facebook
twitter
search
search

Steven Tyler admits he blew $6 million on cocaine [VIDEO]

Posted By Kristen Butler, UPI.com   |   Feb. 23, 2013 at 12:52 PM
| License Photo

In an interview on the Australian "60 Minutes," Liz Hayes asked Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler if it was true he'd spent upwards of $20 million on cocaine was true.

"No, probably, realistically 5 or 6 [million], easy," he answered. "But it doesn't matter. You could also say I've snorted half of Peru. It's what we did."

By "we" he was referring to Joe Perry, fellow band member and guitarist. The friends, known as the "toxic twins," had a falling out over Tyler's appearance on "American Idol," but the pair have been working together again since Tyler left the show. "We can still be toxic. We fight toxic and we play toxic."

The singer had been sober for over 20 years before a relapse with prescription meds for which he underwent treatment in 2009.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Top Stories
Why the fake braces trend may be dangerous for users
Jared Leto 'stopped eating' for his 'Dallas Buyer's Club' role
Kelly LeBrock arrested for DUI
Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady drop $14M on Manhattan home
Brandi Brandt faces drug charges in Australia