Owen Wilson’s Meltdown

An insightful analysis of the recent suicide attempt by actor Owen Wilson.

From Lane Palmer and Christian Post.

I have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t like Owen Wilson. His quirky smile and off-beat comedic approach has charmed millions, and I’m pretty sure he’s the reason his brother Luke has a career. Guys like Owen bring a lighter and classier side to a Hollywood that is generally characterized by a “whose mug shot are we going to see this week?” sort of feel. In an industry knee deep in Lindsay-coke-Paris-jumpsuit-Gibson–rampage stories that churn out with the frequency of summer sequels, Owen seemed the least likely to crash and burn under the stress of stardom and the pressure of tinsel town.

But evidently he did, and his suicide attempt brings shock and confusion to fans all over the world. I heard one reporter from Hollywood put it this way:

“I just can’t get my mind around how someone so successful and seemingly happy would do such a thing!”

Did you catch the message behind that statement? In so many words, she is repeating and age old formula that goes like this:

rich and famous = purpose and meaning”

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