Did George Michael die of a heroin overdose?

George Michael, dead at the age of 53. According to UK newspapers, George has been battling with heroin addiction. He had been rushed into hospital over the last year on several occasions being treated for heroin over-usage. George has been plagued by the press for years regarding his health, HIV and AIDS. In 2011, ex-partner … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1935

In New York City, two recovering alcoholics, one a New York broker and the other an Ohio physician, found Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), a 12-step rehabilitation program that eventually helps countless people cope with alcoholism. Based on psychological techniques that have long been used in suppressing dangerous personality traits, members of the strictly anonymous organization control … [Read the full story]

A rare appearance of David Bowie

Late morning on a bustling pavement in one of Manhattan’s artier districts this week, a rake-thin man ambled along, a serene presence amid his frenetic surroundings. Wearing a flat cap, wraparound sunglasses, a tatty, grey hooded top and carrying his lunch in a paper bag, he went largely unnoticed by the moneyed shoppers browsing the … [Read the full story]

Pete Doherty will soon be dead as Amy Winehouse

Dishevelled, with a fragrant Thai flower in his button hole and clutching a bag of duty free, you would think Pete Doherty was returning from a hedonistic holiday in Thailand if you spotted him at Heathrow. But in reality the ruined rocker was making his way back from a last ditch attempt to rid himself … [Read the full story]

Robin Gibb in hospital with liver cancer

Robin Gibb, aged 61, was told the sad news that he has liver cancer several months ago, and has since cancelled several public appearances. He was rushed to hospital this week following a call for the emergency services from his home. He spent five hours in hospital on Tuesday before being allowed back home, where … [Read the full story]

Charlie Sheen and ex-wife smoke bananas

Charlie Sheen and his former wife Brooke Mueller, who up until recently were involved in a bitter dispute over the custody of their children, have proved they are both a bit bananas. The former Two And A Half Men star and his ex-wife posed up for a holiday snap with the yellow fruit poking from … [Read the full story]

Amy Winehouse left a lot of unreleased songs

Amy Winehouse left a trove of unreleased music, but no decision has been made about whether it will be released, people close to the singer say. The soul diva, who had struggled with drug and alcohol addiction, was found dead of unknown causes at her London home on Saturday. She was 27.  Spokesman Chris Goodman … [Read the full story]

Corey Feldman pays tribute to Jeff Conaway, but no Grease stars attend the funeral

Child star Corey Feldman paid tribute to Jeff Conaway with a touching speech at his funeral…but Grease co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John were notably absent. Fellow cast members Stockard Channing and Didi Conn, who played Rizzo and Frenchie in the 1978 musical, were also missing from the private ceremony in Encino, California. Instead, Feldman, … [Read the full story]

Fevola’s not ready to quit his addictions

Troubled former AFL star Brendan Fevola was booted from Crown casino in Melbourne before midday on Thursday because of his addiction to gambling. The wayward former footballer arrived at Crown around 10.30am Thursday and began playing poker on his own. But he was later asked to leave by a casino staff member. A Crown spokesman said, … [Read the full story]

Dr Drew predicts trouble with Angelina Jolie’s addiction

Things aren’t all as it seems in the Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt household, predicts rehab expert Dr. Drew Pinsky. While shooting promos for his upcoming HLN talk show Dr. Drew, he spoke with about the “nuclear eruption” that’s looming for the pair. The first problem is Angelina. Dr Drew says, “There’s no such thing … [Read the full story]