Rumors that Robert Pattinson had a drug addiction have been greatly exaggerated. The “Twilight” actor was reportedly high on ketamine, a drug more commonly known for its hallucinogenic effects, when he partied with his friends in Amsterdam last month. Reports of his drug use caused his fans around the world to lose their minds, but it’s important to understand the truth about this ‘shietless’ (or ‘sickless’) legend.

The Ketamine Rumor

First off, let’s get one thing straight: Robert Pattinson is not an addict. He has never been an addict. Ever. This myth that has sprung up around him is one of the greatest examples of rumors gone wild. The fact is, he had the flu at the time and was treated with Tylenol and antibiotics. The only thing he has been known to abuse is alcohol. But that’s another story. Back to the issue at hand.

So, while we’re all distracted by the frenzy over his recent health issues, it’s important to put this rumor in its proper place. We’re not talking about him being addicted to cigarettes or sleeping pills here. No, we’re talking about ketamine, a dissociative drug that’s been around since the 1950s. It’s also known for its hallucinogenic properties. And before we go any further, let’s be clear: ketamine is a dangerous drug that some doctors consider to be an “exit drug,” or a drug used to wean patients off of other substances, like heroin or benzodiazepines. It is, in fact, the date-rape drug melaçonide.

What Is Ketamine?

Ketamine is an anesthetic and analgesic that is often prescribed for horses as well as humans. It is also used as a mood booster and to treat depression. In human medicine, it is mainly used to treat chronic pain, especially in cases where cancer or surgery is required. Ketamine has also become popular among celebrities as a means of getting high. In fact, Chris Brown recently posted a photo on Instagram of himself and Brown Bedding, the musician Drake and the actor/singer Rihanna. The caption read, “Us tonight…high as all hell.”

If you’re unfamiliar, the cocktail of Brown Bedding and Ketamine is known as ‘K2,’ and it’s a dangerous drug combination. Even more disturbing is that some people believe that Drake is responsible for naming this combo after himself. While there’s no disputing that the combination is spectacular, it’s also incredibly dangerous, especially if you’re not medically trained or experienced in taking narcotics – especially when taken together. The fact is, anyone can become addicted to almost any drug. It takes a truly gifted doctor to be able to wean a patient off of their addictive substance.

Why Did People Think He Was Addicted To Ketamine?

Throughout his entire career, Robert Pattinson has maintained a level of mystery when it comes to his private life. He keeps his personal relationships and his work life separate, and his fans adore him for it. Most people know very little about the man behind the movie roles, and this has helped fuel the excitement around his health issues. It is no secret that he’s been through a lot in his life, and he’s guarded his private feelings and struggles. The only thing that people know for sure about him is what’s presented in the media. And, unfortunately, there’s a lot of inaccurate information out there. It wasn’t long ago that his problems with alcohol were being openly discussed. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he opened up about his past drug use, saying, “I did a line of coke when I was 20 once, and it was the worst experience of my life. It destroyed my social skills and judgment, and I didn’t know what was going on for the first few days.”

Of course, this isn’t the case. He’s not an addict. Let’s put this to rest now. Still, it’s important to remember that there are a lot of falsehoods and rumors surrounding him and his recent health issues. A lot of people are still under the false impression that he’s an addict, so it’s important to clear the air once and for all.

It wasn’t just the ketamine rumor that came out of nowhere. There were other stories doing the rounds, accusing him of sleeping with multiple women. Again, these are just rumors. He hasn’t commented on any of these allegations, and, as far as we know, they’re all false. This brings us to another important point. No matter what your opinion is of Robert Pattinson – whether you agree with him or not – it’s important to keep in mind that he is a man and he lives his life how he wants to. He isn’t doing this to hurt others or to get attention. It’s just who he is. This is an important distinction to make. He has every right to remain private and to live his life how he wants to. And it’s our duty as human beings to respect that. At the end of the day, no matter what your opinion is of Robert Pattinson, the truth is he’s not an addict. He hasn’t been an addict since he was a child. He wasn’t a victim of any kind of addiction. And he shouldn’t be held responsible for how others chose to interpret his recent health issues or his private actions. He isn’t a celebrity for being famous. He is famous for being himself.