Posts tagged "heroin"

Merry Christmas! Watch A BBC Reporter Try To Do His Job In Front Of A Pile Of Burning Heroin

BBC correspondent Quentin Sommerville was reporting a drug bust in Afghanistan and was placed, for his report, in front of a pile of 8.5 tons of burning heroin, opium, and hashish. It went precisely as you’d imagine.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 23, 2014

Heroin Killed Socialite Peaches Geldof

Socialite Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner has confirmed. The 25-year-old mother of two was found dead in her UK home with one of her young sons beside her earlier this year. [US Weekly] Zoe Saldana reportedly has a baby growing in that belly. [US Weekly] "Glee" star Naya Rivera married actor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2014

Angelina Jolie Allegedly Planning To Sue Daily Mail Over Rumored Drug Video

Angelina Jolie is reportedly planning to sue the UK's Daily Mail for publishing a video of her talking on the phone to her father, Jon Voight, which was supplied by a drug dealer who claims he sold Angie coke and heroin three times a week. Angie believes the 1998 video, in which she apparently appear…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2014

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 in the public…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 1, 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] Hoffman was discovered…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 3, 2014

The Vatican Had No Idea Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” Was About Heroin

Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi, the Vatican’s culture minister, was trying to do a solid by tweeting lyrics from the Lou Reed song "Perfect Day," as a tribute to the late singer who passed away this weekend. You can see how it would be easy to mistake the lyrics for a simple love song: Oh, it’s such a

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 30, 2013

Flesh-Eating Drug, Krokodil, Making Its Way Across The United States

We are not discussing crocodiles here, but given that even the most cursory, SafeSearch-on Googling of krokodil yields some of the most vile images you will ever see (DON'T DO IT!!!!), this stock photo of a crocodile will more than suffice. The flesh-eating intravenous drug does, in fact, get its name from the animal, a…

By: Rachel Krause / October 11, 2013

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 Saturday at age 31 after almost two decades of struggling with drug addiction. [TMZ] Kim Kardashian tweeted #NoJustice in response to the George Zimmerman acquittal and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2013

Jenelle Evans From “Teen Mom 2″ Arrested For Heroin Possession

Jenelle Evans from "Teen Mom 2" was arrested in North Carolina yesterday with 12 packages of heroin after police were called to her home over a domestic dispute. [US Weekly] In a bid for both of them to get hired on the "50 Shades Of Grey" project, Gus Van Sant filmed a sex scene with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 24, 2013

Today In Terribleness: Brittany Ozarowski Pretends To Have Cancer To Fund Heroin Habit

Feeling bad because you swiped the last bagel at Starbucks? Don't. There are actually evil people in the world, like Brittany Ozarowski, 21, who pretended to have bone and brain cancer to bilk concerned family and friends out of hundreds of thousands of dollars to support her heroin habit. Ozarowski, of Medford, New York, got $100,000 from…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 11, 2013

Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Stephanie Bongiovi Overdoses On Heroin

Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter Stephanie Bongiovi, 19, was arrested at Hamilton College in upstate New York after she overdosed on heroin. Yikes. Sending the family good vibes. [US Weekly] Elizabeth Banks and her hubby have welcomed their second baby, Magnus Mitchell Handelman. Like his older brother Felix, who is 20 months old, Magnus arrived…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 14, 2012

Things You Shouldn’t Put In Your Vagina

54 bags of heroin 31 empty heroin bags 8 prescription pills $51.22 in cash and change Twenty-seven-year-old Pennsylannia woman, Karin Mackaliunas, was arrested for suspected burglary and reckless driving. After a routine strip search, authorities discovered all of the items listed above stored in her vagina. Now that's a vagina! Why bother with a purse…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2011

“Pretty Wild” Star Alexis Neiers Allegedly Arrested With Heroin

One of the things I never sit around wondering is "What is Alexis Neiers up to?" Praise be, all has been quiet since the Vanity Fair article about Alexis and the "bling ring" of friends who robbed celebrities' homes, the jail time she served for robbing Orlando Bloom's home, and her horrible E! reality show,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 1, 2010

Star Couplings: Mimi Engaged With A Hand-Me-Down Ring?

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are engaged! He's 11 years younger! We suspected she might be engaged when she wore that big rock to the Tribeca Film Festival -- one tiny note, however. The ring looks exactly like the ring Nick Cannon gave to his ex-fiance Selita Ebanks. Hmm. [Us Weekly]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2008

Blake Incarcerated Trades Sexy Pics of Amy For Dope

We are so over thinking that Amy Winehouse and her husband Blake ("Incarcerated") Fielder-Civil are cute. The bastard sold nudie photos of Amy to an inmate in exchange for heroin. That's a dealbreaker, in our book. [Metro.co.uk]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2008