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Andrew Gillum, the former mayor of Tallahassee and Democratic candidate for governor of Florida in 2018, told his supporters he is going to enter rehab to recover from alcoholism and deep depression. This announcement comes in the aftermath of the scandal stemming from Gillum being found inebriated and unresponsive by police in a South Beach…

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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have been through a lot over the past several months thanks to a near-fatal drug overdose that Odom survived last February. Since then, the pair, who are still married but separated, have been spending a lot of time together as Odom works hard to recover from his injuries. Although Odom…

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At one time in my life I loved to drink. I thought I drank alcohol just like any other normal person … loving every minute along the way. It was fun. I thought I was fun. Then I developed this shocking allergy to alcohol. Just like that, like a flip of a switch, I couldn’t…

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Nick Gordon’s recent catastrophe of an interview with Dr. Phil showed the world the depths of Gordon’s severe depression over the death of Whitney Houston and the near-drowning of Bobbi Kristina. It also showed his abuse of alcohol and drugs, with the young star acting erratically and slurring his words throughout the ordeal. Although Gordon…

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The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. And while former “Scandal” star Columbus Short actually denies he is an alcoholic, in the same sentence, he vows to put down the booze. Earlier this week, Short was captured by TMZ photographer’s with crisis counselor and money manager Ed Butowsky, who has stepped…

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In the African American community, we have had to deal with a huge amount of economic disparity for a whole lot of years. Sadly, part of this financial depression has led many of us to venture into an assortment of vices as roads to escape our depressing lots in life. In the sixties, seventies, eighties,…

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Once again, Rihanna found herself in the hospital after she fell ill following the MET Gala. Though the pop star has been released, a new report claims that those close to her are worried that her party lifestyle is affecting her health and want her to get professional help. Rihanna tweeted about her medical emergency…

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After the untimely death of singer Amy Winehouse, many saddened fans assumed that the troubled singer, whose past included severe drug and alcohol addictions, died from her vices. But now, the British soul singer’s family has come forward saying that Winehouse died from alcohol withdrawal. According to Britain’s The Sun, family sources say Winehouse died…

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For her upcoming episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music,” R&B legend Mary J. Blige delves deep into her painful past and opens up about her childhood molestation and how the pain of her abuse gave way to a near-fatal addiction to alcohol. According to HipHopDX, during the episode, Blige talks about being molested at the…

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