Sarah Silverman: Barefoot And Stoned At The Emmys?By: Val Powell - August 28, 2014
Comedienne Sarah Sliverman looked stunning as she walked the red carpet of the Emmy Awards held last Monday, wearing a cleavage-revealing green gown. However, it was the contents of her elegant clutch that got people buzzing.
While being interviewed by E! News’s Giuliana Rancic during the channel’s coverage of the Emmys red carpet, Silverman was asked by the host to show what was in her clutch bag. She complied with the request and brought out a vaporizer pen that she said was filled with “liquid pot”.
Her odd behavior when she won and accepted an Emmy for writing the HBO comedy special Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles only encouraged speculation that she had used her vape pen during the show. First, she ran up the stage barefoot to accept her award, then gave a speech that contained the statement, “We’re all just made of molecules and we’re hurtling through space right now.”
However, Silverman denied that she had a few puffs before the show. Backstage, after winning her Emmy, she was asked by reporters about her vape pen. “I had pot for later in my purse. It’s legal and I don’t drink. I like to have a puff as a treat at appropriate times,” she explained.
She confirmed this later in the night for TMZ when she said, “I like to have a little pop-a-roonie end of night, when all is said and done, because I’m a grown woman.”
Despite Silverman’s insistence that she was sober during her speech, other actors enjoyed her antics. Anna Kendrick showed her support for Silverman by tweeting, “Live your life girl!” She also tweeted, “Girl, you might be drunk but you look FLY” #JRoberts.
Vaporizer pens work by heating up a concentrated marijuana oil enough so that it vaporizes and can be inhaled directly. They are said to be less harmful on the lungs and are discreet ways of consuming marijuana. Silverman reportedly has a prescription for marijuana in California, making her consumption of it legal.