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Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:12 pm
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OwensPosted by Josh Katzowitz

Earlier today, we brought you the story of Terrell Owens and the 911 call that emerged from the night his assistant told a dispatcher that she believed he had tried to commit suicide.

Now, Owens -- make that Owens’ PR rep -- has spoken out. He was not trying to kill himself. Instead, he had taken a sleeping pill and was unresponsive as a result.

Owens’ assistant on the night of Oct. 6 called emergency services and said Owens had taken four prescription pain pills. When the operator asked if Owens was awake, the caller said, “Barely … we talk to him and he understands what we're saying."

When the dispatcher asked if it was a suicide attempt, she said, “Yes, I believe so."

But Owens’ PR rep said that wasn’t the case.

Diana Bianchini told TMZ the following: “Terrell Owens absolutely did not attempt suicide nor did he attempt to overdose on pills on Oct. 6, 2011.

"The facts are that [T.O.'s assistant] arrived at his home that evening after he had already taken a sleeping aid to fall asleep. He was unresponsive because of this.

"Unaware he had taken a sleeping aid prior to her arrival, his assistant became concerned and decided to call 911.

"When the ambulance and police arrived, Owens was responsive and was not held in the hospital. Reports released with the 911 call today are misleading and not factual."

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Jefgg
Since: Nov 1, 2008
Posted on: November 4, 2011 10:01 pm
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Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: October 28, 2011 2:05 pm
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

This is the 2nd time? He did this once in Dallas.



Since: Nov 26, 2009
Posted on: October 28, 2011 1:19 pm
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

To me a reality show is a lot different than color commentating. If he's part of a larger cast, I think he'd fit right in. Just my opinion.


keeptodo
Since: Oct 28, 2011
Posted on: October 28, 2011 1:07 pm
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Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: October 28, 2011 12:47 pm
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

This is not a new incident. They just released the 911 tapes from 3 or 4 years ago.

The press are just scraping for stories. Now that is sad and pathetic.



Since: Apr 8, 2011
Posted on: October 28, 2011 12:43 pm
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

Bravo. In my mind of minds most if not nearly all professional athletes have the mindset of first graders. This is no exception. Do situps in your driveway nutil you die. My life will not change.  



Since: Nov 6, 2007
Posted on: October 28, 2011 10:18 am
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me



Since: Aug 18, 2009
Posted on: October 28, 2011 10:05 am
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

After T.O is retired and no longer in the public eye, I could easily see him opening up on a crowd in a shopping mall with an AK-47 just for the publicity.



Since: Sep 30, 2006
Posted on: October 28, 2011 10:04 am
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

i wish TO would just go away.......his 15 minutes are up, but he is trying to stay in the spotlight...VERY PATHETIC




Since: Aug 18, 2009
Posted on: October 28, 2011 10:01 am
 

Owens PR rep: He did NOT try to commit suicide

I'm guessing that this PR rep was reading from prepared text.  Luckily, she had already done the homework (4 years ago) for this assignment.


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