Audra Mcdonald Once Attempt Suicide

Audra-Mcdonald-Once-AttemptThe six-time Tony award winner Audra McDonald who has astounding career and amazing vocal chops has once tried to take her own life.
She chatted on a talk show about a time when she tried to commit suicide. She admitted, “When I was (in college) at Julliard, I had a suicide attempt. I tried to slit my wrist.”
She continued that Julliard staff really pulled her out of an awful depression and explained that, “When someone is suicidal, one of the first things you have to do is to protect them from themselves “.
She further added, “They had a mental health facilitator there, a therapist there and they checked me into a mental health hospital, where I was for a month and got me the help I needed.”
Since her time in college, Audra went on to break a record for the most Tony Awards won by a single performer. Then she married to her fellow actor Will Swenson. The pair shares one daughter.

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