[Blind Gossip] If you are puzzled over why these celebrities would simply give a friend a huge amount of money, this might provide a little context.
The money from the benefactors might not have actually been to help the other celebrity. It might have been to silence him!
[The talkative celeb] was losing it. Low on cash, totally unstable, and too much airing of private issues. [His benefactors] were really worried that he would start talking about them and their “private” relationship with him. Easier to just give him some money so he’s not freaking out every five minutes and doing something stupid.
So, that wasn’t help money. That was hush money.
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