Tatum O’Neal: ‘My dog died so I bought crack’

Tatum O’Neal has changed her tune on why she bought crack cocaine which led to her arrest early Monday morning. Originally, she told officers she was researching a role, but now Tatum’s come clean to the New York Post. It was her dog’s fault:

“I lost my Scottish terrier, Lena,” three weeks ago. “That seemed to set me off.
“She got old. She got cancer. She was the fabric of our family. We had to let her go to heaven. My daughter and I had to put her down. It was too horrible for words.”

I think I speak for everybody when I say Tatum O’Neal should just stop talking and retire back to her home – deep in the heart of obscurity.

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