside Jessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale, added: "But I eat really well, drink loads of green tea, and take a s*** load of vitamins. It's so f****** boring. I had burned so many bridges in the film industry that I couldn't get a f****** meeting. But now I'm just enjoying life."

The 36-year-old credited his two sons - James, nine, and two-year-old Henry, from different relationships - for helping him turn his life around.

"When I'm not working, I see them a lot. Life has mutated to take on this sweet simplicity that I am really f****** OK with," he said.

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