STACEY Dash is an actress best known for her role as Dionne Marie Davenport in 1995’s Clueless.
Who is Stacey Dash?
Stacey Dash is an American actress, مؤلف, and former political commentator who once planned to run for office herself.
Dash came to fame in the movie Clueless alongside Alicia Silverstone in 1995.
Even though Dash was 28 years old at the time of filming, she played high schooler Dionne Marie Davenport in the movie, as well as in its subsequent TV show, which ran from 1996 ل 1999.
بشهر مايو 2014, Dash was hired as a contributor for cultural analysis and commentary for Fox News, لكن في يناير 2017, Fox announced that Dash’s contract would not be renewed.
في 2016, Dash released an autobiography titled There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to Conservative.
بعد سنتين, في فبراير 2018, Dash entered the election for California’s 44th congressional district as a Republican, but she withdrew from the race in March 2018.
What political party does Stacey Dash belong to?
Dash was a registered democrat who voted for Barack Obama in 2008.
في 2012, Dash switched affiliations, becoming a Republican, and she publically endorsed Mitt Romney.
منذ ذلك الحين, she’s very openly shared her conservative values, including her path to embracing them.
On the back cover of her autobiography, There Goes My Social Life: From Clueless to Conservative, it reads: “Stacey Dash is more than a very pretty face.”
“She’s someone who learned the hard way that the facts of life teach you lessons in conservatism.”
She goes on to list countless ways in which difficult situations in her life led her to believe that conservatives truly do have the best intentions of the people in mind.
What has Stacey Dash said about her addiction?
The Clueless star discussed her former life and addiction struggles on the October 14, 2021 episode of The Dr. Oz Show.
Dash, 55, confessed: “I lost everything” succumbing to her addictions.
The former star told Dr. Oz overcoming her addiction helped her deal internally with abusive parents who enabled her downfall.
Dash revealed she first tried drugs when she was eight years old, and when she was 16, her mother gave her her first line of cocaine.
في النهاية, she hit rock bottom and tried to end her life.
“I didn’t really remember until I was 17 when I tried to kill myself. It was at that time that I remembered that that happened to me, and I had already been very angry. I was a very angry, angry teenager.
“I became angry at I’d say around the age of 10 أو 11, which is when my mother finally left my father. Even though my home was unstable and my father was a heroin addict, I knew he loved me. He just couldn’t beat it. He couldn’t overcome the addiction.”
When asked how much money she had spent on drugs, Stacey estimated about $5,000 ل $10,000 each month.
“That’s what stopped me. كدت أموت,” لن تكون هذه حياة أريد أن أعيشها..
“My kidneys were so infected that my blood was septic, and my organs were shutting down.”
“وبالتالي, I got rushed to the hospital and I had to have a full blood transfusion and I was in there for three weeks.”
“And by the grace and mercy of god, I lived.”
Dash once again brought her addiction into the spotlight on September 1, 2022, when she learned about the death of rapper DMX, الذي توفي العام الماضي في ابريل 9, 2021.
Dash posted a video to her TikTok account in which she cries, admitting that she’d only just learned about the death.
“I’m ashamed,” she said through tears.
“I didn’t know…. DMX died, I didn’t know—from a cocaine overdose.”
She then said: “I am today six years and one month clean.”
“فإنه يكسر قلبي, it breaks my heart, he lost to it, he lost, he lost to that demon of addiction please, please don’t lose.”
What is Stacey Dash’s net worth?
بالنسبة الى المشاهير صافي القيمة, Dash has a net worth of around $100k.
This comes with the money from her acting career, book sales, and Fox News appearances over the years.