Shalom Life | August 28, 2015

David Cross Snorted Cocaine at the White House

The Arrested Development star snorted coke 65 feet away from Obama at a White House event.

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: February 21st, 2012 in Culture » Society » News

David Cross Snorted Cocaine at the White House

Arrested Development star, David Cross, recently admitted that while attending the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, he snorted cocaine 65 feet away from President Obama.

“I ducked under the table and did it. It wasn’t like I got high. The jolt was similar to licking an empty espresso cup. It wasn't about that. It was just about being able to say that I did it, that I did cocaine in the same room as the President," Cross shares in an interview for next month’s Playboy.

The White House Correspondents Dinner is an annual event hosted by comedians. Previous hosts have included Seth Rogen and Stephen Colbert. Typically, the President gives a joke-riddled speech poking fun at opponents.

Cross admits that he chose to do the cocaine to win a bet with a friend. Although he doesn’t regret the act, he does feel bad about getting girlfriend, Amber Tamblyn, involved.

“I was her date, her plus-one, and she got dragged through the mud because of what I did,” the actor said. “She had nothing to do with it. She didn’t know I was going to do it. And because of that, she’ll never be invited to the White House again. That’s not cool.”

Read the rest of the interview in March’s Playboy on shelves this Friday.
This Couple is Documenting their Conversion to Judaism on Instagram This Couple is Documenting their Conversion to Judaism on Instagram TrendingShalom Life is Saying Goodbye Shalom Life is Saying Goodbye TrendingShaw Festival Review: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide... Shaw Festival Review: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide... Trending
 

This Couple is Documenting their Conversion to Judaism on Instagram

August 27, 2015 | By Sy Berg
This Couple is Documenting their Conversion to Judaism on Instagram

2HipJews are putting the 'modern' back into modern Orthodox

Read More

Shalom Life is Saying Goodbye

August 27, 2015 | By Shalom Life Staff
Shalom Life is Saying Goodbye

After nearly 7 years, we are sadly ending Shalom Life's run.

Read More

Shaw Festival Review: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide...

August 26, 2015 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide...

Tony Kushner's family drama challenges it's audiences on so many levels, it leaves you breathless and beaten. It is awesome; astounding, humbling, overwhelming and remarkable.

Read More

Shaw Festival Review- The Divine: A Play for Sarah Berhnardt

August 23, 2015 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review- The Divine: A Play for Sarah Berhnardt

This powerful play based on a true story is an absolute must-see this summer.

Read More

Top 10 Most Influential LGBT Jews

August 14, 2015 | By Ashley Baylen
Top 10 Most Influential LGBT Jews

These 10 LGBT celebrities are an inspiration to us all.

Read More

Crossfit “Guru” Does Handstand at Holocaust Memorial

August 14, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
Crossfit “Guru” Does Handstand at Holocaust Memorial

Dave Driskell apologized Monday evening for his actions

Read More

There’s a Jewish Rapper with a #1 Hit Record, and His Name’s Not Drake

August 14, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
There’s a Jewish Rapper with a #1 Hit Record, and His Name’s Not Drake

Lil Dicky's 'Professional Rapper' sells 22,000 copies in its first week

Read More

Ben Gurion Airport Breaks All-Time Travel Records

August 14, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Ben Gurion Airport Breaks All-Time Travel Records

Reports indicate that some 78,000 travelers passed through the Israeli airport in a single day

Read More

More Headlines