Lisa Riley reveals that she has not drunk for three years

Shocking: Lisa Riley has revealed that she has not drunk for three years, after spending months eating a bottle of wine at night

Lisa Riley has revealed that she has been sober for the past three years.

The 42-year-old actress revealed to the Loose Women panel on Friday that she was forced to give up alcohol because of & # 39; changes & # 39; before admitting that he used to get drunk with a bottle of wine at night.

Lisa admitted that during the days when she used to binge, she was spending 12 hours a day filming the drama Fat Friends, but she was unaware that the amount she drank was something out of the ordinary.

Shocking: Lisa Riley has revealed that she has not drunk for three years, after spending months eating a bottle of wine at night

Shocking: Lisa Riley has revealed that she has not drunk for three years, after spending months eating a bottle of wine at night

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Speaking to panelists Nadia Sawalha, Kaye Adams and Linda Nolan, Lisa admitted that she was forced to abstain for several reasons, and that she was approaching the three-year mark without drinking.

The star of Age Before Beauty also said that she would order drinks in bars that could go through alcohol at a glance, to avoid questions from friends about why she would not drink.

She said: It's been three years since I had a drink for the change and those things.

"When I go out, I think I'm going to drink sparkling water, because it looks like a gin and tonic to keep people from going, why are not you drinking?"

Surprising: the 42-year-old actress told the Loose Women panel that she used to self-medicate with alcohol, and was forced to abandon it in recent years due to "changes".

Surprising: the 42-year-old actress told the Loose Women panel that she used to self-medicate with alcohol, and was forced to abandon it in recent years due to "changes".

Surprising: the 42-year-old actress told the Loose Women panel that she used to self-medicate with alcohol, and was forced to abandon it in recent years due to "changes".

Down in one! Lisa admitted that she used a bottle of wine or more one night during the filming of Fat Friends, and was unaware of the impact the drink was having on her.

Down in one! Lisa admitted that she used a bottle of wine or more one night during the filming of Fat Friends, and was unaware of the impact the drink was having on her.

Down in one! Lisa admitted that she used a bottle of wine or more one night during the filming of Fat Friends, and was unaware of the impact the drink was having on her.

Lisa began to admit that she used to self-medicate with alcohol while filming the fourth series of Fat Friends in 2005, especially after the death of her grandmother.

Although she was still able to get up and spend 12 hours a day filming, the former Emmerdale star added that she did not realize that something else was happening due to the sedation of the alcohol.

She added: "When we were filming Fat Friends, especially series four when my grandmother died, I was self-medicating completely, I was drinking a bottle of wine, I had 11/12 hours a day and that never affected my work. !

"I would not have had any knowledge, I was the only one, the car had come back from work, had dined, came, and had no idea.

"The next morning, six buns with no questions, I was absorbing myself!"

Fighting: Lisa added that her drink was at its worst during the filming of the fourth series of Fat Friends in 2005, which came just after the death of her grandmother.

Fighting: Lisa added that her drink was at its worst during the filming of the fourth series of Fat Friends in 2005, which came just after the death of her grandmother.

Fighting: Lisa added that her drink was at its worst during the filming of the fourth series of Fat Friends in 2005, which came just after the death of her grandmother.

Transformed: Lisa also revealed that alcohol consumption partially led to her weight gain, as she used to "absorb". alcohol with food

Transformed: Lisa also revealed that alcohol consumption partially led to her weight gain, as she used to "absorb". alcohol with food

Transformed: Lisa also revealed that alcohol consumption partially led to her weight gain, as she used to "absorb". alcohol with food

Since then, Lisa has been transformed after losing 12 stones in just 18 months, going from a size 28 to a size 12.

The star of Strictly Come Dancing has spoken openly about his battles with excess skin after losing weight, and has since passed twice under the knife to remove his skin.

In a recent interview with Love Sunday Magazine, Lisa said that people still find it disconcerting that she has been able to maintain the weight, and that a person has followed her to the dressing room.

She said: & # 39; Once someone saw me enter a locker room, I was forced to pretend it was an accident. I guess because they wanted to see my body. I just said, & # 39; Want to see my scars? & # 39; and he stayed there for all to see. "

Transformed: in recent years Lisa has lost a total of 12 stones, going from a size 28 to a size 12 (she left in 2012)

Transformed: in recent years Lisa has lost a total of 12 stones, going from a size 28 to a size 12 (she left in 2012)

New look: the soap star revealed its new shape after going under the knife twice to remove excess skin

New look: the soap star revealed its new shape after going under the knife twice to remove excess skin

Transformed: in recent years Lisa has lost a total of 12 stones, going from a size 28 to a size 12 (she left in 2012)

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