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DEA Probe in Ledger Case, Spears Sees Sons Again, Richie on Broadway?

February 28th, 2008 Posted in Celebrity Gossip

People.com is reporting that doctors in California and Texas are under investigation by federal drug authorities in the matter concerning Heath Ledger?s death.? Ledger, 28, was found dead in his New York apartment on January 22.? An autopsy concluded that he died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.? The Drug Enforcement Administration subpoenaed Ledger?s autopsy report soon after the results were announced.?? The DEA is trying to find the source of the prescription drugs which included Oxycontin and Vicodin and whether they were prescribed legally.? Other drugs found in the actor?s system were Valium and Xanax.? Ledger was in the midst of shooting his latest movie, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.? His role will be completed by a trio of actors, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell.?

Britney Spears had her third visit with her sons in a week.? Spears? father, Jamie and her psychiatrist, Dr. Lee Sadja, were present for all visits as part of a visitation agreement reached with her ex-husband Kevin Federline on February 22.? Saturday marked the first time she had seen her sons since the standoff at home on January 3.?

Perezhilton.com is reporting that Nicole Richie may be considering taking a role on Broadway as Roxie Hart in Chicago.? She is said to be thinking about moving to New York City to take on the role recently played to favorable reviews by Ashlee Simpson.?

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