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From: LA Times

Gerard Depardieu reportedly urinates on a plane; are alcohol and the bladder a bad combo?

Los Angeles Times:

In what could be turning into a nasty trend, French actor Gerard Depardieu reportedly urinated on the cabin floor of an airplane. A passenger interviewed on French radio said that Depardieu, who reportedly did the deed on a Paris-to-Dublin flight after being told by crew members to wait in his seat until after takeoff, appeared to have been drinking.

This isn’t the first time an alcohol-laced peeing incident has reportedly taken place on a plane, travel blogger Mary Forgione points out: Just this month, skier Sandy Vietze reportedly urinated on a young girl during a JetBlue flight.

There’s certainly a connection between alcohol and bladder control — as the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says, the bladder has nerves that signal the brain when the bladder is full — and alcohol may cause those nerves to fail.

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