Posts tagged "Overdose"

Charlie Sheen’s Ex Fiance Overdoses Weeks After Breakup

Charlie Sheen and his fiance Brett Rossi–who changed her name to Scottine Sheen earlier this year–were planning to tie the knot this month.  However, the couple called off their engagement in October, and it appears the split has had a traumatic impact on Rossi.

The 25-year-old former porn star was reportedly rushed to…

By: Kendall Fisher / November 3, 2014

PICS: Apartment Where Philip Seymour Hoffman Overdosed Is Back on the Market

If anyone wants to bathe in the same bathroom where Philip Seymour Hoffman was tragically found dead after overdosing on heroin, then all you’ll need is $10,500 a month.

That’s because the apartment Celebuzz was first to show you where the late actor spent his final hours is back on the market le…

By: Andrea Simpson / March 27, 2014

Ethan Hawke and Joaquin Phoenix Visit Philip Seymour Hoffman’s NYC Home to Pay Their Respects

Hollywood is mourning the loss of one of their own this week after the tragic passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Some of the actor’s closest friends are grieving alongside the his longtime girlfriend, Mimi O’Donnell,  and continue to offer their condolences in person, including Ethan Hawke and Joaquin Phoenix, who visited the estranged couple’s Greenwich…

By: Andrea Simpson / February 5, 2014

This Is Where Philip Seymour Hoffman Spent His Final Hours

Although it’s been reported that Philip Seymour Hoffman’s friends believed he was getting his sober life back on track, it seems his personal life was unraveling and taking a toll on the Oscar winner.

Just three months before the acclaimed actor’s sudden death, he was forced to move out of the home he shared…

By: Andrea Simpson / February 4, 2014

Fantasia Admits Overdose Was Intentional

Following her scary brush with death after overdosing on Asprin and a sleeping aid, Fantasia admits that it was an intentional suicide attempt.
The American Idol opens up about her suicide attempt for her Behind the Music special, airing on VH1 on Tuesday. A portion of the interview was leaked to People:…

By: / August 23, 2010

Fantasia Pressing Forward With Appearances

Still recovering from a pill overdose that landed her in the hospital last week, Fantasia Barrino is pressing on with the planned promotional tour in support of her new album, Back to Me.
Even as she is also embroiled in a sex tape scandal – and being sued by a North Carolina woma…

By: / August 17, 2010

Update: Fantasia “Doing Fine” After Overdose

The people close to Fantasia Barrino say the former American Idol winner is recovering and “stable” after overdosing on aspirin and sleeping pills. The songbird’s father, Joseph Barrino, tells Us Weekly his daughter is “doing fine” and People quotes Fantasia’s manager, Brian Dickens, as saying she will be released from the hospital soon. 
Her…

By: / August 11, 2010

Fantasia Rushed to Hospital for Overdose

American Idol winner Fantasia was reportedly rushed to the hospital due to an overdose.
Fantasia’s rep has confirmed to TMZ that the singer was taken to a hospital in North Carolina on Monday night for a “medication overdose.”
Local North Carolina news station WCNC is reporting that Barrino was taken to the hospital…

By: / August 10, 2010

Larry King’s Wife Left Suicide Note Before Overdose

Apparently, Larry and Shawn King‘s marital reunion wasn’t a model of domestic bliss. Shawn, who reconciled with her talk-show-host husband after the couple filed for divorce in April, is currently recovering in the hospital after overdosing at the couple’s Provo, Utah, home on May 28, and now TMZ reports that Shawn left a hand-written note…

By: Celebuzz / June 10, 2010

The Trailer For Corey Haim’s Final Film (VIDEO)

Before his tragic passing at the age of 38 early this morning, Corey Haim was working on his career comeback. He was just starting to promote his starring role in the low-budget thriller American Sunset, which was being released by Global Universal Pictures.
Check out the trailer for the flick below:…

By: Alex Blagg / March 10, 2010

Brittany Murphy’s Offical Death Report Doesn’t Look So Good For Her Hubby

The results of Brittany Murphy‘s autopsy are finally here, and as we all suspected, drug use is to blame. According to TMZ,

“Brittany Murphy’s cause of death has been determined — an accidental death caused by “community acquired pneumonia,” iron deficiency anemia, and multiple drug intoxication. The L.A. County Coroner concludes on the

By: Betsy Waldman / February 4, 2010

Brittany Murphy’s Husband Speaks, Remains Sketchy

Among the many rumors surrounding Brittany Murphy‘s untimely death have been about her alleged drug use, super-thin physique, and husband Simon Monjack‘s involvement in her death.
Now, he’s speaking out about Brittany’s death to People:
On the rumor that Brittany suffered from anorexia:

“These rumors that she was anorexic? It’s crazy…

By: Betsy Waldman / December 22, 2009

DJ AM’s Death Ruled an Accident

The cause of DJ AM‘s death has been revealed.
TMZ reports that the New York City Medical Examiner has determined that AM—born Adam Goldstein, and found dead in his New York apartment in late August at the age of 36—died accidentally, of substance abuse.
The substances in question, according to the ME’s report,…

By: Celebuzz / September 29, 2009

Bam Margera Hospitalized for Possible Overdose

Bam Margera didn’t have such a great weekend.
TMZ reports that the Jackass star was whisked away to the hospital on Sunday by paramedics who rushed to his West Chester, Pennsylvania, home after receiving a 911 call about a “possible overdose.”
Apparently, Bam didn’t learn much from his Jackass co-star Steve-O‘s experiences with

By: Celebuzz / July 20, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Keeping Quiet About Anesthesia

Something smells awful fishy about this.
Michael Jackson‘s private doctor who was in the home with him on the day of his tragic death is denying that he gave the singer OxyContin or Demerol that day, but he did not say the same about the Propofol.
The powerful anesthesia was found in the…

By: Betsy Waldman / July 6, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Death Due to Drugs?

Was Michael Jackson‘s untimely death on Thursday afternoon due to a dependence on various prescription drugs?
A number of reports are beginning to emerge that suggest it might be so.
TMZ reports that the “Thriller” singer—whose autopsy is currently being conducted—may have overdosed on Demerol.
According to their account, the BMW of…

By: Celebuzz / June 26, 2009

Winona Ryder Was Flying High

The mystery of Winona Ryder‘s midair medical emergency has been solved. The secret ingredient? Xanax, according to British newspaper the Sun. The 37-year-old actress was rushed to Hillingdon Hospital on Wednesday after she collapsed twice on her L.A.-to-London British Airlines flight.  The pilot arranged a 11:13 a.m. priority landing at Heathrow Airport. At the time,…

By: Celebuzz / November 20, 2008