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A journalist has published a book claiming that brilliant music legend Prince came over his home and swallowed powerful prescription opioid pills like they were “M&Ms.” In his book, This Thing Called Life, Minneapolis-based writer Neal Karlen, who is a former contributing editor for Rolling Stone and regular contributor to The New York Times, claims he had a decades-long…

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Legendary music producer Timbaland is proof that anyone can lose their way in life and fall hopelessly into the sunken place. Despite amassing a personal fortune worth millions along with fame and the admiration of A-list artists that he’s worked with, including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and an exhausting…

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Juice WRLD’s girlfriend has broken her silence, one week after his sudden death. Ally Lotti took to the stage at the Rolling Loud festival at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles over the weekend and reassured fans that the late star — whose real name was Jarad Anthony Higgins — loved them very…

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Chico DeBarge, a member of the famous DeBarge musical family, was busted in suburban Los Angeles for possession of methamphetamines, the New York Daily News reports. Police converged on a Walmart in Burbank, California, when someone alerted them that DeBarge was trying to break into a vehicle. When police conducted a search, they found an…

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Now that he has sobered up and sworn off the illicit drugs, former NBA All-Star Lamar Odom is able to dissect his own sordid past with surgical precision. Odom, who won an NBA championship title with legend Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers and later went through a whirlwind romance with Khloe Kardashian before it…

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Wendy Williams has launched a hotline to help people suffering from substance abuse. The 54-year-old television host announced on Monday, March 3, 2019, that her family’s Hunter Foundation has partnered with T.R.U.S.T. — an organization dedicated to building a bridge from treatment to long-term recovery — to launch a national  hotline to provide resources to those suffering from…

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Jada Pinkett Smith‘s dad told her he couldn’t be a father to her when she was just seven years old. The Girls Trip actress‘ father, Robsol Pinkett Jr., battled with drug addiction for decades before he died in 2010 and she admitted she always held a lot of “resentment” towards him when she was growing up. Speaking…

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Popular daytime talk show host Wendy Williams is not only opening up about being a functioning cocaine addict, but she is also being candid about her son’s exposure to synthetic marijuana use. Williams opened up as part of her contribution to the Hunter’s Foundation national campaign “Be Here,” which focuses on targeting substance abuse and…

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Wendy Williams says her former bosses were willing to ignore her drug addiction because she was “making ratings.” The 54-year-old TV star was presenting on the radio at the height of her cocaine addiction, but Williams — who refers to herself as a “functioning addict” — has revealed she escaped punishment from her superiors as…

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Freddie Sherrill spent most of his 65 years on Earth either illiterate, homeless, drug-addicted, imprisoned, or a toxic combination of all the above, and he was a serious candidate for suicide. Today, however, Sherrill now a college graduate. Sherill was the prototypical person to wind up a stereotypical statistic. He was a school dropout by…

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The recent interview with Lil Wayne where he made culturally ignorant statements may show the dangers of consuming Lean, aka Purple Drank. His rambling interview in which he denigrates the Black Lives Matter movement and shows a lack of consciousness caused widespread criticism. Some say that he appeared high during the interview. Many others ask…

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The story of megastar Prince and an alleged prescription drug addiction has taken full stage once again after a press conference yesterday. Attorney William Mauzy represents renowned opiate addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld and has told reporters that members of Prince’s team contacted Kornfeld for help. Kornfeld runs the rehab center Recovery Without Walls in…

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Shanna Red’s Legally Branded is a hard read. Growing up in a family of dysfunction and addiction, Red was shuffled around from foster family to foster family. As a young adult, the author eventually struggled with addiction herself, however, through it all she was able to overcome the obstacles she faced in her life and…

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It’s been nearly seven weeks since Nick Gordon first entered rehab after an explosive interview-intervention with Dr. Phil, and asked for treatment for his dangerous drug and alcohol abuse. Now, news reports have revealed that Gordon has finally checked out of rehab and he recently left a few messages for fans. Last week, Gordon returned…

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, an avid crack smoker and heavy drinker, apparently has been caught in the act again, as usual, on video. Video of Ford smoking something out of a metal pipe was filmed by an admitted drug dealer this past Saturday. The drug dealer has begun looking for a media outlet to purchase…

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In a highly-criticized N.Y. Post op-ed, legendary comedian, actor and philanthropist, Bill Cosby challenges the black community. He points the fingers at black  drug dealers and bad parenting, saying in part, “Some say, “Don’t bring out our dirty laundry.” How much sense does that make? … You walk around with it! Your children are walking the…

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