Nigella Lawson In Court: Chef Admits To Taking Cocaine And Smoking Cannabis, But Says She Is Not A "Habitual Drug User"

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December 04, 2013 AT 9:39 AM
Nigella Lawson admitted that she has used cocaine and cannabis while testifying on Dec. 4, during the fraud trial of her former assistants, Francesca Grillo and Elisabetta Grillo. Per Central News, the English celebrity chef told the Isleworth Crown Court in London that she has used cocaine on several occasions in her life, including six times when her first husband, John Diamond , was battling cancer. She told jurors about one episode of using the drug, "One time was when my husband knew his cancer was terminal, and he was introduced to it by a friend who thought it would help."