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IN Celebrities ON 18 Aug, 2015
The journey to stardom was definitely not effortless for them. They all were normal humans before earning the fame. These celebrities have experienced several ups and downs and even tried to end their life.
For many of them, the pressure of stardom, several unfortunate disorders, depression and drug addiction became the reasons behind their suicide attempts. Popular celebs like Britney Spears have more than one suicidal attempt record. Thank God, they survived the incidents but sadly, many among them are no more with us as they met eventual death. Let's go through the list of stars who tried to kill themselves.
According to an unauthorized biography, Britney made two suicidal attempts.
Life history of Diana says that she tried to commit suicide five times after her marriage to Prince Charles.
At the age of 14, Drew attempted suicide by cutting wrist with a kitchen knife.
Elton tried to end his life by sticking his head on a gas stove. Later, he wrote a song "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" related to the incident.
Once Berry herself told media that she attempted suicide when her marriage to David Justice broke.
Owen tried to kill himself by cutting his wrist in 2007.
In 1969, when he was high with drugs, Cash attempted suicide.
In her autobiography, Tina revealed that she attempted suicide in 1986.
In 1996, when his then-girlfriend Kim Scott tried to end their relationship, Eminem attempted suicide by drug overdose.
In 1962, Elizabeth Taylor attempted suicide.
Ozzy Osbourne attempted to kill himself several times. His first suicide attempt was at the age of 14.
In 1980, Richard attempted suicide by firing himself.
Brigitte underwent sleeping pills overdose to kill herself in the 1950s.
In 2005, when his wife asked for divorce, Danny attempted to commit suicide.
Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson attempted to kill himself when he was under depression and drug addiction.
Pop King Michael Jackson attempted suicide by drug overdose during his troubled days.