Cocaine? I Thought It Was Gum! 10 Celebrity Excuses For Drug Busts
Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 2, 2010
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When Paris Hilton was caught with a baggie containing nearly a gram of cocaine over the weekend, she told Las Vegas police officers that she thought it was gum. Then she backed up, telling the officers that the purse wasn't hers—she borrowed it from a friend, so some of the items in it weren't hers. This is comical because since when does coke look like gum? Also, since when does Paris have to borrow a purse—doesn't she have a different one for every day of the year, err, decade? [People]
But this isn't even the most outlandish excuse a star has given when being busted for drugs.