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Gordon Ramsey on Coke

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HolyShmoly Thu 19-Oct-17 21:15:10

Anyone watching this?
I swing between assuming at least 50% of people I know dabble in coke and being really shocked that so many people take class A drugs. But that's probably because I never noticed when people were taking drugs in clubs until people would point it out.

Someone lost a shit ton of money in that toilet that was pure blue.

JaneJeffer Thu 19-Oct-17 23:15:41

So now it's unacceptable to smoke a cigarette but it's fine to get shitfaced on coke and drive your kids around in a car. Progress.

Oblomov17 Fri 20-Oct-17 12:03:21

Watching with interest.
UK imports 30 tonnes per year. More than any other country in Europe. That’s odd. I wonder why?

“Tony is disturbed by the rising use of cocaine. “

“The demand for cocaine in the UK is at an all time High”

Maybe someone needs to address why that really is, then?

AnonEvent Fri 20-Oct-17 12:09:33

I didn't watch this programme, but did they make the point that the reason demand for cocaine is at an all-time high could be that the grown-ups that are taking coke now (i.e. not the carefree teens) are often the same people who took speed, ecstasy and MDMA in clubs in the 90s/early 2000's - and their lifestyle now precludes them from taking club-drugs (serious jobs, children, no time for three day come-downs), and cocaine is easier to take and carry-on reasonably normally?

Oblomov17 Fri 20-Oct-17 13:58:03

Holy, they didn’t talk about any of the reasons. But I totally agree with you.

But it was in Every single one of Gordon Ramsay restaurants - male and female toilets in his restaurants and also all his staff toilets.

so staff? this is a young 17-21-year-old people working for him, plus older maitre-de/ all the older chefs. everyone.

Plus lots of Joe public : young people, 20’s, 30s ,40s , all ages surely?

Susiesoap7 Fri 20-Oct-17 16:26:25

Can't stand the man! I think his cookery programmes have hit the dust, so he needs a new bandwagon! I thought he had a problem with drink or drugs I might be wrong though. Gross

FucksakeCuntingFuckingTwats Fri 20-Oct-17 16:28:55

One of our friends is a chef and my brother use to be. Cocaine is absolutely rife in that industry, in our area anyway.

NotAgainYoda Fri 20-Oct-17 19:47:13


I agree.

Tartyflette Sat 21-Oct-17 00:52:59

Yup, cocaine use in restaurant kitchens is commonplace. DC is in a parallel occipation and has lots of contacts in the business and hears mucho gossip, especially in el expensivo places..... With three stars.... And celebrity chefs...

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