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Owens: I Never Tried to Kill Myself

9/27/2006 5:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Terrell Owens says he did not attempt suicide and any notion he swallowed 35 pain pills is absurd.

Owens was taken to a hospital Tuesday night after his publicist, Kim Etheredge, called 911 and reported what she believed to be a suicide attempt. Etheredge, who also spoke at the news conference, says the police were wrong when they said she told them Owens was depressed.

Etheredge says she became alarmed when Owens seemed unresponsive, but insists it was not a suicide attempt.

Owens says he's ok now and wants to suit up and play in Sunday's game. Owens denies that he was feeling depressed and also thanked his friends and fans for their support.


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Ida Clair    

Those pills jumped in my mouth on their own! Really!

2892 days ago

Iowa Girl    

he's a publicity junkie, not pill junkie.

2892 days ago


I find it funny, Terell says he passed out on a table while a doctor was tending to his hand, his publicist says he passed out during dinner. I smell a cover up.

2892 days ago


You go Boy! Play that game and bring Dallas back. God Bless You!

2892 days ago


Looks like a Publicist named Kim Etheridge could be out of a job soon.

2892 days ago


Bull.. just another attempt at attention from this washed up guy. The media stopped listening to him whine, so now he's trying something else.. then again.. no one really cares

2892 days ago

Aunt deb    

I'm with you Kate. This story stinks. This always happens with stars. I guess that's why they pay their publicist the big money. To clean up the crap after they make a mess of things.

2892 days ago


The boy who cried wolf! Wait until he REALLY tries it, then no one will care.

2892 days ago


Being a huge Eagle's Fan I don't care much for TO but after hearing this I started to feel sorry for him. Now I'm thinking what a joke, it was probably a publicity stunt and so Im back to not liking him :P

2892 days ago


if kim do lose her job...i'll take real good care of him.

2892 days ago


I hope they get him some help! Obviously the guy has problems!

2892 days ago


terell was really crazy for doing that but why would ppl say he attempted suicide thats stupid come on ppl of the world dont say things unless you know that it is the truth pleazze

2892 days ago

Bi-Polar Hippie    

You know,*t happens..... thing like that happen sometimes,...On many occaisions have I drank out of the clorox bottle instead of the glass of tea on accident. Okay,..I am kidding..... I am a TO supporter, yeah he's a drama mama, but hes a damn good player. The only thing that bothers me about him is how he addresses the cowboys as "this team" instead of "we/us".
And yeah he's got big money to throw if it is a cover up,..but in his defense, he's worked for it and backed up his playing skills.

Get'cha popcorn ready, cause its gonna be a show................(reminder, keep the mothballs and supplements in a seperate drawer)

2892 days ago


I hope he didn't try to kill himself! With Terry's hand and now this? Who will I throw to?

2892 days ago


The media loves to pick on T.O! He feeds right into it......................

2892 days ago
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