So far in 2016 numerous well-known musicians – including Prince, David Bowie, Maurice White, Glenn Frey, Paul Kantner, Keith Emerson, Merle Haggard, Billy Paul, Guy Clark, Bobby Hutcherson, Gato Barbieri, Phife Dawg, Scotty Moore, Bernie Worrell, Dan Hicks and Rob Wasserman – have passed away.
Olympic swimming hero Michael Phelps is moving on. Fresh off winning six more medals in Rio, he plans to retire form competitive swimming. "I'm ready for something different," Phelps says.
First Daughter Malia Obama was caught on camera smoking what appears to be a joint while she attended Lollapalooza on July 29 in Chicago's Grant Park. The 18-year-old is seen on stage dancing with friends during Mac Miller's set when she allegedly takes a hit.
So far in 2016, there have been 10 celebrity drug arrests. Seven of them are college and professional football players, one is rapper Twista, another is NBA player Travis Outlaw and the other is "Chumlee" Russell from "Pawn Stars."
Back in 2009, a photo of Michael Phelps ripping a bong at a party in Columbia, SC was all the rage. He's since gone through rehab for alcohol abuse after his second DUI in 2014, so it's probably fair to say Phelps has put the bong down, at least until his swimming career is over.