Mindy McCready Commits Suicide
2013-02-18 by andcas | 126 Comments
Mindy McCready has reportedly taken her own life with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at her Arkansas home. The country singer had a fruitful musical career in the late 90’s but fizzled out due to a string of personal demons. She had recently been battling the passing of boyfriend David Wilson who was a recording producer that met the same fate.

The grief caused McCready to enter rehab where she attempted to recover from a long withstanding drug addiction. Unfortunately the dark path of previous suicide attempts and run-ins with the law were apparently too much to bear. She leaves behind two sons and a sense of what could’ve been had circumstances played out differently in the end.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2013/02/17/mindy-mccready-dead-suicide/1926849/
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Iluvatar
Staff Reviewer
February 18th 2013
16088 Comments


sad stuff

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
9034 Comments


Wow she orphaned her second child. That's twisted.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


Just read her bio, such a sad life holy shit

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Gwyn.
February 18th 2013
15086 Comments


RIP

joshuatree
Emeritus
February 18th 2013
3742 Comments


really sad. why kill the dog tho.

MO
February 18th 2013
18677 Comments


wow, terrible

RIP

sinisterplague
February 18th 2013
151 Comments


This is sad. A perfectly innocent life wasted. Poor doggie.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


She was obviously not right in the head, history of drug addiction, depression, and many failed suicide attempts, not to mention a former boyfriend almost killed her
Then her life parter killed himself oh man

NightmareCinema16
February 18th 2013
2016 Comments


RIP.

Sad, indeed.

Nomos
February 18th 2013
840 Comments


...and she killed the dog too? She's a selfish, cruel bitch and deserved to die. I just wish her death had been more painful.

zaruyache
February 18th 2013
6448 Comments


RIP. That really sucks.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


Enjoy your ban Nomos

Gwyn.
February 18th 2013
15086 Comments


yup.

Nomos
February 18th 2013
840 Comments


Why would I be banned? For disagreeing with a cold-hearted "person"s idea of dying?

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


She was in a bad mental state and sadly killed her dog
Some people seem to place dogs above humans I mean my word that's sad too but a person died to ya know geez

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


The comments on facebook are even more sickening

AdolfChrist
February 18th 2013
1762 Comments


she'll be in the kvlt section of hell, along with Jon Nodtveidt and Dead.

demigod!
February 18th 2013
44381 Comments


yeah no

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AdolfChrist
February 18th 2013
1762 Comments


yeah yeah

Chortles
February 18th 2013
17956 Comments


just awful

RIP

demigod!
February 18th 2013
44381 Comments


is this person famous or something? serious question, i have never heard of her until today i'm pretty sure. RIP anyways of course

Inferis
February 18th 2013
418 Comments


rip

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GiaNXGX
February 18th 2013
4867 Comments


she would've

Vespiion
February 18th 2013
1222 Comments


So fucked up. The poor kids are now without a father and a mother.

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Iamthe Nightstars
February 18th 2013
2248 Comments


"Why would I be banned? For disagreeing with a cold-hearted "person"s idea of dying?"

No, because it's a very disrespectful thing to say about someone you didn't even know.

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Spec
February 18th 2013
27170 Comments


Really sad.

NonApplicable
February 18th 2013
1958 Comments


RIP the dog.

NonApplicable
February 18th 2013
1958 Comments


The children are probably better off w/o her honestly.

henryChinaski
February 18th 2013
2757 Comments


Pretty fucked up. RIP

Imperial
February 18th 2013
1730 Comments


she shot the dog too.


Good post too funny.

0vrot
February 18th 2013
459 Comments


rip

foxxxythnksustnk
February 18th 2013
2132 Comments


i can't find any mentions of a dog being shot

foxxxythnksustnk
February 18th 2013
2132 Comments


seems u suck at writing articles 2 me


foxxxythnksustnk
February 18th 2013
2132 Comments


seems like u are really superficial nd condescending =[

foxxxythnksustnk
February 18th 2013
2132 Comments


*God

Apollo
February 18th 2013
10303 Comments


"so yeah fuck this cunt, glad she's dead."

You are a fucking idiot aubergine. Get fucked.

foxxxythnksustnk
February 18th 2013
2132 Comments


u make me want to change ;-*

Recspecs
February 18th 2013
9829 Comments


Holy shit

XulOnerom
February 18th 2013
1818 Comments


Was wondering why that name sounded so familiar, then I remembered...

Mindy McCready was the real name of Hit-Girl in the Kick Ass comics

NeoSpaz
February 18th 2013
4518 Comments


poor dog

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


Damn... rip

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MadKungFu
February 18th 2013
375 Comments


RIP

tommygun
February 18th 2013
24932 Comments


rip dog rip lady

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TrephineArtist
February 18th 2013
187 Comments


Wow, there are some heartless people. I'm not too familiar with this girls music (and not a fan of country at all) but this is such a tragic story. RIP.

NorwichScene
February 18th 2013
1429 Comments


Poor doggie. Come on guys, she was mentally unstable and had major issues, don't say glad she dead etc its just not right. RIP





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Hep Kat
February 18th 2013
15351 Comments


At first I thought Hit-Girl had offed herself.

RIP

BallsToTheWall
February 18th 2013
44357 Comments


Kill yourself, just don't kill your pets. Pretty lame.

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fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


Why is anyone giving a shit about the dog

BallsToTheWall
February 18th 2013
44357 Comments


Because animals are more important than people duh! Don't be a peckerhead bro.

I mean what did the dog do to deserve getting shot?

NorwichScene
February 18th 2013
1429 Comments


If you had a dog you would know what true love is. I love my westie like a son

Acrosstheshield13
February 18th 2013
791 Comments


the fuck did she kill the dog for?? selfish twat.

ChopSuey
February 18th 2013
2392 Comments


RRRRRIIIIIIIPPPPP

Nomos
February 18th 2013
840 Comments


RIP Osama Bin Laden, yeah sure he killed some people, but death isn't funny so come on be respectful guys.

Yeah, no, she sounds like an awful person and an "addiction" or being "troubled" is no excuse.

Mickeymau5
February 18th 2013
1614 Comments


RIP

LeisureMuffin
February 18th 2013
19 Comments


Fuck that dog killing junkie.

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AdolfChrist
February 18th 2013
1762 Comments


so many naive fuckwits in here.

Hospital
February 18th 2013
2058 Comments


the fuck she have to off the dog for, tho? miserable cunt. no remorse, lump me in with the naive fuckwits

Iamthe Nightstars
February 18th 2013
2248 Comments


So now you're comparing the founder of al Qaeda to a country singer who shot her dog? That's logical.

ConcubinaryCode
February 18th 2013
2073 Comments


Best of luck to the kids. Hopefully their lives don't end up terrible

sixdegrees
February 18th 2013
17070 Comments


"RIP Osama Bin Laden, yeah sure he killed some people, but death isn't funny so come on be respectful guys."

wut


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paxman
February 18th 2013
4084 Comments


Country is hardcore

ZilbelPing
February 18th 2013
6160 Comments


Some pretty retarded comments itt

RIP

EaglesBecomeVultures
February 18th 2013
5234 Comments


Why is anyone giving a shit about the dog

i absolutely despise you and i mean it when i say that

H61
February 18th 2013
270 Comments


It's a shame but maybe she thought nobody would care for the dog when she was gone. obviously she wasn't in a good frame of mind

meanwhile most of the "glad she's dead" people here moralizing about a suicide victim killing their pet probably eat meat from factory farms where animals are routinely crammed into dark warehouse-like conditions and treated cruelly for their entire lives. kneejerk reactions prevail

TheOscillat0r
February 18th 2013
117 Comments


Shit sucks. It would be terrible to grow up and find out your mother killed herself.

NonApplicable
February 18th 2013
1958 Comments


probably eat meat from factory farms where animals are routinely crammed into dark warehouse-like
conditions and treated cruelly for their entire lives.


Super uncalled for

Nomos
February 18th 2013
840 Comments


"No, because it's a very disrespectful thing to say about someone you didn't even know. "

I know all I need to know about her from her selfish, evil act.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


Please just stop posting

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
9034 Comments


This probably isn't the theater for this comment but andcas for News Mod. He'd probably actually regulate the shit that gets published too.

NickGrouwen
February 18th 2013
80 Comments


Very very sad, my heart goes out to the kids, it must be hard on them. Very selfish what she and her boyfriend have done. I mean this sucks man...I hope they got some relatives to take care of them

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


"Why is anyone giving a shit about the dog"


Because she killed it for no fucking reason, obviously

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


It's just a dog and she was clearly in a terrible state of mind yet people are losing their shit over it

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


"It's just a dog"


fuck off you idiot

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


It's a dog, it's an animal, we kill animals all the time. Clear your head

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


I started a dog rescue, I have spent almost ten years of my life saving dogs from abusive homes. Clear your head

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


Also, I don't kill ANY animals

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


I'm not the one who's built up a bias here. It's not worth putting above the suicide here or demonising her cos she did something fucked up whilst in a fucked up state of mind

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


"we kill animals all the time"

I fucking don't dude

BallsToTheWall
February 18th 2013
44357 Comments


fuck you anarchist fish

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


Also, I don't kill ANY animals

I fucking don't dude

Talking about us as a society unless you're a strict vegetarian and abstain from it, and most people
don't

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


I am a vegetarian hahaha owned you big time fuck I was hoping you would say that bam 100 internet points to me slam dunk wag

MalleusMaleficarum
February 18th 2013
14327 Comments


"She leaves behind a sense of what could’ve been had circumstances played out differently in the end."

lmao why

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments



I am a vegetarian hahaha owned you big time fuck I was hoping you would say that bam 100 internet
points to me slam dunk wag

Well done for you take the high ground do whatever you want but a lot of other people lose their shit
over fucking dogs whilst stuffing their fucking gammon into their faces

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


Yeah it does piss me off when people are all like dogs are god and then eat cows pigs and shit cuz pigs are probably more wag than dogs and damn people think eating a dog is like the worst thing ever but it's the same as eating a cow or whatever I mean yeah

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


"I'm not the one who's built up a bias here. It's not worth putting above the suicide here or demonising her cos she did something fucked up whilst in a fucked up state of mind"

I didn't demonize her, I just understand why people are flipping out about the dog being shot for no reason. And yeah, I have a bias because have dedicated my life to getting dogs out of abusive situations where they are beaten and killed for no reason in the south by people of supposedly sound mind. Don't be so quick to let her off the hook because she was from the south and they do that shit all the time

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
9034 Comments


Well if you don't eat pork you're automatically a terrorist so yeah butcher the pigs

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


I probably wouldn't kill a dog even at my lowest point, just sayin

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


I mean I'm finding it hilarious when a lot of people in this country are losing their shit cos
they've been using horse in meat and they're more worried about the actual horse meat than the
chemicals and diseases there could be in it cos it's come from dodgy sources

Then again I'm half french and we're kinda like whatever when it comes to meat in those southern
european countries

I just understand why people are flipping out about the dog being shot for no reason


I don't. Sure, it's a weird and bad thing to do but for people to then judge her and be glad she
suffered through all this cos of that is just stupid

BallsToTheWall
February 18th 2013
44357 Comments


If I was forced to hit a animal or a human with my car id chose the human.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


"Oh she killed her dog she must have been in a fucked up mental state blah blah blah" Yeah then about ten million people in the south are in a fucked up mental state.



wait no that sounds about right

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


I don't give a shit about the rest of the south, we're not talking about them

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


Apparently a lot of southern rednecks kill dogs for fun or something


bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


We eat cows and pigs because we have been doing so for ages. We don't eat dogs because we have chosen them for companions for ages. The only reason we aren't chowing down on a golden retriever now is because of us.

In other words, artificial selection is a real bitch.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


It's all in our heads

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


All I am trying to say is that maybe her upbringing and the way much of the south views dogs played a part in her killing it

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


This isn't a very uncommon thing in suicides, it's not exclusive to the south of the US

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


Andcas

Well, he said "a lot," not all, and it's true. Not going to trust your judgement considering you haven't dealt with it firsthand for years, andcas

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


I've never heard of rednecks killing their dogs. I've heard that they'll shoot anything that doesn't go "bark", though. But, that's an awful generalization.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


"dude it's stupid to think she killed the dog just because "oh
that's what some of those southern people do." I mean listen
to how retarded that sounds when you actually think about it."

I didn't say that was the answer. You will not believe the fucked up things I've seen while taking dogs from Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, and Texas and finding them homes, however.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


It is the region I have dealt with the most and statistically extreme animal abuse happens on a MUCH greater scale in the south.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


It's the culture dude, he's not saying all southerners are animal abusers, but probably more than average are


bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


I wouldn't even say southerners, man. Just white trash. And that's everywhere.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


Treb gets it

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


Yeah pitbulls are born normal just like every other breed, you have to train them to be fucked up

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


I have dealt with that pit bull stigma firsthand, and until pretty recently, that stereotype was everywhere, until rescues started specifically focusing on finding pit bulls homes. A lot of rescues have gone under because of their focus on just pit bulls too, because people still have the idea that they are violent in the back of their heads

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


Stereotypes and stigmas suck agreed
Old people often look at me weird because of my long hair and facial hair damn I'm like the sweetest guy I know

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


I'd put you down












on my silk sheetz

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


I feel every species has a stigma attached to it's name. Like every great white shark is mindless eating machine with taste for human flesh. When I'm at the beach, I'm more concerned about someone stealing my beach towel, than being bitten by a shark.

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


Also treb, old people never look at me in the wrong way when i had long hair, they just figured me for a woman.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


Jellyfish are more worrying in the sea than anything else

ethixx
February 18th 2013
1170 Comments


laughed pretty hard at the comments in this thread

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


Jellyfish almost killed me once. Dead serious. Glad I didn't go out that way, would've been so not m/

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
50374 Comments


I have an evolutionary negative disposition towards spiders, but I'm trying not to be racist against spiders, I'm really trying

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


are you kidding
jellyfish are the boss

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


Used to love spiders. Was considering getting a tarantula for ages

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
7996 Comments


I am slowly getting over my snake prejudices

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


I'm absolutely mortified of spiders. I can't even be in the same room with one bigger than a spec. It's gotten so bad that i stuff blankets under my doors so they can't get in.

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


Snakes have always been a favorite animal of mine. Right behind the crocodile.

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


That's just a wives' tale, andcas.



fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


you eat a shit ton of spiders in your sleep each year. sleep well bach.


http://www.snopes.com/science/stats/spiders.asp


bam yeah literally took 5 seconds to look up


fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 18th 2013
21956 Comments


dw taylor swift can't hurt you there

bach
February 18th 2013
12596 Comments


I did. The notion that you'll swallow 1 is absurd. Nothing's impossible.

joshieboy12345
February 18th 2013
5370 Comments


Pretty sad stuff.

AtomicShane
February 19th 2013
1789 Comments


fuckin yolo rite

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NeoSpaz
February 20th 2013
4518 Comments


i like that more people are interested in the dog

AtomicShane
February 20th 2013
1789 Comments


dogs > 94% of humans



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