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Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins' heart weighed more than twice the average man's heart: Report

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A postmortem exam of Taylor Hawkins' body reportedly found that the heart of the late Foo Fighters drummer was more than double the weight of that of an average man.

A Sunday report from the Daily Mail stated that authorities also purportedly discovered a white, powdery substance — among a myriad of other drugs — inside the rocker's hotel room following his Friday death.

What are the details?

The report noted that 50-year-old Hawkins' heart weighed "at least 600 grams," double the weight of the average male heart, which is said to weigh anywhere between 300 and 350 grams, and added that Hawkins died of a "cardiovascular collapse."

Previous reporting noted that Hawkins ultimately died with a mixture of 10 different drugs in his system including marijuana, opioids, tricyclic antidepressants, and benzodiazepines.

On Saturday, journalist Luis Carlos Velez tweeted, "Colombian authorities found: marijuana, antidepressants, opioids, heroine [sic]. At least 10 different substances found.” Velez cited Fiscalia Columbia, the country's attorney general's office.

Velez added that Colombian authorities also found an empty beer can, an opened vodka bottle, a Coca-Cola bottle, and more. Colombian newspaper El Tiempo noted that police also discovered "hallucinogenic drugs" inside the suite.

What else is there to know about this?

Hawkins was candid about his drug use in the past.

During a 2021 interview with Kerrang!, Hawkins detailed how he nearly derailed his life over drugs and partying and said that he was once "heading down a road that was going to lead to even worse paths" before he caught himself and righted his trajectory.

"I was partying in London one night, and I mistakenly did something and it changed everything," he recalled. "I believed the bulls**t myth of live hard and fast, die young. I'm not here to preach about not doing drugs, because I loved doing drugs, but I just got out of control for a while and it almost got me. I was heading down a road that was going to lead to even worse paths. Whether someone's sober, or they like a glass of wine with dinner, or they want a bottle of Jägermeister before they go on stage, or they like to smoke doobies all day long, everyone has their own path, and I took it too far."

He added, "I'm glad it got knocked on the head at that point. I wouldn't take anything away that I've done or been through either, because it's all part of the trip and the journey. I'm trying to be as candid as I can be."

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