David Cross: I snorted cocaine 65 feet from Obama

Taylor Bigler Entertainment Editor
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Sometimes people do things just to say they did. For David Cross, that means doing illegal drugs just feet from the President of the United States.

The comedian, known for his role as wacky Tobias Fünke on “Arrested Development,” admitted to Playboy that he snorted the white stuff in Obama’s presence at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in 2009.

“It was a tiny granule of coke that I put on my wrist and said, ‘Watch this. I need a witness.’ And then I ducked under the table and did it,” he told the gentleman’s magazine.

“It wasn’t like I got high. The jolt was similar to licking an empty espresso cup. It wasn’t about that. It was just about being able to say that I did it, that I did cocaine in the same room as the president. I’m not proud of it, nor am I ashamed of it.”

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