Robert F Kennedy Jr’s VP pick Nicole Shanahan 'required an IV infusion' after too much drugs and alcohol at party

Robert F Kennedy Jr’s VP pick Nicole Shanahan 'required an IV infusion' after too much drugs and alcohol at party
Nicole Shanahan is a Silicon Valley lawyer who is currently Robert F Kennedy Jr's running mate (Getty Images, @NicoleShanahan/X)

SILICON VALLEY, NORTH CALIFORNIA: Nicole Shanahan, Robert F Kennedy Jr's running mate, was famous for using cocaine, ketamine, and psychedelics, according to a report.

The ex-wife of Google founder Sergey Brin also partied in Silicon Valley on a regular basis. She got "so intoxicated by drugs and alcohol that she required an IV infusion" at a party in 2021, according to a New York Times report.

Shanahan allegedly threatened to harm herself during the course of negotiating both of her divorces from Brin and a tech investor who ended their 2014 marriage after learning that she and Brin were having an affair, according to The New York Times.

Nicole Shanahan's divorce from Sergey Brin contributed to her billionaire status

According to the Times story, Shanahan's divorce from Brin last year played a significant role in her becoming a billionaire.

A mysterious transfer of more than $800 million in Google parent company shares was made by Brin last year, and which appeared to be a divorce settlement, according to multiple attorneys.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Nicole Shanahan and Sergey Brin attend the 2020 Break
(L-R) Nicole Shanahan and Sergey Brin (Getty Images)

According to the Times story, which drew information from more than 20 interviews, Shanahan "has omitted and embellished parts of her history."

According to Kennedy's campaign, Shanahan attended a private high school in California on an athletic scholarship,

However, the institution stated to the Times that "it had never offered scholarships." But Shanahan did get financial assistance. 

Her campaign biography also highlights that she studied economics, Asian studies, and Mandarin at the University of Puget Sound in addition to running varsity cross-country.

The Daily Beast claimed that neither the team's coach nor a number of the runners on the roster could recall her; the coach subsequently verified that Shanahan had competed in just three races prior to withdrawing.

Nicole Shanahan paid $200K to lifestyle photographer for PR article

In 2021, Shanahan paid over $200,000 to a lifestyle photographer to capture her images for an article titled "Nicole Shanahan Is Fighting the Good Fight" in San Francisco Magazine.

The story also detailed her efforts to position herself as a model of philanthropy, similar to Jeff Bezos's ex wife Mackenzie Scott. Shanahan had hired a publicist for this purpose, the Times reported.

Nicole Shanahan once had a fling with Elon Musk

The report also claimed that Musk and Shanahan attended her birthday celebration in 2021 and had a good time. They partied again at the Art Basel festival in Miami, this time at an event thrown by Musk's brother Kimbal.

The outlet claimed that after she and Musk "took ketamine," they "disappeared together for several hours." The Times added that Shanahan later acknowledged to Brin that she and Musk had slept together, citing three unidentified sources.

Reports of their relationship have been openly refuted by Shanahan and Musk.

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