These fortunate celebs suffered through extremely depressing times, reminding us all that even those we idolize are still just as human as the rest of us. That goes to say, suicide is an incredibly serious issue, and many of these examples prove how alone even a person you might think has everything in the world can really be.
Although most know Ozzy might have controversially lent reason to suicide for a number of people after releasing a song entitled "Suicide Solution", the singer admits he struggled with suicide himself as a teenager. He attempted suicide multiple times, his earliest at just 14.
Famous, or now infamous, ex-girlfriend of Mick Jagger attempted suicide after their breakup near the end of the 1960's. As a result of her continued mental instability, she lost custody of her and Mick Jagger's child. We wonder where the Rolling Stones found their baby sitter.
Michael Jackson's daughter almost killed herself in 2013, after learning from biological tests that her father may not have, in fact, been Michael Jackson. She later explained she idolized her father so highly that this tragic news lead to her overdosing on pills and cutting her wrists before being rushed to the hospital, where she was later put into rehab for a time.
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For a guy mostly full of smiles, 1988 brought shock to baseball fans around the globe when he attempted suicide by ingesting over 200 Aspirin pills. At the time, he explained, he wanted to escape a growing number of insults directed at him from fans, as well as continued arguments from his father.
Famous singer Nina Simone couldn't deal with stress during her tough career in the 1970's. She attempted suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills, but was luckily found and revived before the damage could be done.
Peter Fonda suffered the tragic loss of his mother to suicide when he was only 10 years old. Although he calls it an "accident", many people believe that he was also trying to commit suicide when he shot himself in the stomach, still, at only 10 years old.
The famous comedian suffered from depression over his life and career until he stabbed himself with a knife multiple times in 2010. He was rushed to the ICU and released after surgery the day after, and was soon back to his job within months of the incident.
2005 brought with it a swath of virus-filled emails explaining that Michael Jackson, while still at that time standing accused of child molestation, had attempted suicide. Jackson was soon after found not guilty, sparing the King of Pop any shame in the aftermath of it all, but some sources still claim that he did attempt suicide that December, contrary to the falsified spam emails. With his mysterious death a few years later, these claims seem a bit more plausible than before.
Drew Carrey suffered immensely during his childhood, as he was a victim of sexual molestation by an unknown assailant and tragically lost his father before his 20's. As a result, the famous Price is Right and Whose Line Is It Anyway host attempted suicide twice through pill overdose at 18, and then again at 20.
American Idol winner Fantasia gathered a whole lot of unwanted attention over her affair and resulting breakup in 2010. While most tabloids alluded to Antwaun as the unfortunate reason she attempted to overdose on a combination of pain meds that year, she later told the media that it was a combination of a throat tumor, home foreclosure, and poor music-business related returns that ultimately caused her strife.