Colin Farrell On Sex Tape: 'I Think I Was High'

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While a sex tape with Playboy bunny Nicole Narain may have bolstered Colin Farrell’s bad boy image when it leaked in 2005, the Irish actor told the BBC’s Jonathan Ross he’d learned his lesson after bringing the case to court.

“At the end of the deposition… the man in charge said, ‘I hope you’ve learned your lesson, Mr. Farrell,’ and I said, ‘Absolutely, next time I’ll take the tape with me,’” the actor told Ross.

“It seemed like a good idea at the time,” he added.

Farrell, who also spoke out in the interview about his years of drug and alcohol abuse, says he may have been under the influence when he filmed what he called “an expensive 14 minutes.”

“I think I was high,” he said, worrying what would’ve happened if his mother had stumbled upon it. “God forbid, she’d tell me something like, ‘Oh you remind me of your father at certain angles.’”

But making the tape wasn’t all bad for the “Pride and Glory” star.

“I might’ve got some of my better reviews,” he laughed.

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