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'Police Academy' Star Bubba Smith

Died from Diet Pill Overdose

11/2/2011 9:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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"Police Academy" star and NFL legend Bubba Smith died from taking too many diet pills ... this according to the L.A. County Coroner.

The Coroner just released the actor's causes of death -- the first of which was "acute phentermine intoxication." Phentermine is the generic name for a weight loss medication.

According to the Coroner, other conditions that may have contributed to Bubba's death include heart disease and hypertension.

Bubba -- who was a towering 6'7" -- passed away on August 3rd. He was 66.

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iii22iii    

Just beeper of hermens hermits still has`nt aged after all thses years is he plastic or human ****ie clark 5?.If he is pregos than bubba must have dropped the soap again before he pilled out

898 days ago
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iii22iii    

If justin beepers is pregos than bubba had to have hit that as they were seen everywhere togather after hermans hermits broke UP

898 days ago
18.

Rich     

Bubba was one of my favorite people. Rest in peace my friend.

898 days ago
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Mick Jagger    

It's amazing how the brainwashed idiots say marijuana which has never killed anyone in recorded history should be illegal...if anything all these chemicals and pills should be banned.

898 days ago
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ruthhancock    


I joined this website "Get Official Samples" and i got free stuff from it, it took about a week for me to receive? something i actually wanted so just join them and it is easy and free

898 days ago
21.

james    

poor guy! I only take safe diet pills, im taking pro-10 ultra lean and no sides as yet. Long live the best sound fx guy ever

792 days ago
22.

Lisa     

My dr just gave a prescription for this med!

777 days ago
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