Sharon Horgan finds sneaky way to enjoy favourite tipple
7 March 2018 - 10:00 AM

Sharon Horgan finds sneaky way to enjoy favourite tipple

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Sharon Horgan has found a sneaky way of enjoying a drop of alcohol at home without her kids finding out.

The "Catastrophe" star - who has daughters Sadhbh, 14, and Amer, nine, with her husband Jeremy Rainbird - is reluctant to be seen drinking in front of her children, so she has taken to sipping her favourite tipple from a mug.

She shared: "My relationship with drinking is weird.

"I used to feel bad about drinking too early in front of my daughters because I didn't want them thinking I was some sort of lush. So I started drinking it from a mug."

Sharon's popular sitcom takes a realistic look at the ups and downs of a relationship and parenting.

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And the Irish star has revealed she wishes women were more honest with each other about the stresses of birth.

She told ELLE UK magazine: "The only thing that women should tell each other about becoming a mother is, "Don't go in too late to get the epidural".

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"Don't look at the birthing room and think, "Oh, that looks nice." Don't do that. Do yourself a favour and get in there and take the drugs."

In fact, Sharon admitted to being bemused by the obsession that some women have with giving birth naturally.

The actress - who stars alongside American comedian Rob Delaney on the Channel 4 show - explained: "I don't understand why there's any pride in a natural birth - it upsets me."

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