A TV reporter who was reportedly high on marijuana quit her position after hurling profanity live on the air. Alaska reporter Charlo Greene made her shocking exit after admitting she was the owner of a marijuana club.
Up-and-coming R&B singer August Alsina is still hospitalized at a NY area hospital after passing out and falling off stage during a concert on Monday. Alsina, 22, is in an ICU being treated for multiple seizures, according to published reports.
R&B Singer August Alsina passed out and fell into the crowd of stunned women during a performance at Irving Plaza in NYC Monday night. Video taken by a concertgoer shows Alsina’s legs going limp as he fell into the crowd. Word from Alsina’s camp is the lanky 22-year-old singer hadn’t eaten after smoking too much “Knockout” — a strong Grade A++ strain of medical marijuana.
Stoned rapper Lil Wayne was seen smoking weed in a recording studio parking lot. Lil Wayne was working on a record with troubled singer Justin Bieber at the Hit Factory recording studio in Miami, Florida. Wayne wore floral print shorts and a white tee.
The mainstream media loves to rehabilitate the image of losers. They may not be familiar with a rapper’s catalog of songs, but they know exactly how many times he’s been locked up and why.
Rappers who have been busted on drug and gun charges are particularly favored. The media repackages these gangsta rappers as misunderstood victims of society whose images can be tamed and rendered less threatening.
Take rapper Chief Keef for instance. Before the 17-year-old Chicago rapper was busted for drug possession and driving recklessly, The Observer editors probably couldn’t name his latest hit record.
Lately it seems troubled pop singer Justin Bieber’s name has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Bieber, 19, caused a commotion when he showed up 2 hours late for a concert at London’s 02 Arena in March. Then he feigned breathing problems to gain sympathy from his fans and the press.
He followed those antics up by leaving an insulting message in the visitor’s log at Holocaust victim Anne Frank’s memorial center. Now comes word that Swedish police found pot and a stun gun on Bieber’s tour bus on Wednesday. His 15 minutes aren’t up yet?
After Ghanian promoters complained loudly that American singer Chris Brown took $1 million and skipped out on them, the singer showed up after all — with a bag full of weed on stage!