Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Cory Monteith Heroin Revelation Now Raises Questions About Death


Now that the coroner has revealed Cory Monteith’s cause of death– heroin overdose with alcohol–there will be a lot of questions. What kind of rehab was he in? Why was he in the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel for a week? What about all these people who saw him or who were with him in the days leading up to this event? If Monteith was shooting heroin, didn’t anyone see tracks on his arms? This isn’t to lay blame. But it’s a little perplexing that this went on and on without any red flags. The coroner won’t say anything more about the heroin, so the precise descriptions are hard to get. But this isn’t like an overdose from pills too much cocaine, drinking to excess. This is the hard stuff.  Stay tuned…

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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