A Robert de Niro book of darkest secrets by Shawn Levy is getting enormous attention for its contents that are just now emerging about the A-list Hollywood actor. Web Pro News reports November 29 that the actor who appeared in such films as “Mean Streets” and “Taxi Driver,” that he was a heavy cocaine user. He was even with good friend, John Belushi, before he died from a drug overdose at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles. Belushi’s death was a result of mixing heroin and cocaine.
Levy claims in the book that de Niro feels responsible to some extent for Belushi’s death even though they discussed using heroin as a form of method acting for an upcoming role Belushi had. Both stars were method actors for roles they took on.
When it comes to De Niro’s life with women, Levy focuses on his relationships with Uma Thurman, Whitney Houston, and Naomi Campbell. The actor allegedly was abusive to the women he was with and had a bad temper. He was adamant with on of his lovers to get an abortion, according to the biographer. The Robert de Niro book of darkest secrets by Shawn Levy is eye-opening, but it’s unknown what is true. The report adds that Levy admires and respects de Niro. He covers a broad range of the actor’s life, background, and films he’s made the last 40 years.
Robert de Niro hasn’t commented on the book of dark secrets that Shawn Levy wrote.