Posts tagged "drugs"

Evening Quickies: Whitney Houston’s Death Ruled Accidental Drowning

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…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2012

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…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 16, 2012

Evening Quickies: Lindsay Lohan Promises She’s Sober

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…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 29, 2012

Evan Dando & 16 Other Celebs Caught On Camera (Supposedly) Doing Drugs

I am pretty sure Evan Dando -- lead singer of the vastly important band, The Lemonheads -- has not given a f**k since the '90s, but even I was a tad surprised that he tweeted this photo following a gig in Arizona. In addition to partying with that handful of Jolly Ranchers in the corner…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 7, 2012

Evening Quickies: Leslie Carter Died From Drug Overdose, Police Report Claims

Leslie Carter, the 25-year-old sister of Nick and Aaron Carter, died  on Tuesday from an apparent drug overdose, according to the police report. The official cause of death is pending toxicology tests, but the Carters' stepmother Ginger Carter told responding police at the family's upstate New York home that Leslie took drugs for depression, schizophrenia,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 2, 2012

Bad-Boy Club Drug Could Be The Answer To Depression

Wow, I never thought I'd see the day: Special K is about to get a makeover! Remember the drug's sleazy clubbing days in the '90s? The highly-addictive drug, called ketamine, started off as a humble animal tranquilizer but worked its ways into the hottest night spots, sending users into an ecstasy that made time stand still -- or,…

By: The Stir / January 31, 2012

Morning Quickies: Did Russell Brand Divorce Katy Perry Over Drugs?

Russell Brand may have divorced Katy Perry over drugs, sources tell Star magazine. "Katy runs with a really wild crowd," a source says, including people who do cocaine. Russell is a notorious former addict and he allegedly didn't want his wife around the stuff. Another source claims, "He gave her an ultimatum: 'Get rid of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 31, 2012

Demi Moore’s 911 Call Released: “Smoked Something Similar To Incense,” “Convulsing”

The 911 call made by Demi Moore's friends on Monday night has been released. (You can listen here.) A panicked friend says the actress is "convulsing" and "semi-conscious" after "she smoked something, it's not marijuana, but it's similar to ... it's similar to incense and she seems to be having convulsions of some sort." The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 27, 2012

Morning Quickies: Demi Moore Rushed To Hospital Monday Night

Demi Moore was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Monday night after paramedics responded to a 911 call at her home.  The night before, People claims Demi Moore spend a "late night out" with her 23-year-old daughter Rumer Willis, where she was seen grinding on the butt of one of Rumer's "90210" co-stars, unbottoning…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 25, 2012

Evening Quickies: Rihanna Snapped Smoking Pot (Supposedly)

Rihanna is vacationing in Hawaii and tweeting pot references ... and perhaps smoking the stuff (if this pic is any indication) ... which apparently still scandalizes people. [Starpulse, Popdust] Stop the presses: Justin Bieber has dyed his hair dark. [Evil Beet Gossip] Ooh la la! Foreign hotties who heated up last night's Golden Globes. [TresSugar]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 16, 2012

Morning Quickies: Heather Locklear Hospitalized For Drugs & Alcohol

If there's one thing not to mix with alcohol, it's prescription drugs. Heather Locklear learned this the hard way and was hospitalized yesterday afternoon after her sister called 911. A hospital spokesperson says Heather is awake and responsive right now, but law enforcement sources say the actress consumed a "dangerous mix" of drugs. In 2008,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 13, 2012

Model Smuggles Cocaine Inside Fake Breasts And Butt

It turns out that fake butts and boobs are really versatile -- and operate as great storage units. A 33-year-old Italian model was arrested and charged with smuggling more than five pounds of cocaine in her fake breasts and in her fake butt. Security officers stopped the woman at the airport after she failed to explai…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2011

Miley Cyrus Says She’s A “Huge Stoner,” Plus 18 Other Celebrity Potheads

She's just being Miley, y'all. A super chill, relaxed, munchie-having Miley, that's all. At her recent birthday party, hosted by Kelly Osbourne of all people, Miley was caught on tape announcing that she's a "huge stoner" and "smokes a lot of f**kin' weed," after a Bob Marley birthday cake was unveiled. Cue the outraged parent…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 28, 2011

Real Life “Breaking Bad” Prof, Irina Kristy, Busted

Boston University professor Irina Kristy is a regular Walter White! The mathematics prof and her son Grigory Genkin (the Jesse Pinkman to her Walt) are facing charges for cooking and distributing methamphetamine. Genkin was charged with distribution of methamphetamine, conspiracy to violate drug law, and drug violation near a school zone. How very "Breaking Bad"…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 17, 2011

Be My Boyfriend: Man Who Killed And Ate A Bobcat While High On Meth

Meth, it's a hell of drug. In the case of meth user and potential new boyfriend candidate Henry Arnibal, the drug caused him to kill, skin and eat a bobcat. It's unclear whether Arnibal actually bothered cooking the bobcat meat before eating it (who has the time, really, when you're busy doing meth?), but it'…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 17, 2011

Fashion Addicts: Drug Dealers Make Manolos Out Of Cocaine

Drug dealers can be so crafty when it comes to smuggling narcotics. Spanish police recently busted a gang of dealers who figured out how to mold cocaine into replicas of Manolo Blahnik shoes. When arrested, the six dealers, five Colombians and one Spaniard, possessed $630,000 worth of cocaine that had been mixed with a liquid…

By: Annika Harris / November 7, 2011

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 are reportedly upset with "pothead" lollipops and ring-pops, which are sour apple-flavored suckers in the shape of marijuana leaves. According to the Washington Post, the lollipops sell…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 11, 2011

Morning Quickies: Amy Winehouse Died From Detoxing “To Excess,” Says Dad

Amy Winehouse may have died from an overdose of an anti-anxiety drug and a seizure she had during detox. Her father Mitch tells Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show "Anderson" that she "did detox to excess." [People] After drama last week surrounding Ali Lohan's disturbing new appearance, big sister Lindsay Lohan tweeted that Ali looks "gorgeous"…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2011

Lindsay Lohan Was Buying Crystals, Not Drugs

Don't you worry your pretty little head about Miss Lindsay Lohan. Earlier today, numerous headlines appeared across the internet of the "Did Lindsay Lohan Buy Drugs In Broad Daylight?" variety. These stories were on account of the video above, which shows LiLo hanging with her friend outside a bar in Venice, California. Two guys approach…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 11, 2011

Ubertan: An Herbal Self-Tanner You Can Snort?

I had to read this Daily Mail article about a dangerous, self-tanning nasal spray at least three times before I understood what was going on. It was so incomprehensible to me. Here's the breakdown: in the UK there's a self tanning product called Ubertan that's all the rage in salons. It's an herbal nasal spray…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2011
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