Tuesday, May 7, 2013

celebrity update

this week's celebrity substance abuse news

Reese Witherspoon Gets $200 Fine
Jim Toth, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and his wife, actress Reese Witherspoon, pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct stemming from her behavior while Toth was being arrested. Toth will perform 40 hours community service and go to DUI school. Witherspoon will pay a $200 fine.

Lindsay Lohan's Rehab Has No License
Actress Lindsay Lohan checked into a Newport Beach facility this week to comply with her court-ordered rehab, reportedly with 270 outfits to wear during her 90-day stay. There may be a glitch, however. The Morningside Recovery center she entered has lost its license to provide drug and alcohol treatment, according to licensing officials.

Jeffrey Wright Arrested for Drunk Driving
"Catching Fire" actor Jeffrey Wright has been arrested for driving while intoxicated. Police said Wright failed a field sobriety test after they stopped him for driving erratically and smelled alcohol coming from his Toyota Tacoma.

'Myrtle Manor' Cast Members Arrested
"Welcome to Myrtle Manor" is a television reality show about life in a trailer park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Three of the cast members were arrested within 3 days: Lindsay Brooke Colbert, 21, for first-offense DUI and Amanda Lee Adams, 26, for suspicion of driving under the influence. A third cast member, Taylor Jonathan Burt, was arrested for having sex with a 16-year-old girl. Welcome to Myrtle Manor.

Kenny Anderson Loses Coaching Job After DUI
Former Georgia Tech and NBA star Kenny Anderson has been fired as a basketball coach at a private school in South Florida after being arrested for drunk driving. It was the 42-year-old's second DUI since being hired at the school in 2011.

3 Pitt Players Detained in Heroin Bust
Three members of the University of Pittsburgh football team have been arrested on heroin charges. Drew Carswell, Khaynin Mosley-Smith and Eric Williams were arrested after police raided their home and found 20 bags of heroin, a bong and a grinder.

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