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Steve Tyler admits to splurging $6m on cocaine

ANI   February 22, 2013
First Published: 14:37 IST(22/2/2013) | Last Updated: 14:53 IST(22/2/2013)
Steve Tyler has admitted that he has shovelled at least 5 to 6 million dollars worth of cocaine up his nose.
 
In an interview on 60 Minutes this Sunday night, reporter Liz Hayes asks the 65-year-old rocker if he had snorted 20 million bucks worth of cocaine up his nose.
 
"Realistically, 5 or 6. But it doesn't matter. You also could say I snorted half of  Peru, but it doesn't matter," the Herald Sun quoted him as saying.
 
Tyler, who had been sober for over 20 years, had a relapse with prescription meds in the late 2000's but was successful with treatment for that addiction in 2009.
 
Since coming clean, Tyler has been a judge on American Idol, always dressed in his signature flowing scarves, and says his relationship with fellow band member and guitarist, Joe Perry is back on track.
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