Posts tagged "suicide"

LPGA Golfer Erica Blasberg’s Death Ruled A Suicide

In May of this year, I wrote about promising, young LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg, who was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada, the day she was supposed to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 25, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Quotable: Fantasia Confirms Overdose Was A Suicide Attempt

“I didn’t have any fight in me. I didn’t care about anything. I just wanted out. At that moment, I wanted out. I wanted it to be over with –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 23, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Why Are So Many Afghan Women Killing Themselves?

More bad news out of the Middle East: Fresh off Time magazine’s cover story on the state of Afghanistan (with accompanying extremely disturbing cover photo), a new report from Afghanistan’s…

Julie Gerstein | August 11, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Fashion Video Attempts To Sell Suicide As Sexy, Fails

Ryan McGinely directed this fashion video for the South Korean brand Lewitt in which model Abbey Lee Kershaw plays the part of a woman who kills herself by…

Susannah Breslin | August 2, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Worried After Suicide” Responds

Thanks to reader ACooper’s suggestion, we now have a new feature called “Dear Wendy Updates,” in which people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they…

Wendy Atterberry | June 21, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Tila Tequila Fakes Suicide Attempt

Will some explain to me how Tila Tequila has fans anymore after her antics over the past year? Well, apparently people do still care. Over the weekend, Tila wrote on…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 7, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Porn Actor Wanted For Murder Falls To His Death

Stephen Clancy Hill, the porn star charged with killing one colleague and injuring two others, committed suicide after an 8-hour police standoff on Saturday. He had been at large since…

Kelli Bender | June 7, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Supermodel Noemie Lenoir Attempted Suicide

French supermodel Noemie Lenoir, who has modeled for Victoria’s Secret and Gap, among others, is recovering in a hospital after being found unconscious in a forest as a result of…

Annika Harris | May 13, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Mom Committed Suicide”

My boyfriend’s mom committed suicide a couple of days ago, most likely from stress from her divorce, financial issues, and selling of their house. Right now he has the support…

Wendy Atterberry | April 29, 2010 - 3:00 pm

9 Teens Charged After Classmate Commits Suicide

Nine Massachusetts teens were charged today with statutory rape, violation of civil rights, criminal harassment and disturbing a school assembly in conjunction with a bullying incident. Back in January, 15-year-old…

Ami Angelowicz | March 30, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Model Daul Kim Commits Suicide In Paris

The writing was on the wall. Twenty-year-old model Daul Kim, who authorities believe committed suicide yesterday, gave indications that she felt pressured by the fashion industry on her blog,…

Annika Harris | November 20, 2009 - 3:30 pm

France Telecom Suicide Epidemic Now Tallies 25

It sounds like something out of a mind-control horror movie: France Télécom, the European telecommunications giant, has now seen 25 of their employees commit suicide in the past 18 months.

Leonora Epstein | October 16, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Parents Blame Facebook For Their Daughter’s Suicide

Here’s the saddest news ever: Holly Grogan, a 15-year-old Catholic schoolgirl in Britain, jumped off a road bridge and killed herself last week, allegedly after a barrage of mean messages…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Woman Jumps In Front Of Train, Search For Body Ends In Her Bed

French police were hurriedly searching for the body of a 58-year-old woman who threw herself in front of a train on Tuesday, assuming the 93 miles-per-hour impact would have sent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Webcam Records Woman’s Suicide Attempt

“Your daughter is going to die right now” were the words that jarred Mohamed Hossain from sleep yesterday in Phoenix. His daughter tried to hang herself after her boyfriend, whom…

Annika Harris | July 8, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Mother Saw Suicide As The Solution To Foreclosure

A 53-year-old mother and wife committed suicide in Taunton, Mass. soon after faxing a letter to her mortgage company saying by the time they foreclosed on her house later that…

Annika Harris | July 24, 2008 - 7:30 pm
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