A milestone value celebrating. Lucy Hale introduced that she formally has been sober for over a 12 months.
Sharing a pic of a cake — with the message “1 12 months!” aptly written in icing — the Fairly Little Liars alum, 33, started her Instagram submit on Tuesday, February 14, writing, “Bear with me, that is another Valentine’s Day submit. It is a submit about self-love and in regards to the biggest factor I’ve ever completed. On January 2, 2023, I celebrated one 12 months of sobriety.”
Hale — who performed Aria Montgomery on PLL — continued, “Whereas this journey has principally been personal, I felt compelled tonight to let anybody who’s struggling know that you’re not alone and you’re beloved.”
A number of celebs congratulated The Hating Sport star within the feedback part, together with Demi Lovato, who has been vocal about her personal sobriety journey through the years. “I’m so happy with you sis,” the singer wrote. “I like you a lot. Thanks for being part of my journey and permitting me to be part of yours.”
Among the many outpouring of sort phrases had been a number of of the star’s former PLL forged mates. Sasha Pieterse and Shay Mitchell confirmed their love by a number of emojis, whereas Troian Bellisario wrote, “Congratulations to you Lucy. That is courageous. And funky. And inspirational. And also you deserve all of the self-love and love from others that goes with it.”
In the meantime, actor Tyler Blackburn added, “A lot love and respect for you,” and Janel Parrish commented, “You’re unimaginable,” full with a white coronary heart emoji.
Austin Stowell, who performed her love curiosity in her romcom The Hating Sport, chimed in: “So happy with you as we speak and on a regular basis since your journey started. Your reward to your self will develop into another person’s to them. A lot love and admiration for this submit and also you, shortcake. Big congrats!”
Again in 2017, Hale opened up about her determination to stop consuming in an interview with Byrdie. Noting that she not had an curiosity in being part of Hollywood’s get together scene, she said, “I’m simply all the time making an attempt to encompass myself with higher individuals and be one of the best model of myself doable.”
She added, “I do know it sounds obnoxious to listen to individuals say that, however why not?”
Hale has stored herself booked and busy since her days on Fairly Little Liars. Not lengthy after the collection led to 2017, she starred within the 2018 horror movie Reality or Dare earlier than returning to TV for the short-lived collection Life Sentence. She performed Katy Keene on The CW’s synonymously titled Riverdale spinoff, which ran for 13 episodes in 2020.
Final 12 months, she appeared in a slew of movies, together with Borrego, Massive Gold Brick and The Storied Lifetime of A.J. Fink, with a number of extra initiatives on their method.