The American Reunion actress spent much of her early 20s at the centre of controversy and often partook of drugs and alcohol as part of the Hollywood partying scene.
In an interview with Access Hollywood, Reid claimed that she has changed her lifestyle and has learned to be more low-key when out on the town.
"It's really important how you keep things private. You wanna try to have a good time and keep it at home... especially today with the paparazzi. Try to control it as much as you can," Reid explained.
However, she went on to say that she considers her past indiscretions to be minor, as she was never in trouble with the law.
"It was my fault, I did it... [but] it wasn't that bad, what I did. At the end of the day, I really [just] had fun. I wasn't doing crimes. I wasn't getting in trouble like that," Reid added.
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Watch Tara Reid discuss her partying lifestyle with Access Hollywood below: