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911 call released by LA fire officials on Demi Moore smoking incident

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49-year old actress Demi Moore, mother of 3 daughters from former husband Bruce Willis, suffered convulsions after smoking an undisclosed substance, according to an emergency 911 recorded call from last Monday in which she was described as being “barely semi-conscious.” The recording was released by Los Angeles fire officials and captures the few minutes it took paramedics to arrive as friends surrounded the actress who had collapsed. In the recording, an unidentified female is asked by the emergency operator “is she breathing normal?” The female responded and stated “No, not so normal. More kind of shaking, convulsing, burning up.”

When the operator asked if Moore had ingested or smoked anything, the female replied: “She smoked something. It’s not marijuana but it is similar to incense,” according to a BBC News report, although the complete reply was redacted on the advice of the city attorney’s office citing federal medical privacy rules. “She’s been having some issues lately with some other stuff,” said the female.

Asked by the operator if this had happened before, the female voice said: “There’s been some stuff recently that we’re all just finding out.”

Apparently, as the call was about to end, Moore began to improve when a man got on the telephone and told the operator that Demi Moore had calmed down and began speaking.

Demi Moore’s publicist had previously declared that Moore was suffering from exhaustion post her divorce from Ashton Kutcher, 16 years her junior at 33, last November.

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Wheel of Fortune host declares they were repeatedly drunk on air

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America’s favorite game show of times past Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajack appeared on ESPN2 Tuesday and declared he used to host the game show while intoxicated. Sajack on Dan LeBatard is Highly Questionable said about his drunken game show days that when he first started the game show he was much younger and could tolerate the alcohol. Sajack said that he and Vanna White, who he commented smelled “great,” would take 2 ½ dinner breaks at Los Arcos (now Acapulco Restaurant) in Burbank across from NBC and usually have around 4 margaritas, or more, only to return to the studio and have difficulty recognizing letters of the alphabet.

“I had a great time,” Sajak continued. “I have no idea if the shows were any good, but no one said anything, so I guess I did OK.”

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One Life to Live and All My Children Given The Axe

NEW YORK CITY | April 14, 2011

American television network ABC said on Thursday it was canceling its long-running daytime soap operas. "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," will air final episodes in September 2011 and January 2012, respectively, said ABC television network in a statement, reports KTLA.
"General Hospital", the second-most popular show in American daytime television, was not the recipient of a similar notice, the network added.
ABC claims that audience research indicated that "transformation, food and lifestyle" issues were more interesting to viewers, and the two soap operated would be replaced by new programming focused on those areas. "The Chew”" and “"The Revolution," are the two shows scheduled to replace two of the longest running soap operas that have earned a rightful place in the history of American culture.
"All My Children" debuted on the network in 1970 about the lives of residents in Pine Valley, a town of fiction with the one of most famous characters "Erica Kane," made famous by actress Susan Lucci,

"One Life to Live," two years prior, debuted in 1968. Both soap operas have won numerous awards including Emmys, and earned praise for tackling social issues including alcoholism, homosexuality, AIDS and illiteracy.

"’All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ are iconic pieces of television that have made an indelible mark on our culture’s history," says Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney ABC/Television Group, in a statement. "Each of the shows has touched millions and millions of viewers and informed the social consciousness. It has been a privilege to work with the extraordinary teams who brought the residents of Pine Valley and Llanview to life each day, and we thank the cast, crew, producers and most especially the fans for their commitment to the shows through their history."

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