Leona Lewis criticizes stupid drinkers

leona_lewisLeona Lewis , who won Simon Cowell’s British star search show The X Factor in 2006, says people who need to be drunk to have fun have a “stupid mindset.” The British pop star says she can have a good time without booze. She told Stylist magazine: “I find some people’s attitude to drinking ridiculous. I think it’s so funny that people think you have to drink in order to have fun. It’s such a stupid mindset! A lot of my friends are like, ‘I need a drink to get on the dance floor!’ I don’t need that ‘help me to relax’ thing. If I’m around my friends then I can really relax and have a good time, that’s all I need. I don’t need alcohol.”

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  1. whatever • April 21, 2010 @ 11:16 AM

    ok, whatever.

  2. Neil • April 21, 2010 @ 4:49 PM

    Finally a pop-star with some common sense.

  3. mandee • April 21, 2010 @ 9:42 PM

    i agree with leona and im glad to see that she is smart on this subject.

    “ok, whatever.” whats with that comment?

  4. whatever • April 22, 2010 @ 2:51 AM

    because every normal human being gets nervous dancing in front of people, talking or doing anything they are uncomfortable with. and a little shot or drink to loosen up never hurt anyone. that’s not being drunk, first of all.
    second, any controversial thing will get you back in the spotlight.

  5. mandee • April 22, 2010 @ 7:32 AM

    hmm. the way i see it, being nervous is a part of life, people can overcome these things by subjecting themselves to them at least periodically. having a shot or a drink or two shouldnt be required to do things that make you feel nervous. its all part of growing up. i do agree that any controversial thing will get you back in the spotlight, but i dont remember leona really being in the spotlight, i didnt read much about her online, she was simply a good singer. im not sure if she has brought out any recent music, but if shes looking for spotlight perhaps she should give it a try.

  6. demigod • April 23, 2010 @ 1:58 AM

    What’s stupid is she thinks drinking is just about having fun.

  7. mandee • April 23, 2010 @ 7:58 PM

    demigod, what is drinking about to you?

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