Tom Hardy: “I would have sold my mother for a rock of crack”

Published On May 13, 2015 | By Keri |

Mad Max: Fury Road” star Tom Hardy says he is “lucky to be here” after battling with drugs.

The 37 year old, who voiced Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises,” has been sober since 2003 but said his drug addiction was so bad at one point, he would have done anything to get hold of the illegal substances.

“I would have sold my mother for a rock of crack,” he told Yahoo! New Zealand.

“I was a shameful suburban statistic,” he said. “I was told very clearly, ‘You go down that road, Tom, you won’t come back. That’s it. All you need to know.’ That message stayed with me clearly for the rest of my days. I am f–ing lucky to be here.”


Here’s an interview with Hardy a few years ago where he speaks about his past

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