Friday, July 20, 2012

weekly celeb update

celebrity substance abuse news of the week

Jesse Jackson Jr. in Rehab for 'Mood Disorder'
Official spokespeople for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. say that he has been in treatment for the past month for a "mood disorder," but media sources claim the problem is more serious. A family friend told reporters that Jackson is being treated in Arizona for depression and alcoholism.

Kerry Kennedy Says Car Accident Caused by Seizure
Ex-wife of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, blames her collision with a tractor-trailer truck on a seizure. But state troopers, who found her slumped behind the wheel of her car after she fled the scene, charged her with driving while impaired by drugs.

Knicks' Jason Kidd Arrested on DWI Charges
New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd has been arrested on drunk driving charges after being stopped by Southhampton Town police. Kidd was charged with DWI after officers said he refused to take a sobriety test.

Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch Arrested for Drugs
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been arrested for driving under the influence in Oakland, California. Lynch was charged by the California Highway Patrol in Alameda County after his blood-alcohol level was measured above the legal limit.

Rams DE Robert Quinn Arrested on DWI Charges
St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn has been arrested for driving while intoxicated, having no insurance and failure to exercise a high degree of care. He was arrested after he crashed his vehicle on an exit ramp on Interstate-270 in Florissant, Missouri.

Lions' Berry to Enter Diversionary Program
Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry will avoid jail time by entering a diversion program after his arrest for DUI and other related charges. He was arrested June 23 after crashing his BMW into two parked cars and leaving the scene.

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