Home and Away star Emily Weir reveals the terrifying 'epiphany' which forced ...

Home and Away actress Emily Weir has discussed the 'epiphany' which forced her to give up her alcohol addiction. 

The 29-year-old, who revealed last week that she has been sober for two years, explained that she had a dream where she was an 'older, grey-haired woman living by herself who had a true [red wine] blood mouth'.

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the actress said: 'The thought was that if I kept going the way I was, that could be my life. Alcohol for me was my poison'. 

'I had a dream': Home and Away actress Emily Weir has discussed the 'epiphany' which forced her to give up her alcohol addiction

'I had a dream': Home and Away actress Emily Weir has discussed the 'epiphany' which forced her to give up her alcohol addiction

Emily, who plays resident beach babe Mackenzie Booth on Seven's Home and Away, added: 'I was festering a lot of pain that I didn’t realise and so I would become quite negative when I drank.'

The TV star gave further insight into her battle with the bottle during an interview with former My Kitchen Rules star Romel Kouyan for his https://www.instagram.com/p/CFeTJzolck3/. 

She explained how alcohol 'became a hindrance' and 'didn't mesh well' with who she was as a person. 

Emily admitted that while she gave alcohol 'a good run for its money' in her early twenties, essentially, it just doesn't work for her.

'Alcohol was my poison': The 29-year-old, who revealed last week that she has been sober for two years, explained that she had a dream where she was an 'older, grey-haired woman living by herself who had a true [red wine] blood mouth'

'Alcohol was my poison': The 29-year-old, who revealed last week that she has been sober for two years, explained that she had a dream where she was an 'older, grey-haired woman living by herself who had a true [red wine] blood mouth'.

Candid discussion: The TV star gave further insight into her battle with the bottle during an interview with former My Kitchen Rules star Romel Kouyan for his Instagram TV channel

Candid discussion: The TV star gave further insight into her battle with the bottle during an interview with former My Kitchen Rules star Romel Kouyan for his Instagram TV channel 

'It's crazy looking back': The actress went on to reveal how she had an epiphany one day, and made the decision to refrain from drinking. One week turned into weeks, weeks turned into months, and months turned into years

'It's crazy looking back': The actress went on to reveal how she had an epiphany one day, and made the decision to refrain from drinking. One week turned into weeks, weeks turned into

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