Shaun Ryder kicked drug habit as he didn't want to 'embarrass' his kids

Mail Online | 3/15/2019 | Charlotte Dean For Mailonline
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Shaun Ryder has revealed he kicked his drugs habit during his forties because he didn't want to embarrass his children with his wild party antics.

The Happy Mondays singer, 56, who has six children by four different mothers, said that he felt too old to still be acting like an 18-year-old as he turned 40.

Interview - Shaun - Parties - People

During an interview with The I, Shaun admitted that now when he is invited to alcohol and cocaine fuelled parties, people are shocked to learn he isn't interested.

He joked that in response he says: 'I'm not in, mate, I'm off to bed, watching the news.' If you're happy doing that, fair enough. But it's not me any more. I'm just dead happy being how I am now. Even if I do look like a big toe.'

Lifestyle - Shaun - Health - Reason - C**t

When asked whether he misses the lifestyle, Shaun said: 'Not any more. I was 40 and living like I was when I was 18. It wasn't a health reason. I was like: "I'm an old c**t now, I don't want to be embarrassing my kids".

However he went on to suggest that people in his circle still haven't managed to kick the habit.

Days - Shaun - Drug - Taking - Partying

In the early days, Shaun said that he was very open about his drug taking and partying ways,...
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