“People Have A Very Warped View Of Christianity”: Alice Cooper Tells How God Saved Him From Alcoholism

Date March 28, 2018

Anthony Hopkins is a successful and talented actor, who was involved in many notable movies and stage performances. Nevertheless, the role of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of The Lambs (1991) is the first one that comes to the mind when we think of Anthony Hopkins.

Despite his bright career, the actor had some serious problems with the alcohol. But one day everything changed, and he felt the need for God even though he considered himself an atheist at that time.

I was hell-bent on destruction. And I just asked for a little bit of help, and suddenly, pow. It was just like, bingo.

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Alice Cooper also credits religion from saving him from the alcohol addiction. The legendary rocker has once realized he needs to change something in his life. This idea came to his mind when one day he woke up throwing up the blood.

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Everything that could go wrong was shutting down inside of me. I was drinking with Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix and trying to keep up with Keith Moon and they all died at 27.

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Alice Cooper knew there were only two possible outcomes: To quit drinking or die. He claims God saved him from alcoholism.

My wife and I are both Christian. My father was a pastor, my grandfather was an evangelist. I grew up in the church, went as far away as I could from it — almost died — and then came back to the church.

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Alice Cooper continues by saying:

There’s nothing in Christianity that says I can’t be a rock star. People have a very warped view of Christianity. They think it’s all very precise and we never do wrong and we’re praying all day and we’re right-wing. It has nothing to do with that. It has to do with a one-on-one relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Alice Cooper has been married since 1976 and claims his three kids have never had any problems with drugs and alcohol.

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