Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Anna Nicole Smith Update

iWon News - Anna Nicole Smith portrayed as coconspirator: "In a new twist at the Anna Nicole Smith drug trial, prosecutors are casting the dead celebrity model in the role of coconspirator who pressured her two doctors and her lawyer-boyfriend to provide her with excessive prescription drugs.

In closing arguments Monday, Deputy District Attorney David Barkhurst portrayed Smith as a drug seeking addict, discounting defense claims that she was a woman in extreme physical and emotional pain when she began taking opiates and sedatives including Methadone, Vicodin and Dilaudid.

Witnesses have said Smith suffered from chronic pain syndrome, seizures, migraines, spinal pain and fractured ribs, among other ailments. But Barkhurst suggested all the ailments were a ruse to get drugs.

'Anna needed her Methadone because she was addicted to it,' he said."

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

1 comment:

Deb said...

Not to be flip, but the last line reminds me of that scene in "Annie Hall" where Alvy visits his old classmates and one says, "I used to be a heroin addict; now I'm a methodone addict."