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Demi Lovato: Club Promoters Gave Me Free Drugs

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“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 recreate that feeling, to stay ‘up.’ Promoters gave me drugs and alcohol in restaurants or clubs. They wanted me to come back so I would be seen there. They were basically kissing my ass. I thought they were my friends. I thought I was having fun. Being a celebrity can be dangerous. Nobody says ‘no’. That’s why so many end up overdosing and dying. It could definitely have happened to me.” 

– Demi Lovato opened up in the UK magazine Fabulous about her drug addiction, which, although she doesn’t name it directly, implies she was using an upper like cocaine. Demi has been in and out of rehab and also been public about her diagnosis of bipolar disorder, bulimia and cutting. I’ve been impressed with her candor and I’m really impressed now that she seems to have self-awareness about herself, her addictions, and her so-called “friends”/the people who enable her. There’s nothing sadder than someone who never hears the word “no” and has no idea people are kissing their ass. [TMZ]

Morning Quickies: Whitney Houston Died With Cocaine Nearby

RIP: Whitney Houston
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  • Whitney Houston’s autopsy report has been released and includes upsetting new deets. Houston was found facedown in her hotel room bathtub with a bloody nose and a spoon “with a crystal-like substance” was found nearby. The substance was later tested and revealed to be cocaine. Although the official cause of death was drowning, Whitney Houston also had cocaine, marijuana, Xanax, Flexeril and Benadryl in her system. [PopCrush]
  • Kanye West released a new song online yesterday, “Theraflu,” and raps about how he “fell in love with Kim” Kardashian and implies that he could get Kris Humphries dropped from the New Jersey Nets, which is owned by his friend Jay-Z. [Us Weekly]
  • Remember Alicia Silverstone “kiss-feeding” her son by chewing up his food and spitting it into his mouth? Here’s what happens when parents try to kiss-feed their kids. [Gurl.com] Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: Elton John Talks Whitney Houston, Cocaine Abuse

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Elton John and his partner have adopted a baby boy! Read More »
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  • Talking about Whitney Houston’s recent death, which has been officially ruled a drowning, Elton John said, “I could have easily ended up like Whitney Houston. It’s a miracle I didn’t. Because I’m sure I did as much cocaine as she ever did.” Why do celebrities always chime in with this It could have been me! thing after a death? I’m thinking of Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse here. It seems a little tasteless to attract attention to yourself and the fact that you were lucky enough not to die. But, hey, he’s Elton John, so I’ll give him a pass. [Because he's Elton John, I will not give him a pass. -- Editor]  [E! Online]
  • Three-year-olds are pouty and temper tantrum-prone, even when their mama is Jennifer Lopez. [PopCrush]
  • Check out the letter that a 2o-year-old Fiona Apple wrote back in 2000 to a high school kid trying to start a Gay-Straight Alliance. [Nerve]
  • Ten “New Girl”-inspired outfits for spring and/or a Zooey Deschanel fan festival. [Betty Confidential]
  • Kate Winslet is not so impressed with her performance in “Titanic.” [Celebrity Cafe] Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: Whitney Houston’s Death Ruled Accidental Drowning

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Updated information on the passing of Whitney Houston. Read More »
Nancy On Whitney's Death
Nancy Grace suspects foul play in the death of Whitney Houston. Read More »
Bobbi Kristina Drama
Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina
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Bobbi's Drug Pics
Bobbi Kristina says pics of her doing coke aren't what they look like. Read More »
  • Whitney Houston’s official cause of death has been ruled an accidental drowning, according to the L.A. County Coroner. The singer also had heart disease and cocaine in her system when she died, although the only drugs found in her hotel room where Xanax, Ibuprofen and Midol. A source told TMZ that it’s possible Whitney had a heart attack in the bath and then drowned. [Just Jared, TMZ]
  • Hilary Duff gave birthday to a baby boy on Tuesday named Luca Cruz Comrie. I would like to know how Amelia managed to get this movie star to name her firstborn child after her dog. [Except my Lucca has two Cs and she’s a girl! — Editor] [People]
  • Liam Hemsworth is reportedly “embarrassed” by some of his girlfriend Miley Cyrus’ behavior. You mean like that time the two of them allegedly had sex beneath a table at the Vanity Fair Oscars party? [Fox News]
  • Kim Kardashian’s D-lister pal Jonathan Cheban is now trashing Jon Hamm for calling Kimmy stupid. “Put Jon Hamm in a mall, and more people will go up to the people working at the Burger King than they will to him,” he said to Us Weekly. “Bring Kim to a mall and there will be a riot.” Um, have you SEEN a picture of Jon Hamm lately? [PopBytes]
  • An Abercrombie & Fitch online “outlet” — which does not appear to be affiliated with the retailer — sells a pair of pants online advertised as the color “ni**er brown.”  [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Science Looking To Ecstasy To Treat PTSD Sufferers

After controversy surrounded mind-altering “psychedelic” drugs like LSD, MDMA and psilocybin (the compound found in “magic mushrooms”) in the 1960s, tougher drug laws brought many clinical studies hoping to reveal the drugs’ “complex psychological effects” to a halt. Now, the FDA has begun to approve some research using the drugs and some firmly believe they can help treat a myriad of psychological issues. Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: Lindsay Lohan Promises She’s Sober

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  • Lindsay Lohan appeared on “The Today Show” this morning and promises she’s sober — though she couldn’t say by how many days [Odd. -- Editor] – and will knock her “Saturday Night Live” hosting gig this weekend out of the park. Girl, we have heard you say this stuff before! LiLo also told Matt Lauer that the last time they spoke and said she was clean, she was “in denial.” Okay, whatever: just please, please, please get it together, Lindsay. [MSNBC]
  • Davy Jones from the Monkees died suddenly today in Florida at age 66. [People]
  • Did Taylor Swift go out on a date with Tim Tebow? Damn, that girl’s dance card is always full. [PopCrush]
  • Bras, booze, and husbands: what women want, according to vintage advertising. [TresSugar]
  • Sex advice from Andrew W.K. [Nerve]
  • Twenty snack foods from the ’90s that we miss. Gushers FTW! [Gurl.com]
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