Hunter Biden Describes Time When He Was ‘Smoking Anything That Even Remotely Resembled Crack Cocaine’

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Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, recalled his substance addiction issues Sunday, saying he used to smoke “anything that even remotely resembled crack cocaine.”

Biden opened up about his struggle with substance abuse on CBS Sunday Morning, where he claimed he “smoked more Parmesan cheese than anyone.”


“You would wake up some mornings – I shouldn’t even say some mornings, ’cause you slept for, like, 15 minutes at a time – and be looking for crack, and just smoke whatever was there?” CBS correspondent Tracy Smith asked. (RELATED: ‘Not That I Remember’: Hunter Biden Casts Doubt On Claim He Dropped Laptop Off At Delaware Repair Shop)

“Yeah. I spent more time on my hands and knees picking through rugs, smoking anything that even remotely resembled crack cocaine. I probably smoked more Parmesan cheese than anyone that you know, I’m sure, Tracy! I mean, I went one time for 13 days without sleeping, and smoking crack and drinking vodka exclusively throughout that entire time,” Hunter said.

He also recalled how then-Vice President Joe Biden once “ditched his Secret Service” to visit him while Hunter was experiencing major problems with drug and alcohol addiction.

“I said, ‘What are you doin’ here?’ He said, ‘Honey, what are you doing?’ I said, ‘Dad, I’m fine.’ He said, ‘You’re not fine,'” Hunter told CBS.

Hunter Biden was discharged from the Navy Reserve for failing a drug test in 2014, according to NBC News. Following his brother Beau Biden’s death, however, his addiction got only worse, CBS reported.

He also talked about his relationship with Beau’s widow Hallie.

“I think people were confused by it. And I understand that. I mean, I really do. To me, it’s not something that is difficult to explain. Because it came out of a real overwhelming grief that we both shared. And we were together, and trying to do the right thing,” Hunter explained in the same interview.