They were supposed to have kicked their bad habit together. A partnership in blow became a commitment effort to get clean. And for a while they were successful.
But he was the weaker one. And he’s been using again for a while.
The problem, one of many obviously, is that when he’s cranked, he’s also very aggressive. Some say he’s mixing his powder with some muscle juice and the coke/steroid combination brings out the roughneck which has presented many challenges for his publicist.
Fortunately his publicist is almost as clever as Jessica Biel's. Was able to turn spin a recent skirmish into an heroic rescue. The truth is, he was so jacked up on the good stuff he had to take it out on someone else’s head.
As for his wife...well she has a boyfriend. His name is Jesus. With her new devoutness has come an almost unbearable sanctimony, not to mention intolerance – for his lifestyle, for his binges – so much so that they are finding it increasingly difficult to be together, though like the Beckhams, they are a brand too.
One big happy family...fraud!
* Update 7/29 - Lainey has eliminated: Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale, Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith, Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick, Sean Penn & Robin Wright Penn, Katie & Peter, Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin, Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis, Tobey Maguire & Jen Mayer.
* Our top guess: Faith Hill & Tim McGraw *