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Whitney Houston: Are You Surprised Cocaine Was Found In Her System?
Houston’s history of drug abuse was a well-documented fact at the time of her death. She admitted in several interviews that she’d partied hard for extended periods of time. The abuse caused strain to her vocal cords and strain to her relationships, but a few years prior to her death, Houston seemed to be getting her act together.
Cocaine Played A Role In Whitney Houston's Death
The toxicology reports are finally back for Whitney Houston, and it seems the late singer had a mess of various drugs in her system when she passed. The test found traces of cocaine, marijuana, Xanax, Bendaryl and Flexeril, but apparently, the latter four didn’t play any significant roles in her undoing.
David Cross Snorted Coke At White House Correspondents Dinner
That latest incident went down in 2009, and it occurred less out of a desire to get high and more out of a desire to say he did it. The comedian’s biggest fans likely are already well aware of the tale since he’s been joking about it for years, but until now, he’s never spoke of the details in a formal setting.
Director Bobby Farrelly's Son Dies Following Addiction Battle
A parent losing a child is always a devastating blow, but losing one at such a young age is even worse. We’ll never know what pushed Jesse to make the decisions he did, but like the aforementioned statement says, right now it’s best to just be grateful for the good times he shared. In addition to his parents Bobby and Nancy, Jesse also leaves behind two sisters, Tiffany and Anna, and a whole lot of other grieving family members.
Drugs May Have Played Role In Leslie Carter's Death
A little over a day ago, reality television personality and aspiring singer Leslie Carter was found unconscious by family members. Authorities rushed to the scene, but by the time they arrived, nothing could be done. The twenty-five year old was pronounced dead shortly thereafter, and her family released a statement asking for privacy. Beyond that, not very much information was made public, but in the past few hours, some disturbing whispers have started making the rounds.
Demi Moore Reportedly Had Seizure From Whip-Its
It’s been a crazy last couple days for Demi Moore. A 911 call was placed two nights ago by one of her friends, and the actress was taken to the hospital for treatment due to an unspecified problem. While in the facility, she reportedly decided to seek treatment, and her PR people released a statement saying she’d seek medical help for “exhaustion”.
Darrell Hammond Used Coke, Drank Heavily While On SNL
It all sounds like some wild Hunter S. Thompson nonsense, which is a complete contrast to the amazing consistency he showed while on the air. Thankfully, Hammond has been getting his act together more recently. He delighted audiences with a one man play entitled Tru, and he’s recently been working on Funny Or Die. May sobriety become a permanent fixture in his life.
Matt Hardy Arrested Again, Headed To Rehab
No one suddenly wakes up to a sea of problems. Matt Hardy's erratic behavior slowly pushed him closer to the ledge and then the bottom suddenly dropped out, much to the horror of many who never saw it coming. Sometimes though, the consequences all need to hit you at once in order to realize you need to start climbing your way back up. The events of the past month seem to have affected Matt Hardy in such a way, and he took to YouTube to post an honest and sad video
Amy Winehouse's Father Believes Seizures Killed His Daughter
What is known is despite getting her addiction to crack and other hard drugs under control, the alcohol was the demon that ultimately won out. Amy Winehouse's death saddened many but shocked few, as her addiction problems were cemented in infamy through the media and her music, most famously in her hit song "Rehab."
Amy Winehouse's Toxicology Results Show No Drugs, Some Alcohol
In a statement addressing the toxicology results, the Winehouse family thanked the police and the investigators for all their hard work and said they’re awaiting the results from a forthcoming inquest. Whenever a mysterious death occurs in Britain, the state holds an official inquest to figure out what may have happened
Big Boi Busted For Drugs Exiting A Cruise Ship
Fans excited about Outkast recombining to record new songs may need to table that joy. Big Boi, the less flashy, short-haired half of arguably the greatest music duo of the last two decades was arrested earlier this afternoon on drug charges. He was reportedly disembarking from a cruise ship when drug-sniffing dogs alerted authorities. Customs officials checked his bags and found ecstasy pills
Winehouse Family Thinks Amy May Have Died From Lack Of Alcohol
If these sober predictions have merit, Winehouse's death may prove even more tragic. It's always worse to see someone pass running in a healthy direction than indulging his or her old ways. We really have no way of knowing the truth though until those toxicology reports come back sometime in the next three weeks
Amy Winehouse Is Dead At 27
Amy Winehouse was found dead at her London home early last night, July 22nd. Winehouse was pronounced deceased at the scene after paramedics found the singer in her North London Flat. Cause of death is still unknown, but doctors are investigating. Amy Winehouse was only 27-years-old.
Former CSI Actor Gary Dourdan Hits Two Cars While In Possession Of Ecstasy
Gary Dourdan, best known for his stint on CSI and most recently seen in Jumping The Broom, has been arrested again for drug possession. This marks the second time in three years he’s been busted. In 2008, he was apprehended on suspicion of carrying a treasure trove of illegal substances including coke, heroin, ecstasy and various prescription pills. This time, it was just ecstasy, though the circumstances surrounding his arrest were a bit stranger
Whitney Houston Checks Herself Into Rehab
Not only do celebrities in Hollywood have a drug problem, but entertainment news websites also have a problem with getting their facts straight. Most recently in celebrity related drug tales, Whitney Houston checked herself into an outpatient rehabilitation center 10 days ago. It’s isn't clear whether she's in there for drug or alcohol abuse. Maybe both? A source close to Houston claims she's enrolled in the program to cleanse “herself to get ready for a new movie,” which is as vague as any gossip article can be.