Tara Reid is opening up about how her life has modified since her short-lived time on Particular Forces: World’s Hardest Check.
“I feel that a variety of followers have been a lot nicer,” the American Pie star, 47, mentioned to TMZ on Thursday, October 12. “Generally I learn what a few of the quotes are from followers and it makes me cry as a result of it’s been so form and good.”
As for what the reward from followers has been, Reid mentioned she’s acquired phrases resembling, “You probably did so good,” “Simply sustain the energy” and “You probably did the very best you’ll be able to and don’t quit on your self.”
“So lots of people got here out, and it feels actually good to really feel that love,” she mentioned.
The Josie and the Pussycats star eliminated herself from the Fox competitors present on the second day of coaching, however she had solely constructive issues to share about her expertise.
“I did benefit from the present,” she mentioned. “I loved the solid and every little thing about it. It made me a harder particular person, and it actually was a terrific present to be on.”
Reid, who mentioned she proved to herself she had “much more interior energy” than she thought, additionally added that she would think about rejoining the present if she had extra time to organize for it.
“I solely received the present three days earlier than we did it,” she defined. “So lots of people had, like, six months to work on it, and I had three.”
Through the present’s season 2 premiere, Reid’s journey was already off to a rocky begin. The Ghosts alum tried to sneak in a pack of cigarettes after the group’s first job — and was reprimanded for it. She handed over two packs of cigarettes, however Reid was shocked to discover a third in her pocket, claiming she “didn’t understand it was in there.”
Reid additionally in contrast herself to a “damaged hen” and added that she desires to “have thicker pores and skin and never let folks trouble me a lot.”
“I get bullied quite a bit and stuff, and I simply wished to make myself a stronger particular person, and I believed this might assist. Everybody says, ‘She received so previous trying, she seems unhealthy, she seems like s—t.’ And simply this s—t that goes on social media and stuff like that,” she mentioned.
Reid has been candid about her struggles with dependancy by means of the years. In 2008, Reid went to rehab and accomplished a 60-day program.
“I didn’t just like the particular person I used to be. I used to be unhappy and conflicted,” she mentioned to In Contact in 2014. “I went there on my own. I put myself there. It was the best resolution I ever made. Rehab saved my life.”