Keira's US booze binge
16:30 28 March 2006
Keira Knightley is reportedly going on a month-long drinking binge around the US - courtesy of boyfriend Rupert Friend.
The actor - who started romancing the actress after they met while filming 'Pride and Prejudice' last year - set up the booze crawl to celebrate the actress turning 21 - the legal drinking age in America.
He is said to have splashed out on a luxury yacht and a jet to take Keira to bars around New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, Hollywood and Hawaii.
A source told Britain's Daily Star newspaper: "It's such an original idea. She's been so busy filming 'Pirates of the Caribbean 3' and 'Silk' back-to-back, she needs a break and time with Rupert."
The screen beauty - who celebrated her birthday at a 1920s themed bash at London's Paper nightclub on Sunday (26.03.06) - couldn't wait to reach the milestone birthday so she could drink alcohol with her pals in the US.
She recently said: "It seems ridiculous. Over here I can drink myself silly.
"But I go back to my adolescence when I'm shooting in America. I'm on the Shirley Temples while my mates are getting pi**ed."
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