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Montel Williams Grateful for German Officials' 'Compassion' After Being Detained for Medical Marijuana to Treat His Multiple Sclerosis
Originally posted 07/29/2016 03:05PM
Montel Williams had a run-in with German authorities, and they couldn't have been nicer.
On Friday, the former talk-show host was going on a vacation with his family when he was briefly detained at a German airport for having medical marijuana in his luggage.
After authorities requested verification that Williams was using marijuana for medicinal purposes and proof was given inside customs, he was released – all within under an hour, says his rep Jonathan Franks.
Originally posted 07/21/2016 01:25PM
[YOUTUBE "w3m3mXPfVbM"] Fox News host Bill O'Reilly and Montel Williams are in an ugly public feud.
On Wednesday, the talk show host was set to appear on The O'Reilly Factor from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, but walked out right before the segment began.
Upon hearing the news, O'Reilly, 66, called Williams a "coward" on-air and claimed that his guest "walked out in a huff ... and the producer tells me he was mad about some gay thing."
"He will never be never be on this program again," the Fox News host continued. "He's not a man of his word, he's unprofessional. That is about as low as it gets."
Originally posted 01/20/2016 06:15PM
Decades ago, a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis – an autoimmune disease for which there is no cure – could have been viewed as a death sentence. But today, it's entirely possible to live a normal, full life with the disease.
Originally posted 05/24/2015 02:35PM
After Josh Duggar admitted to "past wrongdoing" with five underage girls as a teenager, the 19 Kids and Counting family has been facing harsh backlash, and many famous people were quick to either condemn or sympathize with the Duggars.
Originally posted 04/30/2015 03:05PM
Montel Williams has found purpose through misfortune, by working to help others who suffer from multiple sclerosis and other brain diseases.
Originally posted 04/27/2015 04:00PM
[BRIGHTCOVE "4199266042001" "" "" "auto"] If politics makes strange bedfellows, it might be said that disease makes united – and determined – ones.
Originally posted 11/21/2013 07:50AM
Sylvia Celeste Browne, a celebrated psychic and New York Times best-selling author, died Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, Calif., her website announced. She was 77.
"For nearly six decades," said her site, "Sylvia Browne dedicated her life to helping others as a spiritual guide through private readings, past-life regressions and prayer groups that spanned the globe."
With her strong beliefs in God and reincarnation, the Kansas City, Mo., native often assisted authorities in criminal cases and, with her son, Chris Dufrense, offered personal psychic readings from their Northern California office, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
Originally posted 01/05/2011 01:05PM
Montel Williams was busted carrying a marijuana pipe as he passed through security at a Wisconsin airport Tuesday, according to reports.
Williams, a medical marijuana proponent who has said he uses the drug to relieve chronic pain from Multiple Sclerosis, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.
The former talk-show host, 54, was released after paying the $484 fine and continued on his way. He was first diagnosed with MS in 1999.
Originally posted 04/29/2008 06:40PM
His long-running talk show will end next month, but Montel Williams couldn't be happier, thanks to new bride Tara.
"It's been six months, but we'll be newlyweds two years from now," Montel told PEOPLE Monday night at the Tribeca Film Festival's premiere of War, Inc. "That's what I think. That's how I feel."
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