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.
Read to find out if your favorite celebrity has appeared on this list or not.
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!
The ‘There’s Something About Mary’ actress has been smoking cannabis for a while now. Don’t be surprised when we tell you that the teenager Diaz used to buy her stuff from Snoop Dogg- the dealer!
The Twilight actress was once clicked smoking pot in the public. But it was before her stardom days. She admitted to ‘Vanity Fair’ that she doesn’t really bother if people judge her for using weed. It certainly makes her a carefree weed lover!
The veteran actress, Melanie Griffith, has a very modernistic approach when it comes to smoking weed. Well, most parents might not agree with her thinking, but she stated that she would not even mind taking pot with her children, if they are open to this idea. Also she feels that taking cannabis on occasion is just not ‘ a big deal’. During her acting days, her addiction of drugs and alcohol reached up to that dangerous levels when people stopped considering her for giving roles. Her second husband Steven Bauer helped her overcome her addiction and guided her in setting her acting career once again.
Rob Van Dam
Another celebrity stoner on our list is Rob Van Dam, a world renowned professional wrestler. He has been smoking pot since his early 20s and advocates his habit and use of marijuana. In an article which Rob had written for Cannabis Culture Magazine, he stated that pot benefits him and he leads a healthy life despite taking it. He also admitted to smoking weed before and after his every match. In 2006, he was taken into police custody for keeping 18 grams of weed in his possession. This made him lost his WWE titles followed by a suspension for thirty days. But this did not shook his love for the drug and he still continues to advocate its use.
Who doesn’t love the always sophisticated, cool George Clooney? Well, he hasn’t been seen in public smoking pot but rumours suggest that worker at a cannabis cafe in Amsterdam recognised him as a frequent marijuana buyer.
We know all of you are waiting to hear about his weed love from his mouth! Let’s hope our dear Clooney clears the air soon!
Though she hasn’t really been seen in public smoking weed or pot, but she admitted that when high, she can compose better music. We hope it explains a lot to you! She went on record saying, “I was smoking 15 joints a day. No tobacco. A day.” Gaga said that Artist Marina Abramovic eventually helped her cut back her consumption of weed. “For weeks and weeks I didn’t smoke at all. And now I smoke a little bit at night, just you know, for fun — but not to cope. That’s the difference. Marina was the only person who could get me to do that and it was not intended to be rehab.” We hope Gaga continues to keep a control on her past addiction.
The American actress admitted that she used to take weed heavily with her ex, Brad Pitt but now it has been years that she hasn’t touched it.
Well, let’s hope Lewis sticks to this for as long as possible.
We all aspire to become someone like our favorite celebrities, but we should never forget that they are human beings too and thus liable to have weaknesses. Whether it is alcohol addiction or weed addiction, both make a dangerous habit. Therefore, before you set out to follow your favorite celebrity, make sure you only pick their positives. Decide your ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ the way the above mentioned celebrities did!