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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 to her drug abuse. Since appearing on the series six years ago, Jael’s life has taken a severely downward slide. She’s been addicted to meth,… More »


Cocaine, Drugs Could Be Prince Harry’s Vegas Party Bombshell

Cocaine could be the mysterious “something gigantic” being teased about the possible Prince Harry photos or videos that have yet to come out. Rats, I was hoping the “something gigantic” would be Hot Ginge’s royal scepter, not drugs.  The New York Post reports an eyewitness reportedly saw guests in Prince Harry’s Las Vegas hotel suiteMore »


9 Actors Who Went Too Far For Roles

As a former actress, I feel twitchy when I hear that an actor uses the Method. What that means essentially, is that the actor feels they need to immerse themselves in the role, on and off screen, in order to give a believable performance. This can be something relatively harmless like taking boxing lessons to… More »


By “Don’t Do Drugs” I Really Meant “Just Don’t Emblazon Them On Tote Bags”

There’s a strong chance that I’m speaking (a couple of years) too soon, but I think we may have finally reached a point in society wherein smoking, ingesting, or otherwise making use of the good leaf doesn’t carry nearly the same stigma as, say, snorting a line of cocaine. As far as substances go, pot… More »


Dr. Drew Bribed To Prescribe Wellbutrin, Government Claims

Dr. Drew Pinsky is facing allegations that he was bribed and had accepted $275,000 to talk up the antidepressant drug Wellbutrin SR during his radio and television show “Loveline.”  While hosting the shows “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” and “Sober House,” Pinksy made sure to discuss the benefits of taking Wellbutrin SR, including its ability… More »


The Dark, Seedy Side Of Cats On The Internet

When you leave your house everyday to go to work or school, you assume that your cat is keeping things in order, right? Like, maybe he’s playing with a ball of string or has found the odd hair tie to chew on under your bed, but certainly he’s not doing anything terribly unseemly. Not so,… More »


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 — the health/beauty editor at xoJane. More pertinently, though, she was an open, unabashed, self-described “pillhead” who frequently wrote about her drug use and abuse online. More »


Calvin Klein’s Former Boy-Toy Arrested On Various Charges

If 69-year-old Calvin Klein’s (former) relationship with model Nicholas Gruber wasn’t weird enough already, it just got a little weirder: Gruber, 22, was charged with misdemeanor assault, resisting arrest, and possession of a controlled substance early Tuesday morning after he allegedly assaulted a man in his Greenwich Street penthouse. The 20-year-old victim, who had been… More »


Edward Furlong Looks Like Leo From “Twin Peaks”

Remember Edward Furlong, the adorable Terminator-fighting kid in “T2″? Or maybe you recall him in “Pecker”? Well, these days, he’s not doing so hot. It seems he’s spent the last few years battling a heroin addiction and doing a few stints in jail. Now he looks less like a cute sallow-eyed teen and more like… More »


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 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… More »


Morning Quickies: Whitney Houston Died With Cocaine Nearby

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… More »


Evening Quickies: Elton John Talks Whitney Houston, Cocaine Abuse

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 beenMore »


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… More »


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… More »


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… More »


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… More »


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,… More »


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,… More »


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… More »


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… More »


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