Dionne Warwick, who was arrested at a Florida airport last year after authorities found marijuana in her bag, is blaming someone else for putting it there. “Apparently, somebody that didn’t want to get caught thought it would be better off in somebody else’s bag,” the pop singer said.
The 62-year-old was arrested in May and charged with a misdemeanor after baggage screeners at Miami International Airport said they found several joints inside an empty lipstick container in her bag. Charges were dropped after Warwick agreed to a plea-bargain deal, which included a drug treatment program.
Warwick says she’s not a drug user. “Drugs of every sort, including aspirin, are not anything I even think about,” she said.
The veteran singer says she learned a lesson from the incident: “It taught me not to travel with an open bag. You never know what’s going to end up in it,” she said.
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