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10 Celebs You Probably Didn’t Know Smoke Marijuana

It helps them tap into the creative process. Or something.

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It’s really not a head-scratcher that Snoop Dogg, Rihanna and Willie Nelson all enjoy a toke or two now and again, but while smoking weed is not exactly an obscure occurrence in Hollywood, there are a few celebrities you might actually be surprised enjoy a hit now and again. Here are 10 famous types who have no issue with their cannabis consumption.

Kirsten Dunst

In 2007, the actress went on record with MTV saying:

I do like weed. I have a different outlook on marijuana than America does. My best friend Sasha’s dad was Carl Sagan, the astronomer. He was the biggest pot smoker in the world and he was a genius.

I’ve never been a major smoker, but I think America’s view on weed is ridiculous. I mean — are you kidding me? If everyone smoked weed, the world would be a better place.

I’m not talking about being stoned all day, though. I think if it’s not used properly, it can hamper your creativity and close you up inside.

More recently, she “accidentally” got high while smoking a “prop” on the set of her new movie.

Cameron Diaz

During an interview on Lopez Tonight, the actress says Snoop Dogg used to be her dealer (probably), saying: “We went to high school together, he was a year older than me…I’m pretty sure I bought weed from him. I had to have.”

Justin Timberlake

In 2011, JT told Playboy:

“The only thing pot does for me is it gets me to stop thinking. Sometimes I have a brain that needs to be turned off. Some people are just better high.”

Lady Gaga

During an interview with 60 Minutes, Gaga told Anderson Cooper: “I smoke a lot of pot when I write music. I’m not gonna sugarcoat it for ’60 Minutes’ that I’m some, like, sober human being, because I’m not.” (skip to the 10:54 mark)

Morgan Freeman

A longtime advocate of marijuana, Freeman told Newsweek back in 2012 that the criminalization of marijuana is just plain dumb:

It’s just the stupidest law possible, given history. You don’t stop people from doing what they want to do, so forget about making it unlawful. You’re just making criminals out of people who aren’t engaged in criminal activity. And we’re spending zillions of dollars trying to fight a war we can’t win! We could make zillions, just legalize it and tax it like we do liquor. It’s stupid.

Ilana Glazer

The Broad City broads, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, certainly toke a bunch on their show, but in real life? Yeah, they smoke weed off set, too.

Listen to them tell Jimmy Kimmel how they score their IRL weed.

Matthew McConaughey

We’re still a little hazy on this one, but in 2013, the Dazed and Confused actor, who was arrested while (presumably) high and playing the congas naked in 1999 told GQ magazine: “Of course I still play the congas naked, I just close the windows.”

Sarah Silverman

Not only does she smoke weed, so have her parents. She shared a few stories with Conan in 2015, noting that, unlike her dad, she doesn’t smoke out of a bong because “I’m a grown woman!” Youtube

Jennifer Lawrence

Of course everyone’s favorite relatable  “every woman” smokes pot, because she’s just like us, you know? She’s real, you guys. Unlike most people, she was snapped smoking a joint in Hawaii in 2013.

George Clooney

While filming Oceans Twelve in Amsterdam, the owner of a nearby weed shop told reporters that Clooney was no stranger to them. It’s also been reported that he visits that same shop several times a year. No word, however, if that’s still the case, now that he’s the father of twins.

 

Julien Perry is food and drink editor for The Fresh Toast. She has contributed to Food & Wine, the Food Network and CBS Radio in NYC. 

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