Owen Wilson Suicide Attempt Confirmed
The incident on Sunday afternoon that landed actor Owen Wilson in the hospital was called in to police as a suicide attempt, according to Santa Monica Police Department phone logs.
According to the records, a call was received at 12:08 p.m. on Sunday for an incident listed as 'attempt suicide.' Wilson remains in stable condition at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, California, according to spokeswoman Cynthia Harding (see 'Owen Wilson 'In Good Condition,' Hospital Says' ).
'Extra' reports that Wilson's brother Luke found him at his home on Sunday. Since being admitted to the hospital, Wilson reportedly has been visited by other family members, including his brother Andrew. Samuel L. Jackson was also seen at the hospital, though it has not been confirmed that he was visiting Wilson.
Wilson's publicist has offered no further comment since issuing the following statement on her client's behalf Monday: 'I respectfully ask that the media allow me to receive care and heal in private during this difficult time.'
Meanwhile, rumors continue to run wild over what provoked the incident. The New York Post cited a recent 'vicious quarrel' with a close friend and his reported breakup with 'You, Me and Dupree' co-star Kate Hudson as potential reasons — however, nothing has been substantiated.
The fate of two of Wilson's upcoming high-profile films remains to be seen. Slated for release next month is the Wes Anderson-directed 'The Darjeeling Limited,' in which Wilson co-stars with Jason Schwartzman and Adrien Brody. Wilson was scheduled to attend the film's debut at the Venice Film Festival next week; Fox Searchlight has not responded to inquiries about any change in plans for the launch of the film.
In addition, Wilson co-stars with friend Ben Stiller in next summer's 'Tropic Thunder,' a film that has recently been shooting in Hawaii. According to Variety, Wilson was due to begin shooting his starring role in the film in the coming weeks.
Just last week, he signed on to star opposite Jennifer Aniston in the film version of the bestseller 'Marley and Me.'