Tommy Chong is battling prostate cancer, he announced on CNN.
Chong, one-half of the Cheech and Chong duo, told Don Lemon that he was diagnosed about a month ago, but he's had the cancer — a "slow Stage 1" — for "a long time." The 74-year-old has been treating it with hemp oil and revealed his diagnosis to support the decriminalization of marijuana use and sales.
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"I've got prostate cancer, and I'm treating it with hemp oil, with cannabis," Chong said. "So [legalizing marijuana] means ...
The Daily Show put an ingenious reel together of CNN's Don Lemon expressing bewilderment at various on-air quirks and soft-news segments (stuff like how much it would cost to enroll in the fictional Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry or a guy who dresses as a devil to illustrate just how hot it is outside). The segment, "CNN Anchor Don Lemon appears to not care for CNN," courtesy of The Daily What, and it's hilarious...
CNN anchor Don Lemon has revealed that he is gay in an interview with the New York Times to promote his new book, Transparent.
While Lemon says he never hid his sexuality from his coworkers and many were aware of it, this marks the first time he's acknowledging it publicly. Lemon says that writing the book motivated him to come out. It was initially intended to be an inspirational tome but turned personal as Lemon worked on it. In Transparent, Lemon also discusses being abused and his lifelong estrangement from his father...