, as it turns out, is probably a severe alcoholic. This revelation (which is probably a revelation to precisely nobody who has seen more than one of these movies) comes as the result of a new study conducted by public health researchers at the University of Otago
in New Zealand. Their findings, though perhaps not surprising to those familiar with the franchise, are compelling nonetheless and help to explain some of the iconic British spy's destructive behavior. Per the study...
"There is strong and consistent evidence that James Bond has a chronic alcohol consumption problem at the 'severe' end of the spectrum."
The study found that James Bond at least sipped a drink, if not consumed the whole thing, 109 times throughout the 24 movies in the official franchise. This would not include a movie like Never Say Never Again
, which was made by a rival studio, for example, and isn't