Meryl Streep enjoying picking up bad habits for her movie

The veteran actor believes in getting into the skin of the character…

Meryl Streep took help of cigarettes and alcohol to prepare for her role in August: Osage County. The 64-year-old said she enjoyed picking up the unhealthy habits when she began getting into the character of Violet Weston, reported a website. “(How did I prepare?) it was a lot of smoking and bad posture and staying up late drinking red wine with (actor) Margo (Martindale),” she said.

The movie also features Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor and Benedict Cumberbatch.