CNN’s Richard Quest arrested for drugs in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York judge ordered CNN reporter Richard Quest to undergo six months of counseling on Friday after Quest was arrested in Central Park for possession of a controlled substance, his lawyer said.The British reporter is known for his boisterous and quirky style, especially on CNN International. He was arrested at 3:40 a.m. on Friday in New York’s Central Park for being in the park after a 1 a.m. curfew.

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Ehhh…. hrrrmphh…. hmmmm….

Well, what can I say? I heard a weirder version of this story this morning on the radio which involved a rope, and erm, well, use your imagination. I’m not sure what to think here. I’ve always enjoyed his show, especially traveling internationally when watching CNN International, and come and think of it I’ve always kinda wanted his job. Hmmm, is it time I drop out of school and pursue the career I’ve always wanted? Sadly I don’t have the nice accent he does, but I promise not to do anything that dumb if chosen!

Richard Quest is even a FlyerTalker. Here’s a promo for a show of his in which Randy Petersen, the founder of FlyerTalk, is featured:

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