Family, friends and fans of Philip Seymour Hoffman are reeling from the news of the 46-year-old actor’s death from an apparent drug overdose.
Boxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of challenge.
Michael Jackson put his life at risk each time he abused the anesthetic propofol for sleep, an addiction expert testified Tuesday.
An addiction specialist testified Tuesday Michael Jackson suffered from “severe addiction” to pain medication and was secretive about his use of prescription drugs.
Sadly, these appear to be real-world examples:
Addiction therapist John Tsilimparis stopped by KCAL Thursday to talk about Whitney Houston’s life-long battle with addiction.
The final witnesses testifying for Dr. Conrad Murray will be fellow doctors. Addiction and propofol experts are expected to testify Thursday.
Actor Eric Roberts, who has been very visible over the last 6 months during his stint on “Celebrity Rehab” to kick a marijuana dependency, has turned his notoriety as one of Hollywood’s bad boy drug users to a higher purpose. He is the new spokesman for generic drug supplier Genmed.
Lindsay Lohan is confirming on her Twitter page that she has failed a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening.