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NEWSMAKERS: Stoner Keanu

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May 08, 2001 | 3:19am EDT

Keanu Reeves just says yes!

In the latest issue of Vanity Fair, "The Matrix" star admits that he’s “had wonderful experiences” with drugs, adding that “I mean REALLY wonderful.”

Reeves says that the drugs he took years ago taught him about different perspectives on life and helped him reach personal epiphanies.”

The 36-year-old actor denies that he has any vices these days, although that seems to be a matter of perception.

"I just don't relate to them as vices. ... I don't consider smoking a vice," he says.

Michael Douglas in 'Traffic'

'TRAFFIC' IS TOPS IN DALLAS: Steven Soderbergh’s crime drama “Traffic” was voted the best film of 2000 by the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, Daily Variety reports.

The group also voted Soderbergh as the year’s best director for the film. Ang Lee’s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” was the runner-up.

Russell Crowe was named best actor for “Gladiator” while Laura Linney took the actress nod for “You Can Count on Me.”

Albert Finney received supporting actor kudos for `"Erin Brockovich," and Kate Hudson was named best supporting actress for "Almost Famous."

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER HOME: Hollywood newlyweds Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have reportedly purchase a house in Bermuda for $2.5 million, Reuters reports.

The island’s daily newspaper, The Royal Gazette, reported that Douglas signed the agreement to buy a five-bedroom home with a swimming pool and two cottages. The real estate agent handling the sale confirmed the purchase and said that the actors were looking for a home that would provide a safe environment for their 5-month-old son Dylan.

BRIDESMAIDS TO BE: In the nuptials department, Rachel Leigh Cook tells Hollywood.com that she and Rosario Dawson will be bridesmaids when MTV DJ Carson Daly and "American Pie" actress Tara Reid tie the knot.

Reid’s next project is the film version of TV’s “Josie and the Pussycats,” which will be released April 6.

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