Charlize Theron Gets Real About What Living With An Alcoholic Is Like


By Meagan Fredette

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Charlize Theron’s path to fame hasn’t been easy. The Academy-Award winning actress recently spoke with Howard Stern about the childhood domestic violence she faced as a result of her father’s alcoholism. More specifically, about when she was 15, her mother shot and killed her father in self-defense.
She talked about what it was like to live with an alcoholic as a child. “I think what more affected me for my adult life that happened in my childhood was more the everyday [life]of a child living in the house with an alcoholic and waking up not knowing what was going to happen. And not knowing how my day was going to go and all of it dependent on somebody else and whether he was not going to drink or [not.]” After her father’s death, Theron didn’t discuss it too much in her everyday life, explaining…click here to continue reading