This Just In: Musicians Not Particularly Good At Picking Believable Fake Names For The Purposes Of Drug Trafficking
Special “you’re shitting us, right?” update! From the Albany newspaper story that initially broke the news of 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, and other musicians ordering illegal steroids through a shady online pharmacy:
“Between August 2005 and January 2007 Blige allegedly received multiple shipments from an Orlando pharmacy of Jentropin, a human growth hormone, and Oxandrolone, an anabolic steroid, in orders sent to her at the Beverly Hills Hotel, MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and Clay Gym in New York City.
At least one of the orders was mailed under the name “Marlo Stanfield,” which is the character name of a drug kingpin on the Baltimore-based HBO crime drama “The Wire.”
“[50 Cent] is alleged to have received shipments of steroids at his mansion in Farmington, Conn. in July 2006 an order was mailed to his residence under the name “Michael Jordan” and also at a residence on Oakmont Drive in Los Angeles. Steroids in his name also were mailed to the office of a Long Island chiropractor.”
I wonder what alias Wyclef used. Maybe H.R. Pufnstuf? Tiffani Amber Thiessen? Pras Michel?
Steroids Beyond Sports [Times Union]