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All About Fentanyl, the Drug That Killed Prince and Is Sweeping the U.S.

Originally posted 06/02/2016 05:00PM

Earlier this summer, Prince's April 21 death was been officially chalked up to an overdose of the opiate fentanyl. New reports in the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Associated Press reveal that prescription pain pills found hidden in an Aleve bottle at the singer's Paisley Park estate may have been counterfeit drugs that contained the much stronger narcotic. Prince could have taken the pills, not knowing that they contained the more powerful drug, and accidentally overdosed, a source close to the investigation explains.

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Comedian and TV Writer Amber Tozer Opens Up About Her Descent into Alcoholism

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Amber Tozer Opens Up About Her Descent into Alcoholism

Originally posted 07/10/2016 02:20PM

It was long past midnight, and Amber Tozer had passed out in the backseat of a taxi in Brooklyn. When she came to, she realized she didn't have enough money to pay the fare. With the cabbie chasing after her, she sprinted through the darkened streets. While running, she encountered two strange men who chased the cabbie away.

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Kristen Bell: How Dax Shepard's Struggle with Addiction Inspired Me to Help Others

Originally posted 07/01/2016 03:40PM

Kristen Bell has been candid about her marriage with Dax Shepard – and now, she's opening up about how her husband has changed the way she sees the world.

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Samuel L. Jackson Opens Up About His Wife and Daughter Encouraging Him to Enter Rehab: You Realize 'They're Telling You the Truth'

Samuel L. Jackson Opens Up About His Wife and Daughter Encouraging Him to Enter Rehab: You Realize 'They're Telling You the Truth'

Originally posted 06/28/2016 01:20PM

Samuel L. Jackson says his wife and daughter gave him the courage to "save" himself.

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Inside Story: How Top Gun Star Kelly McGillis Survived Sexual Assaults and Emotional Struggles to Live a 'Quiet, Normal Life'

How Top Gun Star Kelly McGillis Survived Sexual Assaults and Emotional Struggles to Live a 'Quiet, Normal Life'

Originally posted 06/25/2016 11:35AM

She starred in some of Hollywood's most acclaimed blockbusters, but offscreen, Kelly McGillis faced almost unimaginable struggles.

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The Hiltons Are 'Disappointed' but Not 'Surprised' by Conrad's Parole Violation, Jail Sentence: He 'Has Had a Drug Problem for Years'

The Hiltons Are 'Disappointed' but Not 'Surprised' by Conrad's Parole Violation, Jail Sentence: He 'Has Had a Drug Problem for Years'

Originally posted 06/07/2016 09:00PM

The news that wealthy heir Conrad Hilton was sentenced to prison for violating his parole may have shocked some, but his famous family is hardly reeling from the news.

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Drinking, Drugs and 'Hillbilly Rage': Johnny Depp's Own Words About His Troubled Past

Drinking, Drugs and 'Hillbilly Rage': Johnny Depp's Own Words About His Troubled Past

Originally posted 06/07/2016 11:55AM

In recent court documents Amber Heard filed a week after obtaining a restraining order against Johnny Depp for alleged domestic violence, the actress claims her estranged husband is "an alcoholic and drug addict" – vices he said in recent years were long in the past.

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Conrad Hilton Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison for Violating his Parole

Conrad Hilton Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison for Violating his Parole

Originally posted 06/06/2016 10:15PM

Conrad Hilton has been sentenced to two months behind bars for violating his parole, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Opens Up About Her Battle with Opiate Addiction: 'I Am One of the Lucky Ones'

Jamie Lee Curtis Opens Up About Her Battle with Opiate Addiction: 'I Am One of the Lucky Ones'

Originally posted 05/06/2016 04:35PM

Jamie Lee Curtis is opening up about her battle with opiate addiction.

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