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Richard Pryor – Multiple Sclerosis, Cardiac Arrest and Guns Don't Kill Cars

Many have rightly labelled Richard Pryor as a comic genius. The American, who shot to fame in the late 1960s with his course stand up routines became famous for speaking his mind on matters ranging from race and politics to health and sex. Some of this most popular shows include ‘… Is It Something I […]

Andy Irons died of a heart attack after drug cocktail

After the saddening and untimely death of world champion surfer, Andy Irons, in November 2010 his family released the results of his autopsy. It was initially thought his death came as a result of Dengue ever but the coroner’s report indicated that he in fact died of a heart attack around 30 hours after taking cocaine. […]

Jessica White overcame drugs to become a humanitarian

Jessica White was not always the archetypal ‘good girl’, a cocaine OD and an assault charge marring her record, but despite those issues she has stayed positive and counted her blessings to get her through her difficult times. Her list of plus points includes a starring role in the video for a Kelly Rowland track, […]

Whitney Houston Died of Excess

For many it came as no surprise when eighties pop queen Whitney Houston was found dead in her hotel room at the Beverly Hills Hilton on the eve of her appearance at the Grammy Awards on February 11, 2012, following years of very public substance abuse. At the time there was much speculation as to […]

Katy Perry's Hard Drug Habits Were Cause For Divorce

After the dust has settled on Katy Perry and Russell Brand’s ill-fated marriage there are some pointers emerging from the wreckage which indicate that Perry was the real problem at the heart of it all. According to a close friend of the pair she had become the antithesis of Brand; a man who was publicly […]

Whitney Houston Dies aged 48

Eighties pop queen Whitney Houston was found dead on Saturday afternoon in her hotel room at the Beverly Hills Hilton on the eve of her appearance at the Grammy Awards.

Denis Quaid opens up about cocaine addiction

Dennis Quaid has made surprised quite a few people with his revelations of cocaine addiction in his past. The seemingly clean cut actor has admitted in an essay he penned for Newsweek that he fell foul of the drug’s addictive qualities when he first moved to Los Angeles in 1974 to forge an acting career.

Stephen Fry on doing crosswords with a cocaine buzz

Stephen Fry, Britain’s much-loved actor and comedian, has for many years been open about his drug use and bipolar disorder, and now he has lifted the lid on how he used to snort “the sherbert of shame” to get a bigger kick out of doing crossword puzzles.

Mike Starr of Alice In Chains found dead

Mike Starr, bass player with the grunge band Alice In Chains has been found dead at a house in Salt Lake City, Utah. Police say the cause of death hasn’t yet been determined.

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