Posts tagged "drug abuse"

The Soapbox: In (Reluctant) Defense of Dr. Phil

I never thought I’d write an article under that title but here goes.

Earlier this week, Dr. Phil asked over Twitter: “If a girl is drunk, is it alright…

Melissa Petro | August 22, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Cory Monteith Died Of Heroin And Alcohol Overdose

An autopsy and toxicology report has confirmed that Cory Monteith died from an overdose of heroin and alcohol. The “Glee” star died suddenly in a Vancouver hotel room on…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Some Thoughts On Cory Monteith’s Death

I was in bed, half-awake, on Sunday morning when I found out that  Cory Monteith, one of the lead actors on “Glee,” had died suddenly of an apparent drug overdose…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2013 - 9:00 am

Lea Michele Requests Privacy Following Cory Monteith’s Death

Lea Michele’s publicist has requested privacy for the actress following the sudden death of her boyfriend, “Glee” co-star Cory Monteith, 31, over the weekend. Monteith, who struggled with drug…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2013 - 10:40 am

Steven Tyler “Snorted Half Of Peru,” Spent $6 Million On Drugs

Steven Tyler from Aerosmith hit up a “60 Minutes” interview and confessed he’s spent around $5 million or $6 million on drugs over his lifetime. “You also could say…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2013 - 10:20 am

Britney Spears Was A Meth Addict, Ex-Manager Blabs

The lawyer for Britney Spears’s ex-manager Sam Lufti has alleged that Brit-Brit used to be a meth and amphetamine addict and that she had OD-ed the night in 2008…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2012 - 11:20 am

8 Reality TV Stars With Drug Problems

We were totally shocked when we saw former “America’s Next Top Model” contest Jael Strauss — who’d appeared on Cycle 8 of the series — would be appearing on a “Dr. Phil” episode devoted…

Julie Gerstein | September 12, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Cat Marnell & Rubbernecking Drug Addicts

If you’ve been hanging out in the ladyblogosphere, you’ve heard of Cat Marnell. Or maybe you know her as “Cat Marnell, ugh.” Cat Marnell was — until last week —…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: On Taking Drugs While Pregnant

This week, The New York Times Magazine explores a difficult and complex issue: prosecuting drug-addicted mothers whose drug use harms their fetus in the womb. The piece zeroes in on Alabama…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Demi Lovato: Club Promoters Gave Me Free Drugs

“I would come off stage in front of 18,000 people and suddenly be alone in a hotel room. I’d come crashing down and would try to find a way to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2012 - 4:20 pm

What Do We Think Of “Pothead” Candy?

Some things really get my goat when it comes to kids, like little girls wearing heavy makeup. (Cough, cough.) But pot leaf-shaped candy? Meh.

Parents around the country…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 2:20 pm

These Spiderwebs Were Created By Drugged Spiders

Somewhere in a lab far, far away, scientists fed spiders flies injected with LSD, mescaline, hashish, and caffeine. These are their webs. [ICNT4GIVE] …

Annika Harris | October 7, 2010 - 11:10 am

I-Dosing Gets Teens High Digitally?!

You’re probably asking yourself: “How the hell is it possible to get high digitally?” Well, you know those ecstasy-hungry and internet-savvy teens are always looking for the next…

Annika Harris | July 15, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Quotable: Lindsay Lohan Talks Cocaine

“I tried to mask my problems with alcohol, cocaine and mind-altering substances. Now I’m in a place where I don’t need to use anything and I can feel emotions because…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Is It Becoming More Acceptable to Talk About Drug Abuse?

For as long as I can remember, drugs have mystified me. It started with the movie “Mask” starring Eric Stoltz as a 16-year old boy with a major facial deformity…

Ami Angelowicz | August 12, 2009 - 2:49 pm

Is Lindsay Lohan A Cutter?

Star magazine is reporting that Lindsay Lohan could be indulging in her old habits of drinking and doing cocaine. But Linds also may have taken up a new compulsion –…

Annika Harris | September 25, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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