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Ex Scandal Star Columbus Short: 'I Was Struggling with Drugs' | Columbus Short

Ex Scandal Star Columbus Short: 'I Was Struggling with Drugs'

Originally posted 12/10/2014 04:30PM

Columbus Short, who lost his job on ABC's Scandal and has faced a number of legal woes, admitted Monday that substance abuse was to blame for his problems.

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Bradley Cooper on Bulking Up for American Sniper: 'I Did It Naturally' | Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper on Bulking Up for American Sniper: 'I Did It Naturally'

Originally posted 12/02/2014 02:05PM

Bradley Cooper's buff bod is all natural.

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Tom Hanks's Son Reveals Cocaine Addiction, Says He's '50 Days Clean'

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Tom Hanks's Son Reveals Cocaine Addiction, Says He's '50 Days Clean'

Originally posted 11/26/2014 01:15PM

Chester "Chet" Hanks, the eldest son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has revealed that he entered rehab for an addiction to cocaine – but is now "50 days clean and sober from everything, including alcohol."

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How Andre Agassi Told Brooke Shields He Was a Meth Addict

Brooke Shields's Bombshell of the Day: How Andre Agassi Told Her He Was a Meth Addict

Originally posted 11/13/2014 03:00PM

Brooke Shields tells all about her celebrity romances, her mom and her crazy life as a child star. Subscribe now for instant access to our exclusive PEOPLE cover story and excerpt from her new book.

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Relatives Believe Utah Family of 5 Died in Murder-Suicide

Family Believes Kristi and Benjamin Strack Killed Children, Committed Suicide

Originally posted 10/31/2014 08:35PM

Relatives of a family of five found dead last month in the upstairs bedroom of their Springville, Utah, home, tell PEOPLE exclusively that they believe Benjamin and Kristi Strack took their own lives and the lives of their three children because the couple suffered from long-term mental illness and substance-abuse disorders.

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Modern Family Actress Elizabeth Peña's Cause of Death Revealed

Elizabeth Peña's Cause of Death Blamed on Alcohol Abuse

Originally posted 10/23/2014 06:20AM

Complications related to alcohol abuse were listed as the causes of death for actress Elizabeth Peña, who died Oct. 14 at the age of 55.

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Elizabeth Vargas Returning to Work After Rehab | Elizabeth Vargas

Elizabeth Vargas Returning to Work After Rehab

Originally posted 10/22/2014 06:30PM

After seeking treatment for alcohol dependency in August, Elizabeth Vargas is returning to her job at ABC.

"So many thx to everyone for your support! It means so much. I am back to work next week, so happy to come back!" she Tweeted on Monday.

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Nicholas Brendon Apologizes for 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Says He's Seeking Treatment

Nicholas Brendon Apologizes for 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Says He's Seeking Treatment

Originally posted 10/20/2014 04:00PM

Nicholas Brendon has apologized for being arrested over the weekend, saying he acted out after mixing prescription medicine with alcohol.

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Child Star Skye McCole Bartusiak Died of an Accidental Overdose

Skye McCole Bartusiak Died of an Accidental Overdose

Originally posted 10/13/2014 08:25PM

Months after the shocking death of Skye McCole Bartusiak, officials have ruled the tragedy an accidental overdose.

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Stevie Nicks: Cocaine 'Was a Very Bad Drug for Me'

Stevie Nicks Opens Up about Her Cocaine Addiction, Loving Her Bikini Body

Originally posted 09/29/2014 03:05PM

Stevie Nicks has some words of wisdom for rising starlets: Spend more time in a bikini.

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