James Reid and Anne Curtis have tested negative for illegal drugs, their talent agency said in a statement.
This is in response to several tabloid reports linking both Reid and Curtis to the use of illegal drugs such as methamphetamine (shabu) and THC (marijuana).
According to the Viva Artists Agency (VAA), the reports are nothing but “unfounded rumors.”
“These reports were broadcast on AM radio and published in several tabloids with only an unnamed ‘pusher’ as a source and with no further evidence to support the claim,” VAA said. “Ms. Curtis and Mr. Reid are aware of and give importance to the influence of artists in society as role models to the youth.”
“Thus, VAA and its artists have taken the initiative to publicize the results to inform the public of the truth and to show support for the government’s campaign against illegal use of drugs,” the statement concluded.
The statement issued Tuesday afternoon also showed the laboratory results from Hi-Precision Diagnostics in Mandaluyong City, a medical laboratory licensed by the Department of Health and accredited with the Dangerous Drugs Board. (MNS)