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Stallone Caught with Human Growth Hormone

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So remember last month when Sylvester Stallone and posse were stopped by customs in Australia and detained for a few hours? We never knew what he was stopped for, so we wondered. Weapons? Sex toys? Cocaine?

Well, tonight we found out that the "Rocky" actor faces charges of importing a banned substance: muscle-building hormone. From an AP story:

Prosecutors said Tuesday that 48 vials of human growth hormone were found with the actor. The hormone is officially considered a performance-enhancing drug in Australia and it cannot be imported without a permit from the government. The maximum penalty for bringing it into Australia illegally is a fine of $86,000 and five years in prison. Stallone is unlikely to face the maximum penalty.

Now we know that most 60-year-old actors like Sly try to not go gently into that good night and hit the Botox, lipo or whatever else their plastic surgeons can think of. But this
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anti-aging treatment seems a little excessive even for Tinseltown, doesn't it?

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