The latest evidence is contained in a photo that Hollywood musician Mario Fanizzi posted on his Facebook page, Nov. 17.
Rest assured, Rob is far from being caught red handed doing lines like other famous celebrities.
Pattinson is simply posing for a fan photo with Fanizzi, but in the background someone is holding what could be a packet of cocaine. Then again, maybe not.
It’s too hard to tell exactly what it is. TheImproper enlarged the photo 400 percent and it definitely appeared to be a small ziplock bag commonly used for cocaine.
Robert Pattinson Alleged Cocaine Connection
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It appears to be filled with a white substance, but beyond that nothing else is conclusive.
The second question is whether it’s connected to Rob. There’s no evidence that it is, or isn’t. The person, who is off camera, may have held it in the photo to suggest Rob was doing cocaine, but that’s purely conjecture at this point.
In typical half-full, half-empty fashion, gossip sites are filling in the blanks to draw their own conclusions.
The photo showed Pattinson “happily posing” with the white powder, according to gossip site RadarOnline.com. Except for the fact that it’s being held behind Rob’s back. It’s clear he doesn’t know what’s going on.
Other sites have noted how Rob’s eyes seem “glazed over.” Whatever is causing that isn’t cocaine. The powdery drug is a stimulant not a depressant. Rob looks like he’s drunk, smoked pot or simply tired since the photo was taken early in the morning.
Many of these sites are invested in a Rob cocaine connection since they likely repeated a story that appeared in always questionable Star magazine three weeks ago. It claimed Rob went on a “drug bender with gal pal Dylan Penn.” GossipCop knocked down the story shortly after it was published.
radaronline is owned by the same company that owns Star magazine, so you know it’s going to play up the cocaine angle.
Other dubious reporting related to this story includes claims that Pattinson’s “team” warned him to quit womanizing and partying. But none of the recent reports about “womanizing” are true. One gossip site also claimed Rob is jeopardizing his movie career.
But he has two films in post-production and four more lined up for 2014 and 2015. Hardly sounds like he’s screwing up his career.
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