“Nothing Compares 2 U” singer Sinéad O’Connor slammed Arsenio Hall in a shocking Facebook post Monday. The Irish star accused Hall of supplying legendary performer Prince with drugs for “decades,” adding he was the cause of the “Purple Rain” star’s untimely death.
“Two words for the DEA investigating where prince got his drugs over the decades ... Arsenio Hall (AKA Prince’s and Eddie Murphy’s b----),” she wrote, with the post garnering nearly 4,500 reactions from her followers. “Anyone imagining prince was not a long time hard drug user is living in cloud cuckoo land. Arsenio I’ve reported you to the Carver County Sheriff’s office. Expect their call. They are aware you spiked me years ago at Eddie murphy’s house. You bet get tidying your man cave.”
Hall’s rep denied the allegations. “The statement regarding Arsenio Hall is absolutely false, ridiculous and absurd,” his publicist Traci Harper said in a statement to the New York Daily News Tuesday.
Prince, who died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on April 21, was found with Percocet on him. A cause of death has not been revealed. It could take several weeks for results from a toxicology report to come back.
Prince struggled with a cocaine addiction, TMZ reported Tuesday. The website cited an urgent call made by an unnamed person to the Carver County Sheriff’s Department in 2011. A year before the call was made, Prince told the unnamed person he could not “control his habit” and the caller was “concerned” about it. The sheriff’s office never took action because the confession was more than a year old and Prince was not in immediate danger.
In the same records, a woman called on the day Prince died and said she had a 17-year-old son with the singer and wanted the boy to attend the musician’s funeral.
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