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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:32 AM

 

Troubled country singer Mindy McCready shoots herself dead in home. She was 37

This is very sad. I in a small way, job related, knew her when she was just starting out around the time of her first record, and she was one that just could not handle the ins and outs of the commercial record industry(where having a record does not mean just singing it on record and performing, but 20 hour days doing really hard grunt work most who wanna be stars never anticipate who think its all glamour and $$$.
Very sad on this, it was though imho inevitable, especially after the events of last month.


http://www.npr.org/2013/02/18/172285683/singer-mindy-mccready-dies-in-apparent-suicide

Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37.
The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that McCready was found dead at a residence in Heber Springs from what appears to be a single, self-inflicted gunshot to the head. An autopsy is pending.


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McCready entered court-ordered rehab earlier this month after her father told a judge she was no longer taking care of herself or her children and was abusing drugs and alcohol. Her sons were put in foster care at the time, but it's not clear where Zander and Zayne were at the time of McCready's death.

McCready's longtime boyfriend David Wilson, the father of her younger son, died last month in Arkansas. Authorities found his body on the same porch where they discovered McCready's on Sunday, and his death also was investigated as a suicide

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Reply Troubled country singer Mindy McCready shoots herself dead in home. She was 37 (Original post)
graham4anything Feb 2013 OP
Skittles Feb 2013 #1
graham4anything Feb 2013 #2
graham4anything Feb 2013 #3
Berlum Feb 2013 #4
graham4anything Feb 2013 #5
no_hypocrisy Feb 2013 #6
graham4anything Feb 2013 #7
ProdigalJunkMail Feb 2013 #11
ScreamingMeemie Feb 2013 #8
a kennedy Feb 2013 #9
ScreamingMeemie Feb 2013 #10
graham4anything Feb 2013 #12

Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:35 AM

1. she was 37

a very troubled gal

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Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:35 AM

2. BTW it goes without saying God Damn guns and bullets.

 

Makes it so damn easy to do this.

While there are many other methods, it is too f'n easy to just one milisecond pick up
a gun and that's it.

No second chances, no someone can revive them, nothing. No even thinking about it prior.


All because of a gun and a f-n bullet.
Especially in the easy access area of the country she lived in.

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Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:41 AM

3. Roger Clemens,the disgraced baseball pitcher,had very weird relationship w/Mindy,15 at the time.

 

one of many things Roger Clemens never admitted to either.

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Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:51 AM

4. Someone will write a country song about this

guaran-damn-teed.

May these two souls find peace in some safe niche of that sweet, harmony-filled OpryLand in the Sky.

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Response to Berlum (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:59 AM

5. Mindy McCready-Maybe he'll notice her now (c)

 

"I'm coming home, Maybe he'll notice her now"


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Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 06:56 AM

6. Placing wagers this will be the lead story today on Good Morning America.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #6)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 07:24 AM

7. As it should be. And I hope they mention the link to Roger Clemens. Disgusting.

 

She probably was never the same after.

The guy is bad news. IMHO

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #7)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 09:00 AM

11. oddly enough... FoxNews got it...

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She made headlines again in April 2008 when she acknowledged a longtime relationship with baseball great Roger Clemens. Published reports at the time said she met the pitcher at a Florida karaoke bar when she was 15 and he was 28 and married.
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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #6)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 07:40 AM

8. Good. The more attention we give to mental health issues and preventing suicide the better.

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Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 08:21 AM

9. and who will take care of her babies.....

Zander, 6, and Zayne, 9 months.

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 08:56 AM

10. Her mother had custody of Zander for a while (not sure if she still does)

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Response to graham4anything (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 06:25 PM

12. Side note- Roger Clemens is also a good friend of the W Bush family.

 

for whatever that means.

(and guess it means he weasels out of everything like W did his whole life???)

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