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Lily Allen admits to drug dealing

The singer 'wasn't very good at it though'

Lily Allen
Lily Allen has admitted to drug dealing – but says she wasn’t very good at it.

Speaking in this month’s edition of NME's sister title Uncut, the star said she dabbled with selling substances in her teenage years – but now doesn’t even have the time to take them.

She said: “I was a drug dealer in Ibiza at 15. I did not excel in drug-dealing – I was terrible at it. Golden rule with drug-dealing; don’t get too enthusiastic with your own merchandise.

“But I haven’t done drugs for a while now. Too busy. I’d like to say work and sex have replaced drugs. But there’s not been enough time off work for sex. This must change.”

Also in this issue famous fans pick their favourite Beatle, Shane MacGowan on the making of The Pogues' festive classic ‘Fairytale Of New York’, Richard Ashcroft answers your questions and Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood recalls the moment where his bandmate Keith Richards famously fell out of a tree.

Plus there’s a free CD featuring the best in new psychedelia, all the latest music and movie reviews. Uncut is onsale now at all good newsagents, priced £4.20.

Go to Uncut.co.uk for more information.

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