Munich (AFP) The alcoholic actress Muriel Baumeister has contradicted rumors to have relapsed after abstinence. "I do monthly alcohol tests, which I document since I'm dry - so that I hopefully escape such rumors the basis," said the 47-year-old of the magazine "Bunte", according to advance notification from Wednesday. She does not drink anymore, but the alcohol addiction lasts for life. "This is a disease that you have to learn to live with."