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Bobbi Kristina Brown Is 'Fighting For Her Life,' Says Houston Family

February 3rd, 2015 9:08am EST
Were Drugs A Factor In Bobbi Kristina Brown's Near Drowning?
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter is "fighting for her life," according to family members. The celebrity offspring was hospitalized over the weekend after nearly drowning in a bathtub.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 21, was found face down and unresponsive in her Roswell, Georgia, home by her husband Nick Gordon, who performed CPR while waiting for paramedics to take her to the hospital.

Several media outlets have reported that Bobbi Kristina's brain function is low, and the Houston family has issued the following statement about her condition: "Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life and...
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Watch Lindsay Lohan Mock Her Terrible Driving In Super Bowl Spot!

February 2nd, 2015 8:38am EST
Lindsay Lohan Mocks Her Own Terrible Driving In Super Bowl Spot
Lindsay Lohan may have multiple DUIs on her record, but at least she's not above poking fun at them. And yesterday's Esurance Super Bowl commercial proved it.

In the ad, Lohan careens a car into the sidewalk in front of a school, nearly plowing into two small children.

"Your mom's a terrible driver," deadpans Kid #1.

"That's not my mom," replies Kid #2, after Lohan rolls down the window and tries to coerce the two children into the car.

But Lohan's kinda-sorta like his mom, as she's young-ish and with a lot of time on the road. Which is the gist of the ad- some insurance companies might...
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Jackie Chan’s Son Charged With Drug Offense

December 22nd, 2014 12:29pm EST
Jackie Chan’s Son Indicted On Drug Charges
Jaycee Chan, 32, the son action movie star Jackie Chan, has been indicted by Chinese authorities on drug charges.

He was detained more than four months ago on a charge of sheltering others to use drugs, as reported byThe Associated Press.

On Monday, Chan was indicted and now faces up to three years in prison if he is convicted.

Chan and Taiwanese movie star Ko Kai were arrested in August. The two tested positive for marijuana.

They also reportedly admitted using the drug, while authorities confiscated 3.5 ounces of it from Mr. Chan’s apartment.

The detention of Jaycee Chan has been par...
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Tom Hanks' Son Reveals Secret Drug Battle

November 27th, 2014 3:29pm EST
Chet Haze
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's son Chester has opened up about his long struggle with alcohol and drugs.

Fearing that the media would expose his secret, the celebrity offspring, 24, posted a video on Instagram with the message: "I've been struggling with substance abuse since I was 16 years old. Finally at the age of 24 I decided to get some help. With 50 days of sobriety under my belt, I can honestly say I'm the happiest I've ever been. I'm thankful for my family and everybody that cares about me, including my fans.

"I've been blessed with the programs of AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (N...
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Sharon Stone 'Devastated' Over Nephew's Death

November 20th, 2014 12:03pm EST
Sharon Stone
Actress Sharon Stone is reportedly "devastated" over the sudden death of her 22 year-old nephew Colin Stone, from a suspected heroin overdose.

Colin, the son of Sharon’s brother Michael Stone, was found dead at his apartment in Hollywood on November 10 “during a welfare check by his apartment manager,” said Ed Winter of the L.A. County Coroner’s office.

He explained to Radar Online: “His death was recorded as a possible overdose, pending toxicology reports”, while a source "connected to the situation" reportedly told Radar his death was "believed to be" caused by a heroin overdose.

The a...
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Amanda Bynes 'Out Of It' & Under The Influence Of Adderall When Arrested

September 30th, 2014 10:53am EDT
Amanda Bynes 'Out Of It' & Under The Influence Of Adderall When
Amanda Bynes was under the influence of prescription drug Adderall when she was arrested for DUI early Sunday morning. The actress was stopped by police in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif., after she drove her Mercedes into an intersection and stopped. She failed multiple sobriety tests, was "out of it," and had Adderall in her system, sources told TMZ.

Adderall is used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). College students and young professionals sometimes use the drug to enhance performance.

Bynes was hospitalized at a psychiatric cente...
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20 Celebrity Lushes

September 23rd, 2014 1:15pm EDT
20 Celebrity Lushes
Celebrities are like regular people in that they occasionally overindulge in things they should consume in moderation.

But too many stars have battled drug addiction and alcoholism, and although many are currently sober, some still struggle to stay clean.

Lindsay Lohan, who charmed audiences with films such as "The Parent Trap," "Freaky Friday" and "Herbie Fully Loaded," has been to rehab six times to battle her addictions.

She told Oprah Winfrey in 2013: "(Alcohol) in the past was the gateway to other things, for me... I tried cocaine with alcohol... It allowed me to drink more. I think...
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5 Musicians Experiencing A Horrible 2014 (With Bonus Tracks!)

September 17th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
5 Musicians Experiencing A Horrible 2014 (With Bonus Tracks!)
Not everybody is having a swell 2014. Some people are searching for employment, grieving over a loved one, or dealing with the heartbreak of a relationship. Others – those creatures called musicians – are dealing with some of the same things, not to mention flopped albums and a boatload of controversy. Here are five musicians experiencing a horrible 2014, with three honorable ‘bonus tracks’ thrown in.

1) Robin Thicke

It should take an army to beat Justin Bieber at the coveted top spot, but Robin Thicke has it “signed, sealed, and delivered” following nothing short of a dreadful yea...
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Robin Thicke Was Too High On Vicodin To Write 'Blurred Lines'

September 16th, 2014 2:54pm EDT
Robin Thicke Was Too High On Vicodin To Write 'Blurred Lines'
While being interrogated for allegedly copying Marvin Gaye's song "Got To Give It Up" to make "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke confessed to being so high he couldn't have written the hit track.

Gaye's family filed a lawsuit against Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I., accusing them of ripping off the song. Thicke gave a deposition in April, saying he took more credit for "Blurred Lines" than he should have, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The singer explained, "To be honest... I was high on Vicodin and alcohol when I showed up at the studio. So my recollection is when we made the song, I...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown's Husband Nick Gordon Arrested

August 29th, 2014 9:37am EDT
Bobbi Christina Brown
Nick Gordon, who is married to Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested for driving under the influence on Thursday morning.

Police detained Gordon after he flipped his BMW and slammed it into a fire hydrant in Roswell, Georgia, according to TMZ.com. Gordon was driving on a suspended license.

Although a Breathalyzer test was not administered at the scene, officials are seeking a warrant for a blood test.

Gordon and Brown have been making headlines for the past year. Whitney Houston adopted Gordon when he was just 12 years old, and Gordon and Brown grew up together. T...
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