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02nd Sep 2015

Colin Farrell quit smoking using a bizarre method we’ve never heard before


Are you a smoker but want to give up the deadly habit? Maybe try Colin Farrell’s way…

The actor wrote a “break-up letter” to “The Spirit of Tobacco”. Yep, that’s right, a break-up letter.

The ‘True Detective’ star went down the symbolic route in which he penned a note explaining his decision to give up, before burning it along with his cigarettes.

Farrell explained all in the new issue of Men’s Health magazine:

“I got a frying pan and tossed the letter with a load of tobacco, put some paraffin over it, and lit a match that sent a big, wallowing cloud up into the sky. Then I didn’t have a cigarette for another two years.”

Guessing he rinsed the nicotine patches in that time too.