He represents goofy, lovable folks who don’t have a bad bone in their bodies to the rest of the world. But according to his pals, Owen Wilson is a man who has both a vibrant side and one filled with “demons”.
Wilson believed that his love for the young and attractive Kate Hudson was more valuable than his life. As a result, when he saw her making out with another man, he chose to take his own life.
According to reports, Owen, 39, made an attempt on his life last summer after splitting with Goldie Hawn’s daughter.
When a 911 call was placed from Wilson’s Santa Monica house on November 28, it was determined that the event was an “attempt suicide.” Wilson had been a part of the Ben Stiller film Tropic Thunder and was suffering from a heroin addiction.
According to a source who spoke to Extra, Wilson’s brother, Luke Wilson, found him dazed at home after attempting to commit suicide by overdosing on drugs and even slitting his wrists, according to Fox News. He was first taken to St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica by the paramedics, and he subsequently received treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
The “Wedding Crashers” star’s most committed relationship ended badly in 2007 when he was accused of being uncommitted by Kate Hudson.
Kate is said to have dated Owen during her six-month separation from now-ex-husband and Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson. They first met while shooting the comedy You, Me, and Dupree.
A life-threatening incident for the gold-haired actor resulted from the couple’s breakup after only six months of the storied love.
Photos of the “Almost Famous” actress spending intimate moments with her new partner Dax Shepherd emerged shortly after they broke up, and it seems that this is what sent Wilson off-balance.
Wilson’s close friends claim that despite the fact that he was said to have been quite angry after their separation, their breakup was not the cause of his suicide attempt.
The New York Post said that he may have slashed his wrists and overdosed on drugs because of a dispute with a close friend.
Wilson’s neighbors were shocked to hear an ambulance when the event occurred. They never saw the Wedding Crashers star as a troublemaker. “All the neighbors like him, he’s a friendly guy,” Betty Miller remarked. “He never has any crazy parties or does anything wrong.”
However, when the actor’s close pals discuss his darker side, they show that he’s far more complex than the model for the joyful slacker parts he has been portraying. “It’s very upsetting. People are complicated. It’s not just one thing,” one of his friends commented. He has reportedly also experienced depression in the past.
“It’s hard. He’s such a wonderful person. He’s such a great guy and so smart and just… nice. We’re just hoping he gets better,” a source at the time reportedly told the New York Post.
According to Polly Platt, “It’s impossible. He’s far too full of life and is at the prime of his career.” Talking about the series of events that led to him needing treatment after a suicide attempt, Patt said, “Owen was very despondent. He slit his wrists. He almost did not make it.”
Soon after feeling better, Wilson issued a statement through his spokesperson pleading with the media to respect his privacy.
“I respectfully ask that the media allow me to receive care and heal in private during this difficult time,” the statement said.
According to Us Weekly, Wilson had been heavily addicted to heroin and cocaine for months prior to the self-harm episode.
Seven months after the alleged suicide attempt by Owen, the couple is back together and planning to be married next year.
After Owen proposed to Kate in Miami, Kate was seen with a sizable diamond ring on her engagement finger.
Hudson was overjoyed at the prospect of being hitched to Wilson. This, however, was short-lived, and shortly afterwards they ended it.