Whether you call it pot, grass, ganja, dope, cannabis or marijuana, weed is a popularly used drug- no matter if its use is legal or illegal. But did you know that even our celebrities aren’t an exception when it comes to smoking joints or blunts? While some of them openly discuss about their weed habits, others still like to keep it a closely-guarded secret. Here we have listed those celebrities who smoke weed in their real life and never shied away from the camera accepting it with pride.
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Bob Marley and his music has always been synonym with marijuana use. A Jamaican reggae artist, his hits are still enjoyed by today’s generation Some of his songs and albums that made him famous are- No Women, No Cry, Buffalo Soldier along with several others. His habit of taking weed was never a secret, the world knew that Bob gets his inspiration from its use. Despite his addiction, he was the the world’s best selling artist at one point of time. Still he is counted among the international superstars He died in 1981.
Bob connected the use of weed/pot with spirituality. For him, it was a ritual which was performed religiously every day. The devoted Rastafarian said that it helps him attain insight, peacefulness and keeps his mind clear off worries, tensions and stress. His addiction of cannabis could be judged by the fact that weed become a part of his image and it still hasn’t faded after more than three decades of his demise.
Not mentioning his name in the list of celebrities who smoked weed in their real life would make this article incomplete!
The Queen Amidala from the trilogy of Star Wars admitted that during her college days at the world-renowned Harvard University, she used to be a stoner. However, looking at the mature roles the Golden Globe award winner plays in her movies, it is hard to judge that she once enjoyed the influence of weed.
The “Like I Love You” singer, Justin Timberlake has more controversies in his kitty other than his infamous affair with Britney Spears! He once admitted to ‘Playboy’ that he loved smoking marijuana as it helps him in ‘stop thinking’ too much. He further said that some people are better when they are high.
The popular ‘Under my Umbrella’ singer enjoys a great fan following in every corner of the world. If you wish to know about her weed taking habit, take a look at her Instagram account. A regular pot user, she accepted that she wanted to curb her habit a bit. She takes proud in her habit and thus despite criticism of her habit, has never shied away from the public and media in showing her love for cannabis.
Well, you can call it irony that Mathew rose to fame with his role of a stoner in Dazed and Confused, released back in 1993. The actor’s love for weed became the talk of the tinsel town when the cops found it from his Texas home in 1999. What was more shocking was the news that Mathew was caught naked, playing the bongos!
The Hannah Montana star admits it in public that she can’t do without weed. She made it clear by lighting it up on stage while accepting her award at the European Music Awards in 2013. On one of her tours, she had sold $65 packs of edible gold rolling papers. The controversial star is known to be a wild party animal. About her habit of smoking pot, she said, ‘I love weed’.
Our lovely Rachel Green from the English classic sitcom ‘Friends’ admitted to Rolling stone (a fortnightly magazine writing about pop culture) that she ‘enjoys cannabis’ and doesn’t find anything wrong with using it. Her openness about her habit clearly makes her a weed lover.
The controversial socialite Paris Hilton and heir to the Hilton hotels, Paris was once arrested for weed possession at the South Africa World Cup 2010. This clearly states her love for the drug.
The singer has been in and out of the jail many times for offences related to weed. Even this hasn’t stopped him from speaking in public against the drug policies. According to him the current policies are ‘unfair’. His love for pot would be more clear when you will know that he actively participates in the actions of the activist group ‘NORML’ which advocates the legalisation of marijuana. He is a board member of the group. In 2004, he had hosted, for the first time, “Willie Nelson and NORML Golf Tournament” to strengthen his cause.
If you take out weed out his life, Snoop Dogg might not be able to complete his autobiography! Yes, you read it right! Snoop Dogg’s life story is incomplete without mentioning about his love for the drug. Just like Bob Marley, it has become a part of his public image. The world-renowned hip hop artist has been a weed lover before the beginning of his career. In 2002, he had decided to quit but couldn’t really continue without it. In 2013, he admitted to smoke 80 blunts in a day, and if you don’t believe him, follow him on Instagram and clear your doubts!