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Katie Hopkins Tweets About Taking Ketamine After Collapsing In South Africa

Katie Hopkins Tweets About Taking Ketamine After Collapsing In South Africa

The former 'Apprentice' star made the comment in a tweet today

Chris Ogden

Chris Ogden

Katie Hopkins has tweeted a picture of herself receiving medical attention while in South Africa.

In a post on Twitter earlier today, Katie thanked the South African emergency services for 'putting me back together', adding '*ketamine 1 / Hopkins 0'.

Alongside the post the former Apprentice star and controversial pundit shared a worrying photo of her receiving an injection from paramedics while lying face down on the pavement.

"Grateful thanks to the South African emergency services for putting me back together," Katie cryptically captioned the photo. "Leaving it all on the road, to tell the truths not being told. *ketamine 1 / Hopkins 0)"

The message implies that Katie took ketamine, which is a Class B substance in the UK and is sometimes prescribed to sufferers of epilepsy, a condition which Katie is known to have previously suffered from.

However, the exact circumstances of how and if Katie came to ingest the drug are not yet known.


Katie is currently in South Africa documenting 'the violent, ethnic cleansing of white farmers by armed, black gangs', according to her blog HopkinsWorld.

"It's infuriating, it's heartbreaking," Hopkins wrote. "And the world doesn't care. Or at least the mainstream media doesn't care. Do you?

"Every day I've been down here, I've produced a short video clip of what I've seen. Brave men and women who are still fighting for their land, for their families and their future. And so many who have been killed or wounded."

Katie is currently crowdfunding the project in the hope that a TV channel will eventually bid for the broadcasting rights.

The media personality is having a hard time of late as she is currently facing a hefty legal bill after losing a libel case with the food blogger and political activist Jack Monroe.

In 2015, Katie sent two tweets to Monroe accusing them of scrawling on war memorials and calling the blogger 'social anthrax'. That led Monroe to sue Katie for defamation.

A judge ruled in Monroe's favour last year, ordering Katie to pay Monroe £24,000 in damages and £107,000 in legal costs. Katie's application to appeal the decision was refused last month.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: World News, Entertainment, Celebrity, Drugs, Katie Hopkins