Morning Roundup: Dec. 14, 2018

By The Fix staff 12/14/18

Russell Brand celebrates sober milestone, people whose overdoses went viral opened up about the life-changing event and study examines James Bond's drinking habits.

Russell Brand
Russell Brand recently celebrated a sober milestone with an emotional video.

Russell Brand Celebrates 16 Years Of Sobriety [Daily Mail]

The comedian with the larger-than-life personality made an emotional video about his sober milestone. He admitted that during his addiction to heroin and crack he was "eggshell fragile."

Parents Charged After Lexington Daycare Finds Cocaine In Formula [WKYT]

According to police, an employee at the daycare found three grams of cocaine in a plastic inside of a can of powder baby formula. The parents are charged with wanton endangerment and possession of a controlled substance.

Authorities Say Football Coach Sold Drugs On School Property [WRAL]

A Goldsboro, North Carolina high school football coach was charged with selling drugs on school property. After an investigation, police searched the man's home and car and reportedly found 1,900 grams of marijuana, narcotics packaging and repackaging materials and a gun. 

Kid Cudi Says He Was Ashamed To Talk About Mental Health [Hot New Hip Hop]

The "Day N Nite" rapper opened up about his mental health on an upcoming episode of Jada Pinkett-Smith's Red Table Talk series for Facebook. "I was really good at keeping my troubles hidden… even from my friends," Cudi told Jada.

Sweden Takes Steps To Ban Cigarette Smoking In Public [Review Journal]

Smoking is currently allowed in designated smoking areas in most workplaces and public places in the Nordic country. The goal is to make Sweden smoke-free by 2025.

Study Examines Possible Link Between Depression And Kids Who Play Football [Time]

A study examined whether kids with depression have a higher risk of getting a concussion when they football. The study tracked 863 youth football players from ages 5 through 14 in the Seattle area over two recent seasons.

How Do You Recover After Millions Watch You Overdose? [The Spec]

In a series of interviews with The New York Times people whose overdoses have went viral opened up about how they were affected by the scariest moment in their lives being seen by millions and what they did after the viral video left the news cycle.

James Bond Has A Severe Chronic Alcohol Problem [Esquire]

A new study examined the secret agent's drinking habits. Researchers tracked 007's drinking over the course of six decades and 24 movies determining that he has chronic alcohol use disorder.

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