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Mindy McCready Apparent Suicide  
User currently offlineSOBHI51 From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 4397 posts, RR: 24
Posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2170 times:

Quoting CNN

Country music star Mindy McCready was found dead Sunday at her home in Arkansas from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the local sheriff's office said in a statement. She was 37.
Very young age to commit suicide, RIP


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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7517 posts, RR: 42
Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2155 times:
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She was young for sure. Too young to committ suicide? I don´t think that exists. It´s a terrible, terrible tragedy and my prayers go for her two children.

User currently offlineAF1624 From France, joined Jul 2006, 696 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2117 times:

You have to be very courageous to self-inflict a gunshot wound. It doesn't look pretty at all.

RIP.



Cheers
User currently offlineQFA380 From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 2196 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2113 times:

Absolutely tragic for this to occur. I feel like suicide is one of those dirty things that society pushes under the rug; put in the too hard basket due to the myriad of causes and sheer impossibility of a cure. At least with cancer there's something to strive for; for crippling depression that leads to suicide, no drug will help and it so often happens to the most marginalised in society.

Quoting AF1624 (Reply 2):

You have to be very courageous to self-inflict a gunshot wound. It doesn't look pretty at all.

Courageous or depressed? When you're that depressed you'll do whatever.


User currently offlineltbewr From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13864 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2059 times:

McCready had serious problems with drugs, a well publicised custody dispute as to one of children over the last 10 years and an ex- who died under unusual circumstances. Despite her serious problems, she had access to a gun. One has to suspect she had serious underlying issues with her mental and psychological health that probably led to her drug use and now taking her life. She had been a significant Country music star, especially among women, in the mid-1990's and recently had been touring. Now her children don't have their mother, a mother has lost her child.

User currently offlineusflyer msp From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2026 times:

Quoting AF1624 (Reply 2):
You have to be very courageous to self-inflict a gunshot wound. It doesn't look pretty at all.

I could not disagree with you more. Suicide is for the weak and selfish...the courageous thing to do is to deal with your problems.

May Ms. McReady rest in peace and I hope her family is not too traumatized.


User currently offlinejfk69 From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 1428 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

She shot her dog as well....Screw her.

(let the flack begin)


User currently offlineconnies4ever From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 4066 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1964 times:

Who was Mindy McCready ? Never heard of her. Any suicide, though, is a tragedy on a family level.


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User currently offlineajd1992 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1942 times:

Odd way to kill herself. Most females do it in a "clean" way so there's very little out of the ordinary, men usually are the ones to shotgun themselves to death or something like that.

Either way, killing her dog is just cruel. What did the dog ever do?


User currently offlineAF1624 From France, joined Jul 2006, 696 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1932 times:

Quoting usflyer msp (Reply 5):
Suicide is for the weak and selfish...

There was a thread about just that topic recently on this forum, you should look it up.



Cheers
User currently offlineslider From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 7284 posts, RR: 35
Reply 10, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1932 times:

She was also linked romantically with Roger Clemens. It was a big to-do when he was doing his steroid testimony and all that...

Such a shame.


User currently offlineDFWHeavy From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 560 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1874 times:

First off, who cares that she killed a dog.. it's a dog and shouldn't even be discussed it's so unimportant.

Second, what makes this so sad is the fact that she has young children. They are the real losers in this. If someone doesn't have children, I don't really care what they do to themselves. But to leave your children in this manner is just unthinkable and beyond selfish.

I couldn't take my life because I would fear the ramifications as I stand before my creator. I hope she rests in peace since I know she has had a lot of issues, but a very selfish and detrimental act.



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User currently offlineL0VE2FLY From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 1972 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1838 times:

Quoting jfk69 (Reply 6):
She shot her dog as well....Screw her.

Maybe she loved her dog so much that she wanted it to be with her in the hereafter!



Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 11):
First off, who cares that she killed a dog.. it's a dog and shouldn't even be discussed it's so unimportant.

A lot of folks care, killing animals is not okay except for food.


User currently offlineMaverick623 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 6043 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

Quoting AF1624 (Reply 2):
You have to be very courageous to self-inflict a gunshot wound. It doesn't look pretty at all.

Not to mention that if you do it wrong (and there's plenty of pictures and video showing it), you won't die. At least not right away.



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User currently offlineluckyone From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 2778 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1816 times:

Quoting connies4ever (Reply 7):
Who was Mindy McCready ? Never heard of her. Any suicide, though, is a tragedy on a family level.

Youtube her. She was a very popular country music singer in the mid 1990's with several hits like "Ten Thousand Angels," Guys Do It All The Time," "Maybe He'll Notice Her Now," and "A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do." I remember when she came onto the scene. The chorus to her first hit song now is a bit more poignant, and morbid.

Lead me not into temptation
Heaven help me to be strong
I can fight all that I'm feeling
But I can't do it alone
Help me break this spell that I'm under
Guide my feet and hold me tight
I need ten thousand angels
Watching over me tonight


User currently offlinegarnetpalmetto From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5553 posts, RR: 51
Reply 15, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1797 times:

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 11):


First off, who cares that she killed a dog.. it's a dog and shouldn't even be discussed it's so unimportant.

Is that you, Michael Vick?



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User currently offlineidealstandard From France, joined Apr 2009, 424 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1712 times:

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 8):
Either way, killing her dog is just cruel. What did the dog ever do?

Maybe she was concerned it would starve to death?


User currently offlinemad99 From Spain, joined Mar 2012, 893 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1709 times:

Quoting idealstandard (Reply 16):
Maybe she was concerned it would starve to death?

Maybe she just wanted to check to see if the gun worked?


User currently offlineconnies4ever From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 4066 posts, RR: 14
Reply 18, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1705 times:

Quoting luckyone (Reply 14):
Quoting connies4ever (Reply 7):
Who was Mindy McCready ? Never heard of her. Any suicide, though, is a tragedy on a family level.

Youtube her. She was a very popular country music singer in the mid 1990's with several hits like "Ten Thousand Angels," Guys Do It All The Time," "Maybe He'll Notice Her Now," and "A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do."

Ah. Country. That would explain it. IMHO, country isn't music, it's just caterwauling. Grunge isn't music either, nor head banging. I don't pay any attention to any of it.



Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 19434 posts, RR: 50
Reply 19, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1633 times:

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 11):
But to leave your children in this manner is just unthinkable and beyond selfish.

I don't think she had the mental wherewithal to make that calculation....those children are going to need all the help in the world and then some to turn out healthy though, but...

Quoting usflyer msp (Reply 5):
Suicide is for the weak and selfish...the courageous thing to do is to deal with your problems.

...if people just tell them to man up maybe they'll forget their two parents blew their brains out 



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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6544 posts, RR: 29
Reply 20, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1605 times:

Healthy and 37. Nope, there is no excuse. If it comes out that she was about to die a horrible death I could understand it. A little bullshit in life when you are still pretty much a child in many ways.... No, it's not right.


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User currently onlineyyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16525 posts, RR: 54
Reply 21, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1525 times:

Quoting AF1624 (Reply 2):
You have to be very courageous to self-inflict a gunshot wound.

Courageous? No, more like selfish or cowardly.

Quoting jfk69 (Reply 6):
She shot her dog as well....Screw her.

I agree. Screw her for that. That makes me angry (the suicide, less so).

Quoting ajd1992 (Reply 8):
Most females do it in a "clean" way so there's very little out of the ordinary, men usually are the ones to shotgun themselves to death or something like that.

Perhaps, but look at the absolute proliferation of guns in the US. You can't compare methods of American female suicide to other Western nations when the US is such an outlier with its crazy gun laws.



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User currently offline3DoorsDown From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 376 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1485 times:

Quoting AF1624 (Reply 2):
You have to be very courageous to self-inflict a gunshot wound. It doesn't look pretty at all.

I don't think so. You have to be totally depressed and selfish knowing you are leaving two kids behind who have to live with the fact their mother blew her head off.

Quoting jfk69 (Reply 6):
She shot her dog as well....Screw her.

Totally agree.

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 11):
First off, who cares that she killed a dog.. it's a dog and shouldn't even be discussed it's so unimportant.

A lot of people DFW. Dogs usually don't deserve the cruelty that some of them get. Where as people quite often do things to themselves to bring it on. I feel sorry for the dog and kids. Not so much for Mindy.

Quoting garnetpalmetto (Reply 15):
Is that you, Michael Vick?

Certainly sounds like him.


User currently offlineDFWHeavy From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 560 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 1459 times:

Right, I'm Michael Vick.

The point here is that people are more concerned with a dog than that of human.. things like this are totaling corrupting the human race.

I don't condone things Vick did; however, it is not wrong to kill animals. It's sad with everyone so concerned about an animal. People need to be more concerned with people and not give such a damn about a pet. It's sicking when people are so attached to their animals and call them "their babies" or "their family". Get over it. It's a an animal. I like animals, but we need to focus on the tragedy here and that is Mindy's children... not stupid dog.



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User currently offlinearmitageshanks From Costa Rica, joined Dec 2003, 3934 posts, RR: 14
Reply 24, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1428 times:

Quoting connies4ever (Reply 18):
Grunge isn't music either, nor head banging. I don't pay any attention to any of it.

What year is this?

Great just to dismiss whole categories of music.


User currently offlineDeltaMD90 From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 8724 posts, RR: 51
Reply 25, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1428 times:

Quoting DFWHeavy (Reply 23):
but we need to focus on the tragedy here and that is Mindy's children... not stupid dog.

Implying you can't focus on 2 things at once? I don't think anyone here has more feels for the dog than the kids



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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 10961 posts, RR: 33
Reply 26, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1403 times:

Quoting DeltaMD90 (Reply 25):
Implying you can't focus on 2 things at once? I don't think anyone here has more feels for the dog than the kids

as a matter of fact, the kids can be lucky that she shot only the dogs.



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