Rather of admitting his mistake and promising to change, Ozil claimed it was all a misunderstanding. "It was because I lost a bet, therefore it was simply a one-time occurrence," he explained. "I can tell you that I do not smoke."
Ozil's agent said the player had been induced into thinking smoking was acceptable. "Mesut has been told by some people that smoking is normal and even healthy," said agent Selcuk Aydin. "But he feels that this is wrong."
In fact, studies have shown that smoking causes cancer of the lungs and bladder. It also increases the risk of heart disease and strokes.
Smoking can also lead to bad habits such as chewing gum and drinking tea or coffee with milk in them which are both activities we all know can cause tooth decay and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), respectively.
So yes, smoking does more than just give you wrinkles around your mouth; it can also kill you.
For a few years, I smoked. I quit around three and a half years ago. So yes, he does smoke.
I found out when I was doing research for this article. It's interesting to note that even though he has been in a number of movies, I couldn't find any information about his smoking or not smoking habit.
He does have a number of interviews where he talks about his love for cigarettes and tobacco. He also mentions that he gets mood swings depending on how he is feeling so there might be some psychological reason for this.
Overall, the answer is yes, he smokes.
In 1966, he suffered a major heart attack while producing The Fortune Cookie. His doctor blamed it on smoking three packs a day and chronic gambling anxiety, and advised him to quit both. Matthau has quit smoking. He had cardiac bypass surgery in 1976. Despite having had the surgery, he continued to suffer heart attacks until 1992, when he had another procedure done.
Matthau began smoking as a young man to fit in with his theater friends. After becoming famous, he felt that he needed something to help calm his nerves before going onstage. He claims that he only smoked 15-20 cigarettes a day during his career but evidence shows otherwise. In 1998, he admitted in an interview that he still suffers from heart disease today because of all the cigarettes he smoked years ago.
He also revealed that he had been diagnosed with diabetes back in 1974 but refused to talk about it then or now. It's possible that he had this disease since he was born with Type 1 diabetes.
In conclusion, Walter Matthau did indeed smoke cigarettes. He stopped smoking in 1966 but that didn't stop him from suffering from heart problems due to the amount of smoke he inhaled daily for many years.
At the age of 59, I quit smoking for five years. I stated that I will retire at the age of 59, like my father did. I believe in doing what I say I will do, which I feel few people do in life. Then I smoke my first cigarette, take a cup of coffee, and start painting, which is followed by several more smokes. My mother says that if I cannot stop myself, then she will send me to a clinic where they will fix me up with some pills that will not let me out until I take them for three days.
I do not want this, so I try to resist as long as I can. But after a while I give in and smoke. Later on, I find myself drinking lots of coffee to keep me awake while I paint all night long. It is a bad situation because I am alone in this business - my wife left me when we were still young and my children have their own lives. I am the only one responsible for fixing my meals, cleaning my apartment, and taking care of many other things that come with running a restaurant.
In short, I am failing as an artist and as a father. I am going through all the motions but I am not living anymore. I need help.
You see, I have been made aware that there are some people who think that cooking our food raw is better for us.