Posted by flashpointgrafix on February 27, 2010 »
Marie Osmond’s son, Michael committed suicide after battling severe depression. Marie Osmond’s son, Michael Blosil killed himself Friday night in Los Angeles. Blosil, 18, left a suicide note before leaping from his apartment building around 9 pm Friday night.
Saturday, Donny Osmond told Entertainment Tonight: “Please pray for my sister and her family.”
Michael had been suffering from severe depression, and entered a rehab center in 2007. The reason was never disclosed.
At the time Marie Osmond said: “My son Michael is an amazing young man, shown through his courage in facing his issues. As his mother, I couldn’t be more proud of him.”
Marie Osmond has eight children with ex-husband Brian Blosil. Donny and Marie Osmond grew up in Utah and still have home there, but have been performing their own show in Las Vegas and temporarily moved there. The Saturday night Las Vegas performance had been cancelled.
Earlier this year, Marie said that Michael seemed to be turning his life around and was finishing high school. Michael stayed with his mom in Las Vegas, according to People magazine.
People magazine reported: “I couldn’t be more proud of him,” Marie said. “He’s got a 3.9 GPA in high school. He’s looking at scholarships to some wonderful colleges.”
Just a few hours ago Marie Osmond said that their family is in deep shock by what has happened and asked for privacy during this time.