1 “Excruciating” Night With Quentin Tarantino Made Grammy-Winner Quit Cocaine Addiction

Grammy winning singer was done with cocaine after she spent one night with Quentin Tarantino.

1 “Excruciating” Night With Quentin Tarantino Made Grammy-Winner Quit Cocaine Addiction

SUMMARY

  • Fiona Apple struggled with cocaine addiction when she visited Quentin Tarantino with Paul Thomas Anderson.
  • The actress revealed that listening to the two directors brag to each other proved to be a nightmare.
  • After hearing their conversations, the singer instantly decided to quit cocaine, once and for all.
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Working with Quentin Tarantino is always a magical experience for every actor due to his distinctive way of directing his movies. Even when not on the set, Tarantino exudes a strong influence on people. Singer Fiona Apple once revealed that she spent a night at Tarantino’s house after consuming cocaine with her then-boyfriend, Paul Thomas Anderson. After hearing their conversations, the singer was done with her cocaine addiction.

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Quentin Tarantino in From Dusk Till Dawn
Quentin Tarantino in From Dusk Till Dawn

Over the years, Apple has consumed various drugs and even developed an alcohol addiction. However, her cocaine addiction instantly ended when she heard the two legendary directors talk about movies that one specific night.

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Fiona Apple quit cocaine after spending one night with Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino and Fiona Apple in an episode of Iconoclasts (2005)
Quentin Tarantino and Fiona Apple in an episode of Iconoclasts (2005)

In her 2020 interview with The New Yorker, singer Fiona Apple revealed that Paul Thomas Anderson and Quentin Tarantino effectively made her quit cocaine.

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Recalling that “one excruciating night” she spent at Tarantino’s house with her then-boyfriend Paul Thomas Anderson, she claimed that listening to their conversations was a nightmare for her:

“Every addict should just get locked in a private movie theatre with Q.T. and P.T.A. on coke, and they’ll never want to do it again.”

The singer joked that she couldn’t listen to the two legendary directors “brag” to each other, so she just decided to quit the drug.

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Also read: “He’s a real jerk”: Mathew McConaughey Made Quentin Tarantino Cry With His Tearjerking Scene in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Fiona Apple developed a drug and alcohol addiction while dating Paul Thomas Anderson

Fiona Apple. Source: The New Yorker
Fiona Apple. Source: The New Yorker

Paul Thomas Anderson and Fiona Apple started dating in 1997. Apple revealed that the two became the “it” couple but the story was different behind the scenes. Anderson had anger issues and often said “cruel things” to her in public. Their relationship came to an end in 2000 and Anderson went on to date actress Maya Rudolph in 2001.

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Thanks to her talent, Apple has established herself as one of the best musicians of this generation. She has bagged various prestigious awards and nominations, including three Grammy Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and a Billboard Music Award.

Related: Quentin Tarantino and James Cameron Fell in Love With Robert Pattinson’s Twilight Despite Film’s Incredible Backlash

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