Lionel Richie's Bassist Reportedly Stabbed Himself After Eating Weed Brownies

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND - JULY 11:  Lionel Richie performs on stage at Auditorium Stravinski on July 11, 2015 in Montreux, Switzerland.  (Photo by Edu Hawkins/Redferns via Getty Images)

Lionel Richie's Bassist Reportedly Stabbed Himself After Eating Weed Brownies

Sources say Ethan Farmer was found bleeding out in his apartment.

Published June 5, 2017

Ethan Farmer, best known for his bassist talents with R&B-soul legend Lionel Richie, suffered an unfortunate attack that sources say was self-inflicted after ingesting marijuana-infused brownies or cookies, TMZ reports. 

According to the site, a caller dialed 911 Tuesday night (May 29) to report Farmer as a stabbing victim. When paramedics arrived at his San Fernando Valley apartment, he was found bleeding and was rushed to the hospital. TMZ further reports that sources revealed he had consumed weed edibles with friends while in his home before violently stabbing himself in multiple places around his body.

TMZ further reported that since Friday (June 2) the 42-year-old instrumentalist has been hospitalized, but his condition is currently unknown. Fortunately, the site adds, he revealed that he was recovering but shared no further information.

Prayers go up, Ethan! 

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Edu Hawkins/Redferns via Getty Images)

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