Posts tagged "drugs"

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

True Story: Lessons Learned From A Lifetime Of Dating Men With Substance Abuse Problems

In high school, I fell for a guy named Opie. That was not his given name but a nickname he had acquired along the way. I would have asked from where it had come, but I never found the necessary strength to even talk to him, let alone inquire about the particulars of his life.

By: Amanda Chatel / April 24, 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

Amanda Bynes’s Mom: No Mental Illness, Blame It All On Marijuana!

Amanda Bynes’s mother issued a statement to US Weekly denying that her daughter suffers from mental illness and instead, blames all of Amanda’s problems on pot: “Amanda has no mental illness whatsoever. She has never been diagnosed as schizophrenic or bipolar. She is very sorry for all the hurtful tweets, statements and actions that…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 9, 2014

7 Of The Worst Choices Ever Made While High

Someone once told me drugs are bad. I think it was a man dressed like a dog, or a cartoon rabbit or something. I’ve taken that lesson to heart and only do molly after promising this will be the last time. Every time.

While we’ve all heard hilarious tales of bath salts zombies and heroin-addled…

By: Cracked / March 31, 2014

Man Arrested For Cocaine Possession Thought Drug “Wasn’t Illegal In Florida”

They say that what you don’t know can’t hurt you, but that’s terribly misleading when it comes to drug laws. Guy Lanchester told police, “I don’t understand,” according to the Miami New Times. Read more on Huffington Post…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / February 28, 2014

Colorado Girl Scouts Put The Kibosh On Selling Cookies Outside Of Pot Shops

Last week, clever California Girl Scout made bank after she set up shop outside of a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco. The enterprising 13-year-old sold 117 boxes in two hours, both to neighbors and customers of the cannabis club. Tragically, Girl Scouts in Colorado won’t have a similar circumstance to exploit — even though their…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 25, 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

Justin Bieber’s DUI Toxicology Report Reveals Pills, Pot

Justin Bieber’s toxicology report from his January 23rd DUI arrest in Miami revealed he had pot and prescription meds (Xanax) in his system. Justin reportedly told cops that his mother gives him Xanax, presumably from her own prescription (which is illegal). [TMZ]
BEYONCE’S BABY PIC, YOU GUYS.  [PopSugar]
Yup, there’s going to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 30, 2014

Justin Bieber’s House Was Allegedly Filled With Drugs & Cate Blanchett Gives Her SAG Statuette A Handy

Police allegedly stumbled upon a “treasure trove” of drugs inside Justin Bieber’s house recently when they executed a search warrant. Cops were looking for evidence in connection with the incident last week, in which Justin threw eggs at his neighbor’s house. In Justin’s house, they reportedly found tons of bongs, two cookie jars filled with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2014

Colorado Replaces “420” Mile Marker With “419.99” To Stop Stoner Thefts

And people say stoners are lazy. After marijuana fans in Colorado — which recently legalized the drug — repeatedly kept stealing the 420 mile marker on Interstate 70, the Department of Transportation gave up and put up a 419.99 marker instead. “420,” of course,” is a number associated with pot-smoking culture, and Colorado is one…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 12, 2014

This Is What Happens When Molly’s Grandma Goes Shopping For Christmas Gifts At Spencer’s

A Redditor posted this photo on the site yesterday, explaining, “My cousin Molly’s grandma went into Spencer’s to look for presents for her family. She thinks she found the best presents ever!” Molly, besides being the name of the completely not amused girl in the Obey shirt, is a nickname for the club drug MDMA.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 27, 2013

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

Science: Marijuana Use Might Be Causing Man Boobs

Oh man, I better call up all my high school boyfriends and tell them the news before it’s too late. Actually, on second thought, I’ll let them suss this one out for themselves. According to experts (yeah, you heard me, experts!!), regular marijuana use could be to blame for a hormonal imbalance leading to excessive…

By: Rachel Krause / December 5, 2013

Mike Tyson Explains Everything You Want To Know About Passing A Drug Test With A Fake Penis

In his memoir, Undisputed Truth, Mike Tyson revealed that he used a fake penis with someone else’s clean urine to pass drug tests. Chelsea Handler, being Chelsea Handler, wanted to know all the details. Here’s Tyson explaining how he used a fake dick connected to a jock strap to hide his drug use, which apparently…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2013
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