Posts tagged "drug abuse"

Following Arrest, Tennessee To Send Drug Addicted New Mom To Rehab

Prosecutors in Tennessee made a deal with the first woman to be arrested under a new law that jails mothers whose offspring test positive for drugs. Mallory Loyola, 26, will first undergo rehab treatment for meth as soon as room opens in a treatment center; prosecutors will assess her recovery and then decide whether…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2014

Heroin Killed Socialite Peaches Geldof

Socialite Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner has confirmed. The 25-year-old mother of two was found dead in her UK home with one of her young sons beside her earlier this year. [US Weekly]
Zoe Saldana reportedly has a baby growing in that belly. [US Weekly]
“Glee” star Naya…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2014

Woman Has Baby, Gets Arrested By Tennessee Police For Using Meth While Pregnant

Tennessee has arrested its first new mother under a new law that charges women for assault for using narcotics while pregnant. A 26-year-old mom was arrested after she tested positive for meth, which she admitted to using before her baby’s birth. Call me crazy, but maybe quality drug rehabilitation treatment might work better tha…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2014

Angelina Jolie Allegedly Planning To Sue Daily Mail Over Rumored Drug Video

Angelina Jolie is reportedly planning to sue the UK’s Daily Mail for publishing a video of her talking on the phone to her father, Jon Voight, which was supplied by a drug dealer who claims he sold Angie coke and heroin three times a week. Angie believes the 1998 video, in which she apparently…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2014

Selena Gomez’s Grandpa Blabs About Justin Bieber’s Drug Use

Selena Gomez might want to call Grandpa and tell him not to talk to reporters anymore. Ricardo Gomez spoke to OK! Magazine and said the family is “upset with [Justin Bieber's] behavior.” Gomez called Bieber’s friends “bad influences” and said his granddaughter Selena “told us that she didn’t want to be with him because…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2014

Report: Peaches Geldof Died From A Heroin Overdose

Peaches Geldof died at 25 of a heroin overdose, the Times Of London reported today. The socialite daughter of musician Bob Geldof died on April 7 at her home in Kent, England, with her one-year-old son by her side. [US Weekly]
Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas split up because she wasn’t comfortable being i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 1, 2014

Powdered Alcohol & 6 Other Stupid Ways To Get Drunk Or High

Stupid people getting drunk is about to get stupider: powdered alcohol is on the way. A company called Palcohol was inspired to create powdered booze that can then be added to other liquids in order to make drinks. Powdered rum and powdered vodka are standalone versions or you could try powdered Cosmopolitan, powdered Mojito, powdered…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 21, 2014

Tennessee May Soon Criminalize Drug-Addicted Pregnant Moms

Tennessee’s state legislature has approved a bill that would make it possible to charge pregnant women for assault if they use narcotics during their pregnancy. Critics of the bill rightfully point out that it’s a sneaky way to give more rights to fetuses, thus easing the way to criminalizing abortion. Women’s rights groups and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2014

Selena Gomez Left Rehab For Sundance

Selana Gomez bailed on rehab after only two weeks because she wanted to go to the Sundance Film Festival. [TMZ]
Sheryl Crow revealed she has a benign brain tumor, which she monitors with an MRI scan every six months. [Mirror UK]
Fellow addict Aaron Sorkin remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman, who appears i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 6, 2014

Report: Selena Gomez Checked Into Rehab [UPDATE]

Selena Gomez checked into rehab last month for “exhaustion,” her reps confirmed to RadarOnline this morning. Sel checked into the Meadows in Arizona and stayed for two weeks. She had been “experimenting” with marijuana, Ambien and Xanax and went to rehab at the urging of friends who no doubt don’t want to see her…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 5, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman Allegedly Possessed 70 Bags Of Heroin When He Died

Philip Seymour Hoffman reportedly had 70 small bags of heroin and pills laying around his New York City apartment when he was found dead yesterday of a drug overdose. He had reportedly been living alone for the past three months after being asked to leave the apartment he shared with his longtime partner and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 3, 2014

More Details Emerge About Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death

Celebrities react to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s sudden death from a drug overdose this weekend. [Huffington Post]
Meanwhile, police are concerned that the batch of heroin which killed Hoffman was laced with fentanyl, a drug used on cancer patients. Such batches have been linked to heroin-related deaths all along the East Coast. [TMZ]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 3, 2014

Chiara De Blasio, Daughter Of NYC’s New Mayor, Describes Her Depression And Battle With Substance Abuse

I would like to applaud Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old daughter of New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio, for her bravery in speaking frankly and honestly about her struggle with clinical depression and using marijuana and alcohol to cope. The Santa Clara University sophomore just completed an outpatient group therapy program for depression, anxiety,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 24, 2013

“Grief Goes With You Every Day”: Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith On Ellen

Lea Michele has been slowly opening in the media about how she is coping after Cory Monteith’s sudden death in July from a drug overdose. The “Glee” costars had also been a couple and Michele stood by Monteith during his struggles with addiction. Yesterday she appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’ show and praised her friend Kate…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 12, 2013

Eeek: Zac Efron Did Two Stints In Rehab

Zac Efron reportedly had not one but two stints in rehab for cocaine addiction this year. [TMZ]
Blake Lively’s older sister Robyn Lively revealed that she recreated her famous “Teen Witch” dance at Blake’s wedding to Ryan Reynolds. Cute or upstaging the bride? [US Weekly]
The Kardashians are already filming their Christma…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2013

Zac Efron Might’ve Been A Cokehead

Maybe it wasn’t alcohol that landed Zac Efron in rehab: the “High School Musical” star allegedly checked into rehab for a “big coke problem” and abusing Molly (pure MDMA), according to TMZ sources.  Efron wouldn’t show up to set while he was filming “Neighbors” because he was too coked out, the sources added, and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 18, 2013

RIP Khloe & Lamar (Except Hopefully Not)

Let’s face it: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are the best thing to ever happen to the dysfunctional treasure trove that is Kardashian family. They just may be the best thing to happen to reality television ever: they radiate from the screen with what can only be described as “sparkle,” bringing with them their endless capacity for…

By: Claire Hannum / September 7, 2013

Lamar Odom Ditched Rehab After Only One Day

Lamar Odom ditched rehab at Pickford Lofts in Los Angeles “against medical advice” after only one day of treatment. He reportedly checked into treatment for cocaine addiction following an ultimatum from his wife, Khloe Kardashian.  [Hollywood Life]
Meanwhile, Khloe has changed her Twitter profile pic to one without her hubby. Eeeek. [Hollywood Life]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2013

Lamar Odom Checks Into Rehab

Lamar Odom has allegedly checked into rehab for drug abuse after being given an ultimatum by wife Khloe Kardashian. TMZ also claims that even though Khloe has been the one pushing for her hubby to get treatment, or else she would divorce him, he didn’t tell her his decision to go to rehab.  [TMZ,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2013

Lamar Odom’s Alleged Drug Dealer Speaks

A blabby drug dealer might be the one thing the Kardashians can’t squash: an alleged dealer for Lamar Odom claimed Khloe’s estranged hubby bought over $50K in cocaine over the past three years and even played an NBA game while high. Last week, Odom was arrested for a DUI and was reportedly kicked out of

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2013
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