We've all heard the rumour about Stevie Nicks blowing cocaine up her rectum. While a few have apparently tried this method of administration, she denies it:
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"But of course that never, ever happened. That is an absurd statement. It's not true. Maybe that nasty rumour came from the fact that people knew I had such a big hole in my nose, which of course didn't stop me from doing cocaine one little bit..."
Well, perhaps the rumour can also be traced in a convoluted way to an allegation made in The Secret Life of Bill Clinton by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard. We know Clinton was a Fleetwood Mac fan. He was also very tight with Don Tyson of Arkansas based Tyson Foods, whose operations were a front - or really, a "back" - for cocaine smuggling and distribution. According to Beverly Weaver, an undercover narc for the Arkansas State Police...
"There were loads going out with the chickens," she explained. "They'd put the coke in the rectums of the chickens, live chickens. That's how they'd move it." - Pg. 278
But on a more serious note, we should perhaps be less concerned with illicit substances being transported in poultry, and more about what is being inserted into the very DNA of salmon, creating monsters of the sort that is rumoured of a more current pop star...
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