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The 'Austin Powers' actor lost his battle to alcoholism and depression.
It's been a pretty shocking week in terms of celebrity deaths, and it was Verne Troyer who topped the list over the weekend when it was revealed that he passed away at the age of 49. He'd only recently been in hospital over his issues with depression and alcoholism, and fans across the world are devastated that he's lost his battle.
Verne Troyer at the premiere for 'Boo! A Madea Halloween'
Less than three weeks after the 'Austin Powers' star was hospitalized under an involuntary psychiatric hold after a concerned friend of his contacted emergency services claiming that he was 'extremely upset, drunk and suicidal', the actor rests in peace after succombing to his troubles.
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Emergency services were called to his home in LA earlier this week.
Verne Troyer fans are rooting for the star to recover quickly after he was rushed to hospital under an involuntary psychiatric hold earlier this week when his friend told emergency services that he was drunk and suicidal. There's also some suggestion of possible alcohol poisoning.
Verne Troyer at OK Magazine Party
The 'Austin Powers' actor was admitted to hospital on Monday night (April 2nd 2018) on a 5150 hold over concerns that he wanted to harm himself, according to The Blast, after a pal of his called emergency services to his North Hollywood home.
The 48 year old actor announced his stint in rehab to his fans via Instagram this week.
Verne Troyer has informed his concerned fans that he is “voluntarily” checking into a rehab clinic in order to battle an addiction to alcohol, following reports that he had been admitted to hospital.
Earlier this week, TMZ had reported that the 48 year old Austin Powers star and former contestant on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ had checked into a hospital in the San Fernando Valley over a week ago. Now, Troyer has taken to social media to clarify the situation, saying that he plans to “continue to get the help” he needs.
“I’ve been hearing from some concerned fans, so I’d like to address a very personal situation,” he wrote on Instagram on Thursday (April 7th).
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The actor had been appearing at the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco on Saturday.
Verne Troyer has assured fans he’s feeling fine, after he was taken to the hospital following a seizure on Saturday. The Mini-Me actor was making an appearance at the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco when he suffered the seizure, during a meet and greet with fans.
Verne Troyer has assured fans he's feeling fine
“Everything's ok guys. Thanks for the concern,” the actor wrote on Twitter, later adding “Thanks again guys! See you tomorrow at @thehotcon.” The 2feet 8inch star then posted a video showing him recuperating in his hotel.
'Keith Lemon: The Film' details the life of Leigh Francis' alter-ego and 'Celebrity Juice' panel show host Keith Lemon. This is his hilarious journey from rags to riches as he ventures into the world of showbiz on his quest to become a great entrepreneur like his idol Richard Branson. After becoming a billionaire with an innovative idea involving a lemon and a mobile phone, Keith and his assistant Archimedes meet all the stars of the celebrity world such as potential love interest and model Kelly Brook as well as The Hoff whose show debuted Keith's talent. However, things don't stay this exciting for the Leeds born businessman as his almost immediate failure brings him right back to the bottom again.
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Keith Lemon is a man with a dream, that dream is to be become a world famous entrepreneur just like his hero Sir Richard Branson. Hailing from the beautiful capital of the north, Leeds, he has to move south to London if he is to follow his dream and be like his idol. Naturally, Lemmon becomes an overnight sensation and soon makes his first billion, unfortunately though this does not last and he is soon faced with an almighty fall. From overnight sensation to over day failure, Lemon traces his steps back to Leeds as he tries to find the road to redemption. Will he return to the top or will he realise that after achieving his dream it is not what he really wants after all and money and fame, it turns out, are not everything?
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Verne Troyer - Playmate 2011 Jessa Hinton, Verne Troyer, Gardena, California - at the Celebrity Go-Kart Tournament benefiting the American Diabetes Association at K1 Speed Indoor Go-Kart Racing Saturday 28th May 2011
Well, it's not as bad as you might think. We even get Verne "Mini-Me" Troyer crawling out of a toilet, so who can complain?
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Instead of Bond, it's super-groovy spy Austin Powers (Myers) making his triumphant return to the silver screen, the British secret agent frozen in the 60's and thawed in the 90's, where/when he returned to active duty. The Spy Who Shagged Me picks up right where the original left off, with Dr. Evil (also Myers) banished to space in his Big Boy statue/spaceship, and Austin settling down with new wife Vanessa (Elizabeth Hurley, in a cameo re-appearance).
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Great casting is absolutely vital to a puckishly impudent comedy like "Bubble Boy" -- the story of a happy-go-lucky, immune-deficient geek who zip-locks himself into a homemade portable orb to travel cross-country and stop the wedding of the girl he loves.
Put somebody like Adam Sandler, David Spade or Seth Green in the title role, and this childlike weirdo with matted hair and a whiney voice would lose all his sweet qualities and quickly become intolerably abrasive.
But Jake Gyllenhaal, who made such a lasting impression as future NASA scientist Homer Hickman in the little-seen coming of age picture "October Sky" -- is absolutely brilliant in the role. His exaggerated wide-eyed naivete has just enough pepper to make you laugh with him, not at him. His hyperactive enthusiasm at taking his first steps into the world ("Dog poo! Aweeeesome!") is so real that you don't just laugh, you smile. He makes the character three-dimensional and 100-percent lovable, but in an ever-so-slightly ironic way that requires a ton of talent to maintain.
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It's a shame Mike Myers didn't invent Austin Powers during his "SaturdayNight Live" tenure. The occasionally funny sketch bits he stringsweakly together with about six minutes of plot in his "Austin Powers"James Bond spoofs might have played well as short gags in a recurring "SNL"routine.
Imagine, if you will, a skit in which Dr. Evil (Myers'mock-Blofeld) goes on "Jerry Springer" to confront his disgruntledson, who (god forbid!) has no ambition to take over the world. Or an episodehosted by the unbelievably beautiful yet seemingly accessible Heather Graham,in which she dons Urusla Andress' bikini from "Dr. No" and ultra-tossablehair extensions to play a CIA sexpot named Felicity Shagwell opposite Myers'ribald, randy, chest toupee- and cravat-wearing super-spy.
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