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'American Idol' Josh Gracin

Writes Apparent Suicide Note

Blames Wife

8/14/2014 4:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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7:40 PM PDT --
Cops tell us Gracin is being held on a 5150 psychiatric hold. We're told he drove himself to a hospital, with a police escort, after they pulled him over. He's been cooperative, has spoken to his family ... and is being evaluated by doctors now. 

5:33 PM PDT -- 
We're told cops intercepted Gracin on his way home and all they'll say is, "He's safe."
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'American Idol'
 Season 2 finalist Josh Gracin had neighbors and police racing to his door ... after posting what looked like a suicide note in the wake of marital problems.

We're told cops responded to the former Marine's home in Spring Hill, TN -- where he lives with his wife and 4 kids -- for a welfare check after a family member saw an ominous Facebook post:
    
"I've loved her for 17 years ... I made mistakes ... I admitted them, told her the truth and she turned her back on me when I needed her help the most."

He continued, "Please remember me as someone who gave his all in his music ... Pray for my family as they carry on in this world without me. Goodbye."

Cops rushed to his house -- his wife was there but he wasn't. Law enforcement sources tell us police got in touch with him by phone, put him on with his wife, and he told her he was coming home. 

Cops are staying at the home until Josh arrives.

Story developing ...

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272 COMMENTS

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16.

Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

When was this?

73 days ago
17.

bigrob09    

Not cool. Wow ppls r crazy these days. Suicide is not the answer. What about ur wife and 4 kids....they would suffer way more than you bro. Smile!!! And thank god your alive!!!!!!!

73 days ago
18.

LunarJunk    

I hope he gets the help he needs.

73 days ago
19.

News Flash     

It's a cruel world, can't believe these comments.

73 days ago
20.

jv65    

Omg, if I killed myself every time my life didn't go as planned I would be dead a thousand times, or more!!

73 days ago
21.

Ruthless    

Buck up and be man! Quit crying to the world. Shut your trap and carry on. Life is hard at times. Quit cheating on your wife and family. She can be mad. Deal with it and move on.

73 days ago
22.

Jeep dude     

Um hello? You mean for once he isn't blaming Obama for something? Check out his music page on Facebook. All he does is cry about how bad Obama is. He is starving for attention as his music career has turned into nothing. Go get help and stop freaking your family and friends out with posting this on FB

73 days ago
23.

Beast Mode    

Shut up, you whiny little eunuch. It's no wonder that she can't stand the sight of you.

73 days ago
24.

Ana    

Suicide notes on social media are more like a cry for help than an actual suicide note.

73 days ago
25.

sfrandiver    

She probably need you to when you decided to cheat on her and the kids. Boo Hoo.

73 days ago
26.

Wicked1982    

READ the article....he didn't commit suicide he wrote a suicide note and the police got in touch with him. He told his wife he was on his way home........they are now waiting for him to arrive.....hence , story developing.......

73 days ago
27.

Ken.Norton    

I guess you mother****ers wouldnt know from experience but when you go to the miltary and you witness **** that the devil himself would have nightmares about, you come back.with PTSD which makes even the happiest moments seem devastating so when the only escape you.had from war, the tragedies youve experienced, the hell you.live in daily which is your wife, your rock, youre reason to keep.going, gives up on you then you have nothing left to fight for, nothing left to.face those demons with, nothing left to be the reason you save yourself so whats to stop you from ending that pain which the government was so happy to let you aquire for people like you stupid hating ****s to have the freedom to say that rude unsympathetic bull**** before they make you medically retire with supposed benefits that they end up not only not giving you your money but then use government resources to.get you mental treatment to help maintain. So what you want, you wouldnt visit the darkness which U.S soldiers live in without begging for away out so dont sit there and act as if youre better than him when youre not even cut from the same fabric!

73 days ago
28.

sophiastormy    

suicide notes used to be private left beside the dead body. now people posting their issues for the public to read

73 days ago
29.

Queen     

Wait so he cheated on her then writes a letter as if she did something bad next thing you no his family gonna blame her for what he did n WHAT HES doing great smart move...

73 days ago
30.

Beast Mode    

If girls are too mean for him, perhaps he should consider a husband...like he's always no so secretly wanted.

73 days ago
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