proves that fame and fortune are not enough to be happy.
We tend to think that
celebrities are 'blessed' because they joyfully accumulate colossal sums in their
However, it's not all a bed of roses for famous people.
can fell into depression and it does not matter how rich or famous you
are. Even superstars can commit suicide.
1. The rapper Freddy
E. was 22 years old when he shot himself after breaking up with his girlfriend.
Before committing suicide, he posted a poem on Twitter.
2. Misty Upham
was found dead. Experts said that she threw herself from the edge of a cliff in
3. Michael Alonso
was born in 1965. He became a professional wrestler and he was best known as
Mike Awesome. In February 2005, he hanged himself.
4. Vincent Van
Gogh, a famous painter in the history of art, fell into a deep depression. His
mental condition led him to take this drastic decision at the age of 37.
5. David Foster
Wallace, a depressed American writer, hanged himself at the age of 46.
Chubbuck died in July 1974.
The reporter had
her last scoop the day of her death. She decided to kill herself live on tv.
7. Jeff Alm
committed suicide at the age of 25, in December 1993
Jeff, a famous
football player of the team “Houston Oilers”, fell into depression because he
caused his best friend’s death in a road traffic crash. After that, he shot
8. Aaron Swartz,
a computer genius, was born in November 1986. He contributed to create
important web technologies. He decided to kill himself after being convicted of
fraud and was sentenced to 50 years´ imprisonment.
9. Hunter S.
Thompson honored his profession until the day of his death. He was badly
injured. Before committing suicide, at the age of 67, he wrote a note to his
wife saying: “the football season is over”.
Hemingway, an alcoholic and depressed writer, shot himself with a shotgun in
1961. He was a prestigious novelist who was born in July 1899.
Prinze was consumed by drugs. The singer committed suicide in January 1977 when
he was 22.
12. Sylvia Plath
was 30 years old when she died. The poet put her head into the oven to kill
13. Terry Kath
was 31 years old the moment he died. The singer was playing Russian roulette
when he deceased.
Arenas (July 1943 – December 1990) was a Cuban writer who succumbed to a drug
15. Assia Wevill
was born in May 1927 and died of suffocation in an oven, in 1969. The lady
killed her children before committing suicide.
Woolf was 59 years old when she decided to stop her life. She drowned in a
river that was near to her house.
17. Diane Arbus
cut her veins and died. She was a 48 years old photographer.
18. James Whale
drowned in his own swimming pool. He was
67 years old and suffered from depression. Before dying, James had minor
strokes and his brain was damaged.
19. Wendy O.
Williams, a punk singer, committed suicide in 1998.
20. At the age
of 32 the American poet Hart Crane jumped from an ocean cruiser. His body was never
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