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Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman's alleged drug dealer believes he could have "saved" him.

The Capote actor was found dead from an apparent heroin overdose on February 2 and Robert Vineberg - who has been charged with felony drug possession and was one of three suspected dealers charged in connection with the 46-year-old star's death - insisted he would have encouraged him to seek help if they had been together before his death.

The jazz musician, who claims he last saw the actor in person in October, said, "He was my friend. I could've saved him. If I knew he was in town, I would've said, 'Hey, let's make an AA meeting.' If I was with him, it wouldn't have happened. Not under my guard."

Vineberg's last contact with the Hunger Games actor came in December via email and text message and he says they traded messages about staying sober. In an interview from prison, he recalled to the New York Post newspaper, "He left me a voicemail in December saying, 'I'm clean.' We'd text back and forth, 'Oh, I got one day on you! No I've got one day on you.'"

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Joe Jonas and Selena GomezJoe Jonas wants Selena Gomez to be "happy."

The 24-year-old singer is a fan of his fellow former Disney star - who previously dated his brother Nick - and is hoping she can continue doing great things in her career following her recent stint in rehab. When asked if he is a fan of the "Come & Get It" hitmaker, he said, "I am! I am! I mean, her career been great and she is going to succeed and I want her to succeed and I want her to be happy!"

The former Jonas Brothers star believes the key to keeping himself on the right track and not succumbing to the pressures of fame is to learn from the mistakes of those he admires. Discussing dealing with fame, he told E! News, "Something that I heard from someone I looked up to was, 'Watch the people around you and learn from their mistakes so you don't make the same.' I just held on to that and any time I saw a celebrity I really looked up to screw up, I just was like 'All right, I am not going to do that or try my best ability to avoid that,' so it's just a learning tool."

Selena, 21, sought help at The Meadows facility in Arizona because she was "burned out," with reports suggesting she underwent the two-week stint in rehab to address her alcohol and marijuana use."

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Russell BrandRussell Brand has called for a reform of drug laws following Philip Seymour Hoffman's death.

The Oscar-winning actor tragically died in his New York City apartment over the weekend after experiencing a relapse, and Brand - who himself has battled drug addiction and alcoholism in the past - believes he is a ""victim" of laws that "criminalize drug addicts."

The 38-year-old comedian-turned-political activist believes addiction is a "mental illness" and should be treated as a medical condition in order to prevent tragedies such as Hoffman's death from a suspected heroin overdose. In an article written for The Guardian newspaper, he stated, "Addiction is a mental illness around which there is a great deal of confusion, which is hugely exacerbated by the laws that criminalize drug addicts. If drugs are illegal people who use drugs are criminals. We have set our moral compass on this erroneous premise, and we have strayed so far off course that the landscape we now inhabit provides us with no solutions and greatly increases the problem. People are going to use drugs; no self-respecting drug addict is even remotely deterred by prohibition."

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Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias has never dabbled in drugs.

The "Hero" hitmaker claims he's never been tempted to try an illegal substance, despite being surrounded by people in the industry that regularly snort cocaine:

"I was never tempted by drugs. The amount of times I've been asked, 'You don't do coke? But you're in music. You really don't do coke?' I don't like sticking stuff up my nose. Get me a drink, get me a rum. I drink, I'm a social drinker but I feel like I can control it. There are friends of mine who go out at the weekend and do a lot of cocaine and do any drug and be perfectly fine throughout the week. But some others can't do that. I need my eight hours' sleep, that's for sure."

Meanwhile, the 38-year-old singer believes that Justin Bieber, 19 - who was arrested last month for driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an expired license and resisting arrest in Miami - is just being young and experimenting with life.

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Justin BieberPolice officers want Justin Bieber to face felony charges for throwing eggs at his neighbor's house.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department passed the case on to the L.A. County District Attorney (D.A.) on Thursday and strongly recommended that the "Baby" hitmaker be punished to the fullest extent of the law for allegedly causing $20,000 in damage to his neighbor's house in Calabasas, California last month.

"I went to the D.A.'s office today with the paperwork, and I want a felony. Of course I want a felony," Lt. Dave Thompson told gossip website TMZ.com.

The D.A. is expected to make a decision on the case, which was originally filed as a misdemeanor but could become a felony due to the extent of the damage, in approximately one week.

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Selena GomezSelena Gomez left rehab four weeks early.

The "Come & Get It" hitmaker checked into The Meadows in Arizona last month and spent two weeks having treatment before departing the facility, but it has now been revealed she had been enrolled in the six-week long DAWN program and staff at the clinic advised her to see out the whole course of treatment.

Selena - who was reportedly being treated for alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug Ambien use - checked out to attend the Sundance Film Festival in Utah to promote her movie Rudderless and told her advisers she would return to the clinic afterwards. However, according to website TMZ, she then decided she was "cured" and had no reason to return.

The 21-year-old star - whose on/off relationship with Justin Bieber is said to have contributed to her problems - felt completing the initial "survivor's week" was enough as that is regarded as the hardest part of the program.

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Justin Bieber's private jet was so thick with marijuana smoke, the pilots had to wear oxygen masks.

The "Believe" singer, his father Jeremy Bieber and an entourage of 10 flew from Canada to New Jersey last Friday and ignored warnings to stop smoking the narcotic, with flight staff forced to take drastic action as inhaling the smoke would have led to them failing drug tests, NBC News reports.

"The captain of the flight stated that he warned the passengers, including Bieber, on several occasions to stop smoking marijuana," the official incident report said. And the 19-year-old singer and his dad were "extremely abusive" to the flight attendant, prompting her to take refuge in the cockpit. "The captain also stated he needed to request that the passengers stop their harassing behaviour toward the flight attendant and after several warnings asked the flight attendant to stay with him near the cockpit to avoid any further abuse. The flight attendant stated the passengers, including Bieber and his father, Jeremy Bieber were extremely abusive verbally and she would not work another flight with them," the report continued.

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Justin BieberJustin Bieber is to appear in court next month.

The 19-year-old singer has been given a trial date of March 3 by a Miami-Dade County judge over charges of driving under the influence (DUI), resisting arrest and driving with an invalid license.

The troubled star was detained on January 23 after police allegedly caught him drag racing a rented Lamborghini in Miami. Police officers claimed Justin, who is more than a year under the legal drinking age in the US, reeked of alcohol at the scene but his blood alcohol level was barely measurable at .014. However, it has been reported a toxicology test detected the presence of marijuana and Xanax in his system.

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Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman was still attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings days before he died.

The Capote actor - who was found dead of an apparent heroin overdose at his New York apartment on Sunday - had been attending the support meetings for over two decades, and recently confided to one group member he was struggling with "little situations" in life.

Jose Torres, who saw Philip at a meeting in Greenwich Village on January 24, recalled, "I told him to keep coming back, and he said, 'Yeah, I will.' I remember asking, 'How are you doing?' And he said, 'OK. There are the little situations in life. Life still shows up.' He went to a lot of different places, but he came here mostly."

Philip - who had been sober for 20 years before checking into rehab last May - was highly regarded by the other attendees at the meetings. "Everybody loved him, and he loved everybody no matter who you were," Jose added to the New York Post.

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Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman admitted his drug habit was going to kill him just weeks before his death.

The Capote actor - who was found dead from an apparent heroin overdose at his home on Sunday - reportedly told friends in December that he was struggling to stay clean from the narcotic for more than few days and even returned to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to get support to stay sober.

According to gossip website TMZ, the actor was drinking heavily and looked "disheveled and dirty" in the weeks before his death and when asked how bad his problem was, he replied, "If I don't stop I know I'm gonna die."

It was reported yesterday that police found 50 packets of heroin and 20 used hypodermic needles in the actor's New York home. Many of the bags were stamped with "Ace of Spades" or "Ace of Hearts," which users say is heroin cut with a powerful pain reliever called fentanyl.

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