Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Comeian Richard Jeni Last Act Not Too Funny R.I.P.
Nothing funny about todays story. Further investigation reveals that comedian Richard Jeni, death in March was a suicide. Richard apparently had a history of mental illness and had been hospitalized late 2006 for suicidal depression. The coroner's report concludes that this was a self inflicted gun shot wound resulting in suicide. Jeni, 49, died at a hospital after being found in his Hollywood home on March 10. His girlfriend heard him talking to himself about a week earlier, saying "'just squeeze the trigger,"' according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.