It’s not easy being famous. Constantly having the eyes of the public fixated on your every move can be stressful. Some celebrities have actually built their career around being a frequent pot smoker. Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Tommy Chong. None of these names really come as a surprise when talking about celebrities smoking weed. But as marijuana legalization continues to spread, more and more celebrities have been admitting that they too indulge in a smoke from time to time.
Probably the least surprising name on this list. Seth has literally made a career out of being a loveable on screen pot head. Seth is also a member of National Organization for the Reform Law (NORML).
This star of Half Baked and Chappelle’s Show has made no secret of his love for miss Mary Jane in the past.
Mr. Smith is a very busy man with many irons in the fire. But that doesn’t stop him from getting together on a weekly basis with his producer friend Scott Moser to smoke a bowl and record Smodcast.
Film Review magazine once quoted Depp "I'm not a great pothead or anything like that . . . but weed is much, much less dangerous than alcohol."
Johnny Depp is set to be starring in Kevin Smith’s follow up to Tusk next year in Yoga Hosers with Depp and Smith’s best friend daughters in the lead roles.
On an episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Galifianakis smoked a joint on the show and attempted to pass it around while discussing the legalization of marijuana.
"Sometimes I have a brain that needs to be turned off," Said JT after confirming he “absolutely” smokes pot, in a 2011 interview with Playboy magazine. "Some people are just better high."
In September of 2013 Miley told Rolling Stone magazine "weed is the best drug on Earth."
Harvard graduate and Oscar winner Natalie Portman told Entertainment Weekly about how she "smoked weed in college." She has since said goodbye to weed, stating. "I’m too old. I wish I was that cool, but I’m like an old lady now."
Self-proclaimed badboy Justin Bieber may not say much to the media about his relationship with weed. But his toxicology report from his arrest in January 2014 says it all.
A strong advocate for the legalization of marijuana, Bill Maher sits on the board of NORML as well as The Marijuana Policy Party.
“I enjoy it once in a while,” said Aniston on smoking weed to Rolling Stone magazine. “There is nothing wrong with that. Everything in moderation. I wouldn't call myself a pot-head.”
Former Community star Donald Glover often makes mention of smoking weed in his rap songs under his alias Childish Gambino. Glover can be seen enjoying his Pax vaporizer in this interview with Andpop.
"I smoke a lot of pot when I write music," Said Gaga in an interview on 60 Minutes.
In an interview with George Lopez, Cameron Diaz recalled going to the same highschool as Snoop Dogg "he was a year older than me. I remember him there ... he was very tall and skinny, wore lots of ponytails in his head, and I'm pretty sure I bought weed from him. I had to have."
"You can Google my name, and one of the first things that comes up is images of me sitting on my front porch smoking a pipe with my ex-boyfriend and my dog," said Stewart in a 2012 interview with Vanity Fair.
Recalling his decision to quit smoking pot in the late 90s "I was hiding out from the celebrity thing, I was smoking way too much dope, I was sitting on the couch and just turning into a doughnut, and I really got irritated with myself." said Pitt in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
America's war on drugs is "all propaganda." said Fox in a 2009 interview with British GQ, "I can't tell you how much bullsh*t I've been through because I will openly say that I smoke weed. People look at it like it's this crazy, hippie, f*cked-up thing to do. And it's not! I hope they legalize it, and when they do, I'll be the first f*cking person in line to buy my pack of joints."
When asked to name one major Hollywood event that she showed up to stoned. Sarandon replied "Only one? I would say almost all except the Oscars."
"I have a different outlook on marijuana than America does." Said Dunst to The Daily Mail "If everyone smoked weed, the world would be a better place."
In 2012, MTV tweeted an article about Rihanna smoking weed at Coachella. Her response? “@Rihanna ran out of fucks to give."
The first round winner of America's Next Top Model and self proclaimed nerd queen can often we found on Instagram and Twitter making her stance on weed well known.
Though he’s been through some tough times with Drugs and Alcohol in the past. As Morgan said in a 2003 interview with The Guardian “Never give up the ganja.”
In a 1994 appearance on the David Letterman Show, Madonna made a scene by dropping 13 F-Bombs during her interview. In 2009 she returned to the show and explained to Letterman "It wasn't because I was excited about you. I think it may have had something to do with the joint I smoked before I came on."
“I'd take out a joint and light it. First, just faking it. Then I started lighting live joints, passing them around to the band, you know. It was great, it relieved all my tensions.” Said Barbra in a 1972 Rolling Stone interview. “Other acts up and down the Strip heard about what I was doing. Little Anthony and the Imperials, people like that, and started sending me the best dope in the world. I never ran out."
President Barack Obama
In an on air interview in 2006, Barack Obama said of smoking weed. "When I was a kid, I inhaled frequently. That was the point,". Well said Mr. President. Now if only this were a real tape from your college days.
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