Entertainment Stacey Dash Admits to Secret Drug Addiction, Says She Was Taking Up to 20 Pills a Day
Sarah Dash, Labelle Member of “Lady Marmalade” Fame, Dies at 76
Sarah Dash, a co-founder of pioneering R&B/rock group Labelle of “Lady Marmalade” fame, died Monday (Sept. 20). She was 76. “We were just onstage together on Saturday [Sept. 18] and it was such a powerful and special moment,” group namesake Patti LaBelle said in a statement sent to Billboard. “Sarah Dash was an awesomely talented, beautiful […]“We were just onstage together on Saturday [Sept. 18] and it was such a powerful and special moment,” group namesake Patti LaBelle said in a statement sent to Billboard. “Sarah Dash was an awesomely talented, beautiful and loving soul who blessed my life and the lives of so many others in more ways than I can say. I could always count on her to have my back.
is opening up about a personal struggle. On Thursday's episode of , the 54-year-old actress reveals that she's struggled with drug addiction.
In a sneak peek clip, Dash says that, at one point, she was taking "18 to 20 pills a day." When Dr. Oz notes that taking that many Vicodin a day is "expensive," Dash responds, "Yeah, I lost everything."
In, Dash reflected on her decision to open up about her struggles, calling it her "deepest, darkest secret."
"I thank the Lord for being able to say that I have grown more over the last 5 years than I have in my entire life. I am so blessed to be surrounded by people who have loved and supported me through my most challenging time," she wrote. "Thank you all! I encourage anyone who has a story they are scared of telling to share it with the world. You never know who will be able to relate to you and who it can help."
House Republicans take aim at Google’s anti-abortion censorship
EXCLUSIVE — More than 40 Republicans are criticizing Google’s decision to ban anti-abortion ads for abortion reversal pills, accusing the tech giant of being unfairly influenced by left-leaning pro-abortion groups and news agencies. © Provided by Washington Examiner Congressmen from the Republican Study Committee and the House Freedom Caucus, including Reps. Jim Banks of Indiana, Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, and Rep.
Inof the upcoming episode, Dash addresses her past controversial comments, telling Dr. Oz, "I'm not homophobic. I'm not racist. I was just angry and it benefited me."
Dash joined Fox News as an on-air commentator in 2014, but her contractin 2017. While at the network, Dash was suspended in 2015 after a profanity-laden remark on air about former .
In a 2016 interview with ET, Dash once again found herself embroiled in controversy whenthat transgender people should pee in bushes and that feminism was ruining men.
While speaking to DailyMailTV in March,for her past comments.
"There are things that I am sorry for. Things that I did say, that I should not have said them the way I said them," Dash said. "They were very arrogant and prideful and angry. And that's who Stacey was, but that's not who Stacey is now. Stacey's someone who has compassion, empathy."
EXPLAINER: Medication abortion becomes latest GOP target
Medication abortion accounts for about 40% of all abortions in the U.S. The increasingly common method relies on pills rather than surgery, opening the possibility for abortions to be done in a woman's home rather than a clinic. It's an option that has become important during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Republican states move to restrict access to abortion generally, many of them also are limiting access to medication-induced abortions. ProvidersAs Republican states move to restrict access to abortion generally, many of them also are limiting access to medication-induced abortions.
"God has forgiven me, how dare I not forgive someone else," she continued. "I don't want to be judged, so how dare I judge anyone else. So if anyone has ever felt that way about me, like I've judged, that I apologize for because that's not who I am."
Dash's full interview will air on Thursday's episode of The Dr. Oz Show. Local air times can be found on.
McAuliffe nods along as Stacey Abrams tells 'Big Lie' that Georgia race was stolen from her .
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe nodded along as Democratic activist Stacey Abrams repeated the claim that she truly won the 2018 governor's race in Georgia."You see, I'm here to tell you that just because you win doesn't mean [you've] won," Abrams declared, with McAuliffe nodding in the background. "I come from a state where I was not entitled to become the governor, but as an American citizen and as a citizen of Georgia, I'm going to fight for every person who has the right to vote to be able to cast that vote.