Larry King Struggles with Wife Shawn Southwick’s Possible Suicide Attempt

| June 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

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In a sad twist it appears that Larry King’s wife Shawn King may have intentionally ingested an overdose of her depression and anti-anxiety medications. On May 2nd Shawn King was found by her father unresponsive in bed with empty pill bottles surrounding her. Shawn’s father immediately called 911 and she was rushed to a local hospital.

It has now become common knowledge that the infamous CNN Journalist Larry King and his wife of 13 years Shawn Southwick King have been having marital difficulties to the point of filing for divorce. Shortly after halting their divorce proceedings, the couple came face to face with another serious situation; Shawn King was hospitalized for what police may be considering a suicide attempt.

Sources close to Shawn King are claiming that she has been battling depression for years but has never shown any signs of wanting to intentionally hurt herself. Friends and family are stating that they can not imagine her wanting to leave her children and family by taking her own life.

Those close to Larry King are stating that he is obviously completely distraught over the situation and that he loves his wife. Larry King has been quoted saying “I am extremely supportive of Shawn, Reports that we have fought are absolutely false. I love her dearly. Our marriage is still together and I am staying very close to our children, who we love immensely. We shall go through this difficult time intact as a family.”

No information has been release confirming whether or not it was a suicide attempt or an accident. All the family is saying at this time is they need their privacy in dealing with these sensitive matters.

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