Daniel Radcliffe defends teetotalism

Updated: Dec 03, 2012, 17:58 PM IST

London: Daniel Radcliffe insists that he is “not a boring bastard” despite giving up booze for the sake of his acting career.

The 23-year-old Harry Potter star, went teetotal over fears that his fame would turn him into a boozy “recluse”.

“There are other ways of having youthful excesses,” a leading daily has quoted him as saying.

“I still have a really good time,” he added.