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Kathy Griffin Reveals She Attempted Suicide in 2020

Comedian Kathy Griffin revealed that she attempted suicide last year and struggled with a pill addiction after her controversial 2017 photos with a bloodied President Donald Trump mask almost ended her career. Griffin, 60, also announced on Monday she is being treated for lung cancer even though she never smoked. Griffin has been sober for just over a year and still considers herself an addict.
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Kathy Griffin Reveals She Attempted Suicide in 2020: 'It Became Almost an Obsessive Thought'

Kathy Griffin is opening up about the darkest chapter of her life, which included a suicide attempt in 2020. The comedian, who announced her lung cancer diagnosis on social media Monday morning, discusses the news in an interview airing tonight on ABC News' Nightline. She also delves into her mental health journey, her addiction to pills, a suicide attempt, her newfound sobriety and more.
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Kathy Griffin details 2020 suicide attempt, secret pill addiction

You never know what goes on behind closed doors. Kathy Griffin outlined to ABC the dire personal straits she found herself in while on tour in 2017, including battling an addiction to prescription drugs. During the “Laugh Your Head Off” tour following her controversial photoshoot with Tyler Shields that showed...
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Third Officer Who Responded To Capitol Riot Has Died By Suicide

A third officer who responded to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has died by suicide, police confirmed Monday. The officer, Gunther Hashida of D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, was found deceased in his home Thursday. “We are grieving as a Department as our thoughts and prayers are with...
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Officer who responded to US Capitol attack is third to die by suicide

A third police officer who defended the US Capitol during the 6 January insurrection by extremist supporters of Donald Trump has taken his own life, Washington DC’s Metropolitan police department confirmed on Monday. Officer Gunther Hashida, who was assigned to the emergency response team within the special operations department, was...
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Third Officer Who Defended US Capitol Dies by Suicide

A third law enforcement officer who defended the U.S. Capitol against the mob attack on Jan. 6 has died by suicide. Officer Gunther Hashida was found dead in his home on Thursday, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed. He served as an officer for more than 18 years, joining the department in 2003. Hashida was 43.
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The Psychological Autopsy of Men Who Die by Suicide

Men are four times more likely to die by suicide than women. Men who work in law enforcement, corrections, and other public safety and first responder roles are at an increased risk of suicide. The psychological autopsy is an exceptional tool in trying to piece together why a loved one...