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Drake reveals he turned to drugs to deal with fame!

posted 2 Apr 2012, 05:19 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 2 Apr 2012, 05:19 ]

Rapper Drake reveals he got into drugs to cope with being famous!

Drake talks about dark moments in his life while being famous!

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (HOLLYWOODTV - Drake has revealed that he turned to prescription pain medication and marijuana in the past to deal with his newfound fame! Drake said in a recent interview, "You get artists in this position who go crazy and don't know how to handle it. There are people who have killed themselves. There's the overwhelming stress, how tired you are, the weight on your shoulders of going out there and giving 18,000 people entertainment... it's a lot of pressure." Despite the admission that he has used drugs to cope, the rapper/singer insisted that his current habits are not excessive, saying, "Have I sipped codeine before? Yeah, of course. Have I smoked weed? Yes. Do I drink wine? Yes. But do I do it excessively? No. I'm not a reckless guy. I do it all within moderation." Formerly an actor on the Canadian series, "Degrassi: The Next Generation," Drake was in talks to star opposite Susan Sarandon and Eva Mendes in "Arbitrage," but pulled out to focus on his second album.

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