Adam Thomas vows to go sober like twin brother Scott after admitting he drinks to ‘escape stress of life’

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Adam Thomas has vowed to follow in the footsteps of his twin brother Scott by cutting out alcohol.

The 32 year old admits he uses alcohol to "escape from the stress and worries of life" but now wants to take back control without a tipple.

Former Emmerdale star Adam took to Instagram to share an image of himself with his twin and announce the news to his 918,000 followers.

He wrote: "Ok so I've been pondering on the idea for quite some time now….

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"Just seeing the benefits and how it has literally changed my brothers life, and specially my mums @gail.rebecca (give her a follow she'll buzz off it haha) … Im going tI' give it ago [sic].

"Not that I’m an alcoholic but I do love a tipple now and Then… but not for enjoyment anymore which is the scary bit, but more for escape from the stress and worries of life itself.

"I've tried a few times to do it before, but this time I wanted to just put it out there, just so I know I've got to stick to it this time…


"I know it's not going to be easy but it will be worth it … well it better had be 6 months sober starting from today…

"If I don't look like @scott.thomas at the end of this I give up haha yes I had a big weekend for anyone asking haha but enough is enough no more excuses time for change."

Fans were quick to applaud the I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here star! for his effort, with one writing: "This is motivating so many others to do the same and its going to help them so much, hope it goes well for you and thank you."

A second added: "Brave moment.. not easy esp if it's to help with life stresses as they dont go [sic].

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"You will become mentally stronger and physically!! Go on lad.. prove yourself wrong. Dont give in! [sic]"

With a third commenting: "You must have read my mind, I've been thinking of having a break too…. What did Scott do to replace the alcohol, I can only drink so much water!"

Back in June, Love Island star Scott showed off his incredible body transformation after hitting six months of sobriety.

Posting to his 902,000 followers, he wrote: "Special moment for me today! Celebrating 6 months no alcohol and finally reaching my goal of the best shape of my life.

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"For years I've always battled with my relationship to alcohol. I made a living out of being a party boy and although I didn't drink often when I did I would always take it too far and become a different person.

"I've battled with this for years and although I've not had a bad life at all and always done 'well' so to speak there was always an underlying feeling of not reaching my potential.

"At the back end of last year I made a decision to go T total in 2020 for 12 months.

"A decision that had to be made because for the first time my behaviour had affected my business. To see something that I've worked hard for jeopardised because of my behaviour was a massive eye opener for me."

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