How many celebrities who smoke pot do you know? One, two? And recently we have all heard about Marilyn Monroe smoking weed, so there is one more for you. But now, get ready to open your mind and find out which famous people were charged with possessing cannabis or advocated marijuana legalization.
If you have ever watched the History channel, then you should remember Chumlee from “Pawn Stars.” Austin Lee Russell, the actor who played the role of Chumlee, was arrested on March 9, 2016, when the police found a plastic bag of marijuana while serving a warrant in a sex assault case. More than that, in the star’s Las Vegas home, police found a small arsenal of weapons, a small amount of methamphetamine, and medication for reducing anxiety. In May, Russell pleaded guilty.
2. Whoopi Goldberg
In April 2014, in a column for the Denver Post’s The Cannabist, the famous actress Whoopi Goldberg wrote about the way she uses marijuana. Whoopi suffers from glaucoma, the disease that increases the ocular pressure and causes severe pain. Vaping marijuana helps the actress manage the disease. More than that, Goldberg has expressed her support and admiration of pot legalization in the States.
3. Miley Cyrus
On Nov. 10, 2013, in Amsterdam, the pop star Miley Cyrus lit a joint right on the stage, while accepting the award for the best video—“Wrecking Ball.” Previously, in an October Rolling Stone magazine, the star announced that weed is the best drug on Earth.
4. Marilyn Monroe
Not so long ago, the researchers of Marilyn Monroe’s life found a home movie, in which the legendary scarlet was puffing on a joint.
5. Snoop Dogg
Among all the celebrity potheads, Snoop Dogg, also known as Snoop Lion, has an absolute superiority. In 2012, the star even told The Hollywood Reporter that he smoked weed with his teenage son in order to teach him to get high in the proper way and to get the best from weed.
6. Willie Nelson
On April 20, 2015, a country music legend, Willie Nelson, announced the plans to create his own brand of weed that would prove his reputation as a marijuana devotee. Colorado and Washington would be the only states where his products would be grown and sold.