Tatum O’Neal is thanking the police who busted her for buying drugs Sunday. "Just when I was about to change that and wreck my life, the cops came and saved me!" the actress tells New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser. She says the death of her Scottish terrier “seemed to set me off.”
"I'm eternally grateful, as sort of grim as the situation was, that I didn't get to do what my disease was telling me to do,” the 44-year-old recovering addict said.