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Ashley Anne Riggitano, a New York Fashionsta jumps to her death after Facebook argument
UPI ^ | Feb. 8, 2013

Posted on 02/08/2013 10:19:25 AM PST by nickcarraway

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Woo recalled that early last month, Riggitano was supposed to take part on a major trade show that the design house was participating in, but called in sick. A short time later, she took another sick day.

According to the jewelry designer, Riggitano began working for the company on a part-time basis in January, and was only at work about two days a week.

61 posted on 02/08/2013 11:22:11 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Kenton
Oh well, at least she left a good looking corpse.

I doubt that, hitting the water from that height is like hitting concrete.

62 posted on 02/08/2013 11:22:11 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: kcvl

It’s life in what they would like to think of as The Fast Lane, a la Sex and the City, and the entire NYC faux-culture
of “achievement”, but this Life in the Fast Lane,with minor
players, used bumper cars. New York, as Charlie Daniels once said, gives us
“the best and the worst of everything”. That was probably more than 20 years ago—in our own time,the best diminishes daily, as the worst takes over.


63 posted on 02/08/2013 11:23:06 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: nickcarraway

What was the Fakebook argument about, the greatest guitar player? Smash or Van Hellen?


64 posted on 02/08/2013 11:26:23 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: nickcarraway
I bet it's because she didn't know algebra.

-PJ

65 posted on 02/08/2013 11:26:23 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: JimRed

I would like to see one match my 30 day no shower criteria, a splash here, a splash there, you are the only unit available gotta move, the smell, oh the smell.


66 posted on 02/08/2013 11:29:13 AM PST by Little Bill (A)
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To: nickcarraway

Someone should say this, so I will: What an absolute shame. How Godawful that someone that young should feel so bad over something so ultimately trivial that they kill themselves.


67 posted on 02/08/2013 11:36:07 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
The message cited by The Post read in part: 'since drew cannot take care of the issue at hand, I will. You have been nothing but a bitch to me every time you walked in the door ignoring my existence maybe because you were so concerned with picking up your drugs...
68 posted on 02/08/2013 11:36:16 AM PST by kcvl
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To: conservative cat
Klonopin is nasty stuff.

Respectfully disagree. It helped me through panic attacks during a rough period in my life. And it allows me to go back to sleep when I wake up during the night for no reason, which has been going on for years.

Like anything else, abuse it and you may die. Use it correctly and it helps.

69 posted on 02/08/2013 11:38:07 AM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: PLMerite

There seems to be more to the story than her just getting upset over a Facebook ‘bullying’. She seems to be a very troubled girl and I doubt the NY City ‘fashionista’ life helped much.


70 posted on 02/08/2013 11:40:09 AM PST by kcvl
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To: FlingWingFlyer
How ‘bout that “social media” thing?

Unstable people were killing themselves over arguments with friends long before the arguments happened on Facebook. To me, blaming social media is akin to blaming guns for gun deaths.

71 posted on 02/08/2013 11:51:46 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: kcvl

I’m sure she led a very “dramatic” life and was up on all the useless pop culture trivia.

At that age very few problems are insurmountable. Nothing someone says to you should be cause for suicide, and I’ve had people say awful hateful things to me, some of which were true and I deserved.


72 posted on 02/08/2013 11:52:58 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: nickcarraway
"Ashley Anne Riggitano a New York fashionista, jumped to her dead..."

"Jumped to her dead?" Sounds like a creepy religion.


73 posted on 02/08/2013 11:55:03 AM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: kcvl

THAT’s a handbag? I didn’t take that much stuff to BSA Summer Camp, in the 50s. LOL.


74 posted on 02/08/2013 11:55:26 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are The 21st Century's Muskets. The 2nd Amendment Is The First Human Right.)
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To: PLMerite

“People like to betray people. There is something in people that they just want to betray somebody “That’s him over there!” They want to deliver you up. Like they delivered Jesus. They want to be the one to do it.” - Bob Dylan (from an interview.)


75 posted on 02/08/2013 11:56:53 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: nickcarraway
I might be able to generate a tiny amount of interest and sympathy, or not, if I had a clue about what a fashionista is...
Anything to do with piercings or tattoos?
76 posted on 02/08/2013 12:01:17 PM PST by publius911 (Look for the Union Label -- then buy something else)
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To: nickcarraway
Suicide

A permanent solution to a temporary problem.



Sorry folks but I cannot find any humour in the the death of such a young person.

It pains me to think that this young woman, on a momentary fit of outburst, threw away everything she might have been..

Who she might have loved...
Whose who loved her...

Was her life so painful or so empty that it was no longer worth living?


Or is this generation so shallow (What the hell is a fashionista?) that it cannot bear the slightest of injury to their ego.

Maybe this is the result of praising every child as "special" even when they are just average.

Raising their expectations beyond their ability(or willingness) to achieve their unreal dreams.

And when life doesn't recognize their uniqueness they go on an rampage or commit suicide.

I fear this is the bitter harvest of sowing our seeds on sour ground....


I was raised in a loving and supportive home but I was also tampered with the reality of life.

Very little "poof of Tinkerbell’s fairy dust” from culturally rich NYC but with hard work and dirty sweat on deep rich, Tennessee soil.

I pray she finds the peace in death that eluded her in life.....

77 posted on 02/08/2013 12:05:53 PM PST by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: nickcarraway
At 22 she was just a kid who had managed to start a business but was obviously not emotionally resilient. It is very sad to hear of a young girl doing such a thing to herself. It is even sadder to see people get mileage out of it!
78 posted on 02/08/2013 12:06:38 PM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: publius911

Jewelry, clothing, hair, makeup, accessories — all the things that make life worthwhile.


79 posted on 02/08/2013 12:07:08 PM PST by goldi
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To: Gaffer

God cares.


80 posted on 02/08/2013 12:10:08 PM PST by onedoug
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