Lily Allen: Cocaine no problem

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  • Lily Allen sparks fury over controversial cocaine comments

    Lily Allen has come under fire for ‘naïve’ comments concerning cocaine – insisting it causes some people ‘no problem at all’.

    In an interview with the Metro, Lily bemoaned people ‘sensationalising’ the drug, claiming she has friends who take it regularly and live a normal life.

    The 24-year-old said: ‘I know lots of people that take cocaine three nights a week and get up and go to work every day, no problem at all,

    ‘But we never hear that side of the story. I have no statement to make, I just wish people wouldn’t sensationalise this thing that just exists.

    ‘The only story is that drugs are bad and they will kill you – you will become a prostitute, a rapist or a dealer. But that’s not true.’

    Lily has previously admitted taking drugs herself – bit insists she no longer indulges.

    Shadow Home Secretary Dominic Grieve
    branded her comments ‘naïve’.

    He told the Daily Mail: ‘There is no doubt that drugs fuel crime and wreck lives.

    ‘It’s naive to assume there isn’t human misery and suffering associated with every drug transaction somewhere along the line.’

    Hear, hear.


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