Dionne Warwick Busted in Miami Airport
Five-time Grammy winner and former pitchwoman for the Psychic Friends Network Dionne Warwick, 61, was arrested Sunday when security officers screening her luggage at Miami International Airport said that they discovered 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container, reports the Associated Press. The entertainer, who lives in Miami, was charged with possession of less than 5 grams of marijuana, says the news service. Warwick reportedly signed an affidavit in which she vowed to appear in court and was later released. She ended up missing her flight to Los Angeles, said the AP. The incident began at around 7:30 in the morning, when screeners at Miami Airport's Concourse D noticed a suspicious item in Warwick's carry-on bag. A spokesperson for Warwick could not be reached. Two years ago, PEOPLE.com reported, Warwick grew testy on local New York station WNBC's "Today in New York" when co-anchor Maurice DuBois asked her about circulating reports concerning her cousin Whitney Houston's alleged problems with substance abuse and/or calls for a family intervention on Houston's behalf. When DuBois turned the subject to Houston, now 38, Warwick snapped: "I have an answer for that. I think, basically, that it's none of your business. And if anybody does care about it, they would just wish her luck. It's what goes on behind closed doors, and it's just nobody's business."
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