Posts Tagged: suicide

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Everyone Hates Hyundai’s Suicidal ‘Pipe Job’ Ad

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How to sell a car: show a man trying to commit suicide, at least according to Hyundai.

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Police Officer Saves Suicidal Man in Colombia

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A distraught man at a Medellin train station tries to jump in front of an oncoming train, but his attempt is thwarted at the very last moment by a fast-acting police officer.

AUTO RACING

A Man Shot Himself At The NRA 500, Because Of Course He Did

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It's very difficult to share a news story that starts with, "a man shot himself at the NRA 500," and give it the proper gravity.

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Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer, Tried To Kill Himself

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Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan's life has gone to sh*t in recent years. His dog died. His wife left him. He invested poorly. Then came a suicide attempt.

AWFUL COVERS

Everything Is Now Officially Sports Related

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In talking with a friend of mine yesterday, after news broke that Mindy McCready had killed herself, he asked, “Who the f*ck is Mindy McCready.

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Rapper/YouTube Personality Freddy E. Live-Tweets His Own Suicide

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Someone was bound to live-tweet a suicide eventually, and that sad day has come: rapper Freddy E. tweeted his. WARNING: What follows is heartbreaking.

AUTOPSY

Tony Scott’s Toxicology: No cancer, just anti-depressants

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It would've been nice to know Tony Scott had inoperable brain cancer when he jumped off the San Pedro bridge - at least that would've been an explanation.

Heroes

Fireman Thwarts Suicide Attempt With Ninja Move

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A fireman risks his life to save a young woman trying to jump to her death.

CANCER IS AN ASSHOLE

Tony Scott had inoperable brain cancer

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UPDATE: Cancer rumor <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/10/tony-scotts-toxicology-no-cancer-anti-depressants-and-sleeping-pills" target="_blank">debunked</a>.

DEAD PEOPLE

Breaking: Director Tony Scott dead of apparent suicide

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Tony Scott, English director of Top Gun, True Romance, Crimson Tide, and about a million other things, the younger brother of Ridley Scott, apparently committed suicide Sunday by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Long Beach.

ANIMALS POOPING

Bad news for Twilight fans

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The bad news for Twilight fans continues today, as scientists have discovered that not only might your cat try to kill you <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/06/twilight-fan-cat-renesmee-attacks-her" target="_blank">for naming it Renesmee</a>, breathing in its feces has been linked to higher rates of suicide.

DEATHS IN SPORTS

Update: Junior Seau Is Dead

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According to a continually updating report from <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2012/05/02/junior-seau-shooting-police/" target="_blank">TMZ.com</a>, former San Diego Chargers linebacker and NFL 1990s All-Decade Team member Junior Seau has been involved in a possible shooting and may be dead.

MARK ZUCKERBERG

How Many People Will Commit Suicide Over The New New Facebook Redesign?

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I, like many people, have watched in amusement as people have <a href="http://slacktory.com/2011/09/reactions-facebook-top-news-feed/">driven themselves to the brink of madness</a> over subtle changes that have been popping up on their Facebook pages over the last day or so.

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‘Real Housewives’ Husband Commits Suicide

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I was really trying to avoid this story, because, well, I'm a hell of a lot more comfortable making jokes about <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/08/what-why-no-go-away-please" target="_blank">throwing pies at reality TV stars</a> than I am discussing depression and suicide.

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Ladies, No Man Is Worth Doing This Over

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Reports <a href="http://today.tumblr.com/post/5606465853/dressed-in-her-wedding-gown-a-college-student">the Today Show blog</a>: Dressed in her wedding gown, a college student identified only as Miss Li climbed out on the window ledge of the building in Changchun city in northeast China.

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LOL NEWZ: LIFE IMITATES FART

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Jokerswild sent me <a href="http://breakingnews.iol.ie/entertainment/story.asp?j=232849390&p=z3z85xx96" target="_blank">this article</a> about whether Owen Wilson's suicide attempt has affected the The Darjeeling Limited, in which he plays a possibly suicidal character.

BEN STILLER

OWEN WILSON PULLS OUT

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Owen Wilson has pulled out of Tropic Thunder to concentrate on his recovery, reportedly as a result of a mutual decision between he and director Ben Stiller.


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