Did Tony Scott Have Inoperable Brain Cancer?
Sources close to "Top Gun" director TONY SCOTT say he had inoperable brain cancer, which would explain why he jumped to his death from California's Vincent Thomas Bridge in Long Beach on Sunday afternoon. But his family says he did NOT have cancer, or any other life-threatening disease. There was an autopsy scheduled for yesterday. There's no word when we'll hear the results. There's also no word what he wrote in the suicide note that was later found in his office.
Tons of celebrities Tweeted their reactions. You can read them here, here and here.
Meanwhile, Tony's brother RIDLEY SCOTT has suspended filming on his latest movie "The Counselor" in London, in order to return to L.A. to be with family. He was spotted at London's Heathrow Airport yesterday, before boarding a plane to the States. Here's a picture. And here are some pictures of Tony Scott two years ago, near the very bridge he jumped from.) (TMZ)
"The Counselor" stars Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Michael Fassbender.
TMZ is reporting that Tony Scott jumped in full view of numerous boaters who were on the water below, including people on a harbor cruise who took PICTURES AND VIDEO. One passenger says, "He landed right next to our tour boat, and many of us saw the whole thing."