On August 19, 2012, the life of the famous English filmmaker Tony Scott was suddenly interrupted. The man was 68 years old when he made an unexpected decision for everyone and jumped off the suspension bridge. The public wondered why director Tony Scott committed suicide.
Englishman Tony Scott came from a family of artists and began his career in the arts, starring at the age of 16 in a short film by his older brother, Ridley Scott. But his acting career was abandoned: after graduating from the Royal College of Art, Tony Scott spent twenty years in advertising, after which he turned his attention to cinema. Such stars as Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Catherine Deneuve, Tom Cruise played in his films.
It was with the latter, with Tom Cruise, that Tony Scott, who committed suicide, worked until recently. Rumors circulated in Hollywood that the director and actor were jointly preparing for the filming of the sequel to Top Gun. It was thanks to the first part of the film, filmed more than 20 years ago, that Tom Cruise became famous and in demand.
Director Tony Scott has recently been absorbed in work, has little contact with his family. On a weekend day, Sunday 19 August, he drove up to the Vincent Thomas suspension bridge, located in the suburbs of Los Angeles. Eyewitnesses report that Tony Scott calmly got out of his car, climbed over a fence about three meters high and jumped into the water without any emotion. The flight height was 50 meters.
The police who arrived at the scene found a suicide note in the director's car. Everyone hoped that she would shed light on what had happened and explain why Tony Scott committed suicide. However, on a small piece of paper, only a list of people whom the director considered close and would like to see at his funeral was compiled. In addition to the names, there were also telephone numbers, so that the organizers would not have any problems. The director invited not only his family, but also his favorite actor Tom Cruise to spend his last journey.
Information leaked to the media that director Tony Scott committed suicide due to a terrible diagnosis, which he could not mentally cope with: an inoperable brain tumor. But Donna Scott, the wife of the deceased, completely denies information about such a diagnosis from her husband. According to her, Tony Scott did not have any chronic diseases and, moreover, he almost never got sick.
According to the second version, the director has recently been severely depressed. The second suicide note, found by the police in Scott's office, contained an emotional declaration of love for his wife and sons, two twins. Police officers continue to investigate the suicide of director Tony Scott. The official version of death will be announced after the autopsy.