Monday, 24 September, 2018


‘Superman’ Actress Margot Kidder’s Cause of Death Released

‘Superman’ Actress Margot Kidder’s Cause of Death Released ‘Superman’ Actress Margot Kidder’s Cause of Death Released
Hannah Rogers | 09 August, 2018, 13:27

She also noted Montana's high suicide rate and the empathy she feels for the people there going through the same thing.

The coroner in Park County, Mont. said on Wednesday that Kidder "died as a result of a self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose".

McGuane said she found relief knowing that the truth about her mother's death was finally known to the public. "It's important to be open and honest so there's not a cloud of shame in dealing with this". The world mourned the loss of chef, celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer, Kate Spade this past summer as well. It is now the 10th leading cause of death and one of only three leading causes that are on the rise, the report said.

Superman was a superhero blockbuster two decades before comic book movies became the norm at the top of the box office.

Kidder, originally from Yellowknife, Canada, was a political activist who was arrested in 2011 in a Washington DC protest over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada's oil sands. A friend discovered Kidder's body at her home on May 13th.

It's noted that Margot Kidder struggled with mental illness throughout much of her life, which was made worse in a vehicle accident in 1990 that left her in debt and wheelchair bound for near two years.

The rumors that she had died from flu complications began because of her phone interview with The Drew and Mike Show in Detroit, just four days before she died.

"They are a stigma and recall times when it was thought those with a disorder were possessed by the devil", she told the Edmonton Journal.

"It's a very unique sort of grief and pain", she said.

Both Kidder and co-star Christopher Reeve, who played Superman, were relative unknowns when they got their leading parts, and neither saw many major roles afterwards.

If you or someone you know needs help call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467. If you require emergency assistance please go to the nearest hospital or call 911.

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