27 Facts About Adam Goldstein


Adam Goldstein developed a drug addiction as a teenager and was sent to the controversial rehabilitation center Straight, Incorporated.

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Adam Goldstein began deejaying in clubs in Los Angeles and joined the band Crazy Town in 1999.

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Barker and Adam Goldstein were the only two survivors of the 2008 South Carolina Learjet 60 crash, which killed the other four people on board.

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Adam Goldstein appeared as himself in several television series, contributed mixes to and portrayed a playable character in the video game DJ Hero, and filmed a cameo appearance for Iron Man 2.

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Adam Goldstein hosted the 2009 MTV drug intervention series Gone Too Far, and he appeared to be struggling with his addiction during filming.

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Adam Michael Goldstein was born on March 30,1973, in Philadelphia.

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Adam Goldstein witnessed his father openly using cocaine and marijuana throughout his childhood.

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Adam Goldstein said he began overeating as a way of dealing with anger and depression, becoming obese by the age of 10.

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Adam Goldstein disclosed that he was physically assaulted and spat on by staff while there.

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Adam Goldstein said that after he received this news he "exploded, " attacking one of his counselors.

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Adam Goldstein relapsed after 90 days, but subsequently restarted the program.

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Adam Goldstein was a guest DJ on an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in May 2006.

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That same year, Adam Goldstein began working at Caesars Palace, becoming the resident DJ of their nightclub Pure.

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Adam Goldstein dated singer Mandy Moore for two months in 2007 and remained close friends with her after separating.

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Adam Goldstein suffered third-degree burns to his arm and parts of his head.

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In December 2008, Adam Goldstein filed a civil lawsuit against the plane's charter company, Learjet and Goodyear tires; the suit claimed negligence on the part of the pilots, and a manufacturing defect on part of the plane.

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That same month it was reported that Adam Goldstein had split from Moore and was dating model Hayley Wood.

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Adam Goldstein was involved with Activision's DJ Hero video game, contributing original mixes to and appearing as a playable character.

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Adam Goldstein was the host of Gone Too Far, a drug intervention reality show for MTV.

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Adam Goldstein was struggling with his former addiction during the filming of Gone Too Far.

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BJ Hickman, an intervention expert who appeared in two episodes, noticed Adam Goldstein "had a moment" holding the crack pipe, and later felt the need to call his sponsor.

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Adam Goldstein refused to see his manager, but allowed his sponsor into his apartment, and consumed drugs in front of him.

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Adam Goldstein was found dead in his New York City apartment on August 28,2009.

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The New York medical examiner subsequently determined that Adam Goldstein's death was an accident caused by "acute intoxication" from a combination of cocaine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, lorazepam, clonazepam, alprazolam, diphenhydramine, and levamisole.

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Haley Wood denied rumors that an alleged recent separation from Adam Goldstein had contributed to his relapse, saying they had still been together at the time.

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In November 2009,800 pairs of Adam Goldstein's sneakers were listed on eBay to raise funds for the organization.

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Adam Goldstein posthumously won DJ of the Year at the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards.

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