EXCLUSIVE! Afrikaans singer in DRUG and NUDITY scandal
The Juice can this afternoon exclusively reveal that girlband singer Talana Vuren has been embroiled in a drug and nudity scandal.
The singer, who is part of Afrikaans pop band MWAH, has been accused of abusing the recreational drug CAT. Sources have revealed to The Juice that over a period of several months, Talana would often get "wasted and high".
"There was one night where she had to receive medical attention because she took so many drugs," says a source. "She was always going out and partying and abusing drugs. Those close to her were very worried," explains an insider.
Photos of an almost-naked Talana are in the possession of The Juice. It's understood these were taken on a night of an extreme drug binge, where Talana eventually passed out and was put onto a drip. "It was bad. She took so many drugs. She almost overdosed... everybody was worried about her," says the source.
TALANA: "I WAS AN ADDICT BUT I'M NOW ON THE PATH TO RECOVERY"
Talana has spoken to The Juice about the claims, admitting that she used to have a problem. "I was addicted to CAT but got the help that I needed," she told us.
But she claims she's turned her life around and now wants to educate young women about the pitfalls of drug abuse.
Talana explained that she got involved with the wrong crowd who were deep into drug use. "I think it can happen to anyone who gets involved with the wrong crowd," she added.
The singer also confirmed claims that she had to be put on a drip to hydrate her one night. "I was put onto a drip by paramedics who were off-duty and were friends of mine. I got sick because I took too many drugs but I wouldn't say I was dying," she said.
When asked about the nearly-naked pics, Talana admitted that she had no idea about them as she hadn't seen them. "It probably was one of the nights that I was quite high," she admitted.