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Tony Scott

Suicide Note

Does NOT Reveal Motive

8/24/2012 7:11 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0824_tony_scott_gettyTony Scott did not explain why he decided to take his own life in the suicide note he left for loved ones ... but did offer a final emotional farewell ... TMZ has learned.

Sources familiar with the investigation tell TMZ ... the note was "short and sweet." Tony said in the note he loved his wife and his 2 kids -- Max and Frank.

We're told Scott's wife has not told investigators about anything that might have triggered a suicide, although as we first reported she did tell investigators Scott did NOT have brain cancer or any other significant medical problem.

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SMASHED    

It's nobody's business TMZ. He is dead ... that 't it. Let's show some respect for his family. RIP Tony Scott.
Condolences to the family.

769 days ago
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Joe    

Selfish coward ! People can compliment him all they want because of his movies. I liked his movies too. But by him taking his own life is so wrong. Imagine having a loved one do this to you. You will never be able to say good bye. You will never be able to say I love you one last time. You will never be able to smile and look into that persons eyes. And his two kids will grow up without a father. I know death happens. I accept that. But this coward made it happen. That was so wrong ! It was so wrong what he did to his loved ones. How dare him write that he loved his family and do what he did. Total selfish coward !

769 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

People always want to believe, when somebody has done something like this, it's because something was "wrong" with them. I think sometimes people kill themselves just because they feel like it.

769 days ago
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Flavio Sousa    

He was a brilliant director and we will miss him.

769 days ago
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MrHarrybawls2010    

Just think of all that he will be missing. He will never get to see all these nude photos of "prince" Harry's freckled azz.......=(

769 days ago
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thegreatamericandesertreturns    

MURDOCHs kingdom is falling down tony also fell with it.he was murded and his body placed in the river and a stunt double mislead the public into thinking it was suicide.TMZ`a interest in this is,is to distract the public by making tony look mentaliiy ill.Tong was fine until he was beated to death and dumped in the river to shut him up

769 days ago
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thegreatamericandesertreturns    

TMZ has the public brainwashed once again.The doctors even haven`t got the tests back yet but tmz has him with demons nuts and self centered.He was near 70 had made the sytem billions and had 30 movies to go,he could`nt get that many movies in the can if he worked to 110.Hollywood would`nt let him off the trademill even at 70.He went cotton hill and flushed himself down the tolletta as hank hills father had him do to cotton.He flushed himself?No he was murded to shut him up as the mobs kingdown fell down.he had the goods on murdoch thus TMZ is flapping thiert chops for thier din din

769 days ago
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thegreatamericandesertreturns    

murdoch killed people warren SUN buffet killed people,tony killed people murder go round.Tony was beaten to near death and held under until he was dead then left in the river as the stuntman double put on a show up top

769 days ago
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thegreatamericandesertreturns    

and the bad cops are on the take same old school murder inc hollywood SS as ever

769 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

Murder go round murdoch/tony ingish mofia,warren buffet SUN newspaper murdoch sun newspaper TONG shadow mofia.Who the spit cared about tony? no one,at 70 he could`nt get out had 3o movies to go had already done it all.he was shut up by murder.Hollywood is about entertainment a jumper stuntman double an`t no big deal niether are cops on the take in fact 99% of hollywood is crime ridden and TMZ yaping without doctors testing returned his CYAing for murdoch which shut up tony.Read your name in the SUN at eight years old and be a target for life and maybe you`ll learn a thing or two

769 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

TONY the tongo TMZ editing moofia

769 days ago
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Mystery Guest    

That's too bad. His family is always going to struggle with the "why". If he had had inoperable cancer, I would have understood why he wanted to do it.

769 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

People don`t jump to thier deaths when the make muti miilons per year they are murdered to shut them up scott!.prince`s tassy is more sun sony murdoch distraction moofia BS

769 days ago
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rudynjudyjudy    

THE TESTS are not in yet so if you think the smoke that TMZ is blowing ourt thiert tassy is real get your brain checked out fast or check the TMZ photo shoot TMZ princes tassy so sassy to TMZ blank checks

769 days ago
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Proud2bBlack    

TMZ!! There is nothing ever short and sweet about a suicide note, are you really human? I question the people on your staff that sit back and headline these stories. Somethings are just so private and personal & if you must dive into a persons life be gentle. And a person that kills him or herself is very selfish you can never confess your love for your family and take your own life at the same time. How ridiculous and inexcusable.

769 days ago
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