Cameron Douglas

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After 7 Years Behind Bars, Michael Douglas' Son Is Out

Cameron Douglas had been scheduled for release in early 2018

(Newser) - Cameron Douglas, son of Michael, had been scheduled for release from prison in early 2018, but the New York Post reports he's out. What began in 2010 as a five-year sentence for dealing drugs was nearly doubled two years later when the actor's son confessed to having heroin... More »

Michael Douglas to Eric Holder: Let Me See My Son

Advocate launches campaign

(Newser) - Michael Douglas hasn't seen son Cameron, who's in solitary confinement, in a year—and he's been told he won't be able to see him for two more years, he revealed at the Emmys. So Tony Papa, a Drug Policy Alliance activist and an advocate for Douglas,... More »

Douglas Son Drove Zeta-Jones Split: Source

But another source says couple just drifted apart

(Newser) - What's behind the Michael Douglas-Catherine Zeta-Jones split ? A source tells Radar that Douglas' son, Cameron, who has struggled with drugs and is currently in jail, became "a big divide between Michael and Catherine." Cameron was never close to his stepmom, so while Michael has been "... More »

Cameron Douglas Fails Drug Test, Sent to Solitary

Latest in long line of prison struggles for Michael Douglas' son

(Newser) - The troubles continue for Michael Douglas' son Cameron: He's currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for drug dealing, yet even while on the inside he was busted for doing drugs. He failed a urinalysis earlier this month and was sent to solitary confinement, a source tells the New York ... More »

Son of Michael Douglas Badly Hurt in Prison

Mobster puts bounty on Cameron for being a 'rat'

(Newser) - Michael Douglas' drug-dealing son suffered a nasty injury that looks like the result of "prison justice," the New York Post reports. Cameron Douglas, 34, showed up at the sick bay of his Pennsylvania prison with a broken finger and a broken femur—but a femur "is hard... More »

Judge Nearly Doubles Douglas Sentence

Actor's son gets extra 54 months for smuggling drugs in jail

(Newser) - Telling Cameron Douglas he was the most reckless defendant he'd ever had in his courtroom, a federal judge has nearly doubled his five-year prison term. Michael Douglas' 32-year-old son confessed to having heroin and pills smuggled into the prison where he was serving time for drug dealing . Judge Richard... More »

Michael Douglas' Son Admits Smuggling Drugs in Jail

Cameron Douglas says he's had drugs behind bars for months

(Newser) - Cameron Douglas has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into jail in the middle of a sentence for heroin possession and meth trafficking. "God knows I'm sorry about this situation," Michael Douglas' 32-year-old son said in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday. Douglas was taken from prison and is being... More »

Douglas: Cameron Was 'Trying to Kill Himself'

I'm a much better parent now, Michael says

(Newser) - In his first interview since son Cameron was sentenced to five years in prison, Michael Douglas calls the sentence “adequate” and takes responsibility for his “absentee” role in Cameron’s childhood. “Look, my son was a drug dealer and he’s been trying to kill himself for... More »

Michael Douglas' Son Sentenced to 5 Years

Cameron Douglas faced up to 10 years on drug charges

(Newser) - A New York judge has sentenced actor Michael Douglas' son to five years in prison on drug charges, calling it his "last chance to make it." Federal Judge Richard Berman announced the sentence today after hearing Cameron Douglas apologize and admit that he had squandered a lot of... More »

Douglas Begs Judge: Show Cameron Leniency

Michael's letter joins long list of missives by famous pals

(Newser) - As Cameron Douglas awaits sentencing today on drug dealing charges, dad Michael is joining other family and friends in begging for leniency. Michael’s handwritten letter paints a picture of a child pressured by the two generations of fame that came before him and surrounded by other family members who... More »

Take Pity on Meth-Dealing Cameron Douglas

Hollywood life brought 'isolation and loneliness'

(Newser) - There are some downsides to being a celebrity’s son (apparently, it can lead you into drug dealing), but it has its upsides—like all the famous friends who will support you when you’re due to be sentenced for said drug dealing. Cameron Douglas’ famous father, grandfather, and stepmom—... More »

Michael Douglas: I Put Career Before Son

Now, he's trying to end destructive father-son cycle

(Newser) - Michael Douglas’ family has a history of difficult father-son relationships, but as son Cameron faces 10 years behind bars on drug charges, Douglas talks with Vanity Fair about second chances—with his own father, with Cameron, and with his youngest children. “My priorities were very similar” to father Kirk’... More »

Michael Douglas' Son Pleads Guilty in Meth Case

Cameron Douglas faces minimum 10-year sentence

(Newser) - Michael Douglas' son Cameron is facing a prison sentence of at least 10 years after pleading guilty to dealing huge quantities of crystal meth and cocaine. Cameron, 31, was arrested at a swanky Manhattan hotel last year with $10,000 in cash and a load of crystal meth. Prosecutors say... More »

Danza's Next Job: High School Teacher

Plus, a Kardashian is pregnant, and more

(Newser) - Who’s the boss? For a few Philadelphia 10th graders, it could be Tony Danza. The actor wants to temporarily transition into teaching as part of an A&E reality show, the Inquirer reports. The mayor is on his side, saying Danza “is dedicated to enriching the young people... More »

Gal Pal Busted for Smuggling Heroin to Cam Douglas

(Newser) - The girlfriend of Michael Douglas' elder son has been busted after trying to smuggle 19 glassine envelopes of heroin to her boyfriend, police told the New York Post. The drugs were hidden in a black bag carrying an electric toothbrush and delivered to Cameron Douglas, 30, at mother Diandra Douglas'... More »

Douglas Son Busted for Meth

(Newser) - Michael Douglas' son has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a large amount of crystal meth with intention to sell, authorities told the New York Post. Cameron Douglas, 30, was busted last week at a Manhattan hotel in an undercover operation that allegedly nailed him with some $18,000 worth... More »

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