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Gordon Ramsay's brother caught with heroin ...

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oxocube Thu 22-Feb-07 16:56:37

in Bali where drug smuggling can mean the death penalty although the news reports say he could face 10 years in prison as he was carrying a small amount.

southeastastra Thu 22-Feb-07 17:03:30

really that's awful, he'll be in for a rough time

JARM Thu 22-Feb-07 17:05:30

I feel really sorry for Gordon, after reading his book, Humble Pie, it tells of his brothers drug issues and how he has tried so many times to help him (paying for rehab etc) and nothing has worked.

The way he ended the part about his brother sounded as if he wouldnt be suprised if something like this happened.

oxocube Thu 22-Feb-07 17:10:52

The news report said that he (Gordon) had sent out representatives to try to help his brother but from the little I've read, I don't think they'll get a very sympathetic response. How awful - I'm trying to imagine if this were my brother.

paulaplumpbottom Thu 22-Feb-07 17:24:26

I don't like Gordon Ramsey, but I do sympathise with his situation. My sister is into drugs and I don't even know how much money we have given her to try to get her on her feet or how many hours we have spent begging her to stop. Its a bad situation to be in.

FluffyMummy123 Thu 22-Feb-07 17:24:56

Message withdrawn

danceswithnewboots Thu 22-Feb-07 17:27:54

not a surprise but sad.

southeastastra Thu 22-Feb-07 17:36:38

was he smuggling it in or just caught with it>? where did you see the report

oxocube Thu 22-Feb-07 17:40:17

On the Yahoo homepage, SEA. It looks like it was for personal use as opposed to dealing.

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