Sad Times: Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attempted Suicide

- By Bossip Staff

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Celebrities Who’ve Attempted Suicide

Even celebrities have dark, sad moments that seem too much for them to get back from. So they see suicide as their only option. However, they made it through to the other side. If you’re ever too sad or think you can’t do it, take a look at these celebrities who pulled through.


Fantasia – She overdosed on Advil because she couldn’t take her breakup.

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Halle Berry – She admitted to attempting suicide after her divorce from David Justice via carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Drew Barrymore – She admitted to attempting suicide after rehab when she was 14.


Vanilla Ice – He tried to OD in 1994.


Tina Turner – She tried to end it in the 60s in the middle of her crazy traumatic relationship.


Terrell Owens – He allegedly tried to end it all in the middle of his career.

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    Sammy Davis, Jr. – He drove off a cliff on his wedding night of all nights.


    Eminem – He tried to OD on Tylenol after he broke up with Kim in 1996.

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    Ken Griffey, Jr. – He attempted suicide at 18 by taking 200 aspirin because he couldn’t handle the pressure of baseball.


    Nina Simone – She attempted suicide in the 1970s after being attacked in London.


    Mike Tyson – He drove his car off the road in 1988 in what was described as a suicide attempt.


    Richard Pryor – That whole setting himself on fire thing? That was a suicide attempt.

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    Walt Disney – It was rumored that he attempted suicide in his biography.

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    Gary Coleman – He tried to OD on sleeping pills in the 90s.

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    Paris Jackson – She attempted suicide when she was just a teen.


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