Ireland Baldwin Claims She Once Cut Off Her Parents Because She's 'Ashamed' of Her Addiction

When speaking to Willow Smith on 'Red Table Talk', the model daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger admits that she used to 'self-medicate' with Xanax and alcohol.

AceShowbiz - Ireland Baldwin has gotten candid about her addiction in the past. When sharing the story in a new episode of "Red Table Talk", the daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger admitted she once stopped talking to her parents becsause she was "ashamed" of her life.

In a sneak peek of the Facebook show, the 26-year-old beauty said she cut off her parents while "self-medicating" with Xanax and alcohol. She told co-host Willow Smith, "I had a night where I went way too far with drinking and taking pills 'cause I couldn't even go to bed at night… [I] hit a total breaking point."

Admitting that she was "ashamed" of her life at that time, Ireland shared, "I had isolated all of my real friends, isolated my family. I had no control in anything in my life." She added. "I tortured myself with my eating disorders that I had."

"I didn't talk to my parents for like a year," the cousin of Hailey Baldwin pointed out. "I saw them here and there, but I was so ashamed of what I had become and how I was living."

Aside from alcohol and drug addiction, Ireland used to struggle with eating disorders "many eating disorders and body issues" when she was younger. "It took me a long time to find self love and acceptance!" she divulged in an August 2018 post. "Trust me, all of that pain and destruction I inflicted on myself wasn’t worth it. Turning down so. Many. Sides. Of. Fries. Wasn't worth it!!"

Baldwin noted that she would spend hours exercising. "I would eat a meal or more like a bite and have to run to the nearest bathroom or find digestive pills or run until I couldn’t feel my legs right before bed," she recalled. "I used to read people’s comments when I first started modeling and anytime anyone told me I was too tall or too fat to have done a job, I would run on a treadmill for the entire duration of at least three episodes of Friday Night Lights that I had on box set."

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