Celebs Who Tried Committing Suicide & Failed

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Failure is something that we all have tasted even when we did not wish for the same! The sudden thought of not living anymore can make some of them even attempt a suicide. It's the same with celebrities as well. Here's a list to show the celebrities who had earlier tried suicide attempts but failed.

Accepting failure and working on improving it and trying on succeeding is something that we all need to do.

When you are a celeb, there is a lot more pressure on you about how well you handle your success and failures with grace. Thinking of giving up on life due to failure is nothing but sheer stupidity!

Here, in this article, we are about to share the list of celebs who tried committing suicide, however failed. And thank god for that!!

It is a good thing to see that they did succeed in whatever they did after their failed attempt of committing suicide.

So, find out more about these celebs who tried to commit suicide, but failed.

Elton John

Elton John is one of the biggest musicians in the planet. But, he struggled with his sexual preferences, as he was gay. He went into depression over a lost lover. He was found with his head on the gas stove by his friend, when he visited him. After overcoming his suicide attempt, he went on to win the Grammy, Academy, and Tony Awards for his music. He is still enjoying his life and success.

Eminem

He has been the iconic rapper since 1997, but as a kid, he suffered from depression, as his parents abandoned him. He became emotionally dependent on his girlfriend Kim who left him and never let him see his daughter. Just before the release of his single, 'The real slim shady' he attempted suicide; however, he survived the lethal dosage and his fans are still enjoying his piece of music.

Halle Berry

After the split from her partner, David Justice, she tried to commit suicide with Carbon monoxide poisoning. As she was inhaling it, she thought of her mother and stopped the gas intake. She vowed that she would never marry again. Since then, she has been a living example of feminism and has won several awards like the Oscar, Bafta, and Golden Globe Awards.

Ronda Rousey

She is one of the world's most popular female athletes. After the loss to Holly Holm, she gave a serious thought of committing suicide when she was stopped by a thought of seeing her boyfriend, Travis Browne, and then she scrapped the idea of suicide and currently, she has won the UFC titles for many consecutive years.

Owen Wilson

He is one of the known faces of Hollywood. He attempted suicide by slashing his wrist at his home in Santa Monica, but we all thank God that it was a failed attempt! After this, he gave us all hundreds of movies and television shows to be entertained thoroughly.

Britney Spears

She doesn't need any introduction, does she! She thought she might not be able to live up to her fans' and family's expectations and hence tried committing suicide. She also suffered from multiple personality disorder. Luckily, she overcame all this and went on to become one of the most celebrated 'Pop Star' in Hollywood.

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Story first published: Monday, September 12, 2016, 11:46 [IST]
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