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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘drug abuse’

Scott Stapp was Put on Psychiatric Hold, Fears ISIS

Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp was put on a mandatory 72-hour psychiatric hold in mid-November, after authorities found him alongside a Florida road, seemingly intoxicated, and rambling about how he believed someone was attempting to poison him. Stapp, 41, gained notoriety as the lead singer and lyricist of the Christian rock band Creed, which sold roughly 40 million records worldwide. …

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Cloud 9 Designer Drug: How Dangerous IS It?

There seems to be conflict brewing in Macomb County, Mich. over a designer drug known as “Cloud 9”. On the one side are teens indulging in the substance, which is reported to be perfectly legal. On the other are Michigan authority figures who claim that designer drug is dangerous, if not lethal. “It has the same [effects] as cocaine, meth …

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Robin Thicke Admits To Drug Abuse, Didn’t Write ‘Blurred Lines’

Robin Thicke‘s troubled marriage to Paula Patton has been making headlines for most of the year. The “Lost Without You” singer has made several attempts to regain the love of his estranged wife, but to no avail. His alleged cheating scandal has also been a major topic of discussion since the couple announced their separation back in February. Now, unfortunately, …

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Miley Cyrus Denies Drug Overdose

Twerking sensation Miley Cyrus has denied rumors that her recent illness was the result of a drug overdose, and asserts that she is “the poster child for good health.” While addressing talk that her recent hospital stint was actually due to illicit drug use, Cyrus insisted that this was not the case, during a press conference at London’s O2 Arena …

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Rob Ford Takes Break From Re-Election Campaign To Enter Rehab

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced that he is taking a break from his campaign in order to enter rehab and seek help for his alcohol and drug abuse. Ford has been the center of attention since May when reports of his crack-cocaine smoking surfaced. The announcement of his break came after report that a new video has emerged showing Ford smoking …

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Pills Linked to Multiple Deaths

Gone are the days when Mortal Kombat simply referred to an awesomely graphic, beat-em-up video game or a terribly lame movie, and here are the times when Mortal Kombat has reified itself all too well. In February, British news outlets released a story covering the death of 17-year-old Regane MacColl at a Scottish nightclub. According to witness reports, MacColl collapsed …

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Lindsay Lohan Source of Dina Lohan’s Angst

Lindsay Lohan was the source of mom Dina Lohan’s angst during her days of drug and alcohol abuse. The elder Lohan recently told Oprah Winfrey she was afraid her daughter would die as a result of abusing her body. “Did you think there were days when she wouldn’t make it?” Winfrey asked Dina Lohan during her OWN docu-series called Lindsay. …

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Chuck Schumer Pushes Drug and Immigration Reform

Lately, much attention has been brought to the plight that is heroin addiction here in the United States, with much unfortunate thanks going to the death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a heroin overdose last month. The attention to heroin addiction is much-needed: Heroin abuse is the fastest-growing addiction in the United States, with first time abusers …

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Marion Barry: Former D.C. Mayor Released From Hospital

Marion Barry, the former mayor of the District of Columbia and councilman since 2005, has been released from a physical rehabilitation facility where he spent 16 days regaining his mobility and receiving treatment for blood and urinary tract infections resulting from diabetes. The councilman has had two other hospitalizations this year; his most recent stay was in the Medstar National …

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Bradley Cooper Talks Past Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Bradley Cooper may have been more accustomed to the Hangover lifestyle than fans will ever know. The American Hustle actor recently shared details about his personal life in the January 2014 issue of GQ Magazine. He discussed his ongoing battle with drug and alcohol abuse. Fortunately, the 38-year-old actor is finally on the path to recovery. “If I continued it, …

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Tom Sizemore Gets High And Makes Racist Remarks [Video]

A video showing embattled actor Tom Sizemore high on hard drugs and making offensive remarks against Mexican men has emerged. Sizemore is a 52-year-old veteran actor who starred in movies like Heat, Black Hawk Down and Saving Private Ryan. On Wednesday, a video emerged on YouTube showing Sizemore smoking what appears to be crystal methamphetamine in the bathroom of his LA home. …

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Trace Adkins Being Treated For Alcohol Abuse

They say “once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic.”  After 10 years of sobriety, country music hitmaker Trace Adkins has checked himself into a rehabilitation center after falling off the wagon. His spokesman made the announcement on Thursday. The 52-year-old country singer was headlining a seven-day “Country Cruising” concert event aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line. The concert features 25 top country artists …

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