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A DESPERATE CALL FOR HELP - ODD MARY-KATE TWIST IN HEATH'S TRAGIC LAST HOURS
NY Post ^ | 24 Jan 06 | JAMIE SCHRAM, PHILLIP MESSING and ANDY GELLER

Posted on 01/24/2008 3:28:05 AM PST by SkyPilot

January 24, 2008 -- The masseuse who discovered Heath Ledger's body made two frantic calls to his latest squeeze, actress Mary-Kate Olsen, before dialing 911 for help, police revealed yesterday.

MORE: Star's Tragic Timeline

"Heath is unconscious. I don't know what to do!" Diane Lee Wolozin screamed in her first call to Olsen on Tuesday.

"I'm sending my private security there," the actress replied.

Moments later - after finding the body of the "Brokeback Mountain" star cold to the touch - Wolozin, 40, made another panicked call.

"I think he may be dead. I'm calling 911!" she said.

"I already have people coming over," Olsen replied.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: actor; coverup; heathledger; ledger; olsentwins
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1 posted on 01/24/2008 3:28:08 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Shows how totally clueless those “stars” are!


2 posted on 01/24/2008 3:32:55 AM PST by AKA Elena (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to you!)
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To: SkyPilot

I’m here having my morning coffee and reading this, then wondering WHY???

I think without my second cup of coffee I’m becoming part of the problem with the MSM running my life and prioritizing my values.

BYE!


3 posted on 01/24/2008 3:34:03 AM PST by not2worry ( What goes around comes around!)
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To: SkyPilot

if this actor had not been in ‘that despicable movie’, he would not be getting all this press. The drive bys just love the perversion.


4 posted on 01/24/2008 3:38:31 AM PST by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: AKA Elena
Shows how totally clueless those “stars” are!

Not to defend the  "Stars " but I have found that a majority are totally useless in unexpected emergencies

5 posted on 01/24/2008 3:42:27 AM PST by grjr21
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To: AKA Elena

She wasn’t the only one who was clueless in this. Why would you not call 911 right off?


6 posted on 01/24/2008 3:43:24 AM PST by pas
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To: AKA Elena
I read elsewhere that Mary-Kate's security bodyguard is a licensed EMT. ...and the cops got there before the bodyguard.

What's amazing is that his 'friends' "Saw this coming".

7 posted on 01/24/2008 3:45:11 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: pas; Liz
She wasn’t the only one who was clueless in this. Why would you not call 911 right off?

Probably because Mary-Kate Olson was a druggie too - and certainly knew Heath was an addict (or a recovering one) as well.

Cops and drugs don't go well together.

8 posted on 01/24/2008 3:46:01 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
Cops and drugs don't go well together.

Obviously, drugs and a beating heart don't go too well together either.

9 posted on 01/24/2008 3:58:27 AM PST by submarinerswife ("If I win I can't 't be stopped! If I lose I shall be dead." - George S. Patton)
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To: SkyPilot

Dang! Mary-Kate is my death pool pick.


10 posted on 01/24/2008 3:59:47 AM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Vaquero
The drive bys just love the perversion.

And the brokeback perverts love death...

11 posted on 01/24/2008 4:03:35 AM PST by AmericaUnited
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To: pas
Why would you not call 911 right off?

Because they won't cover up drug use like personal security will... ?

12 posted on 01/24/2008 4:04:35 AM PST by AmericaUnited
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To: SkyPilot

Wise move. It is a little known fact outside of Hollywood but both Olsen Twins are professionally trained MDs with multiple specialties including Neurosurgery, Toxicology, Cardiology, and Veterinary. They maintain a 24 hour emergency help line for the Hollywood and Broadway community.
Cute ambulances are pre-positioned and ready to roll on a minute’s notice.

Think back to the Nathan Lane chicken bone in the throat incident and the tracheotomy performed during the intermission of Springtime for Hitler. And they wouldn’t even take a curtain call for their good deed.


13 posted on 01/24/2008 4:13:42 AM PST by tlb
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To: Vaquero

I don’t know about that. I was stunned to hear Heath Ledger died. He was great in The Patriot and A Knight’s Tale. I saw BBM on HBO well after it went to DVD. I didn’t like the movie itself because I felt it was pushing an agenda, but Heath did a marvelous job in showing the pain that sort of lifestyle brings to families, friends and selves.

Heath Ledger was a very talented actor who was well respected. The fact that he DIDN’T continually play out antics for the MSM is why there is such press on it. It was a shock.


14 posted on 01/24/2008 4:15:00 AM PST by melissa_in_ga (Duncan Hunter for President 2008)
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To: pas

“Why would you not call 911 right off?”

D R U G S!

LLS


15 posted on 01/24/2008 4:15:17 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims and vote for?)
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To: SkyPilot

Young, going to live forever, hot hollywood property, he had it all. But he actually had nothing and now is gone. I hope he was ready for eternity. You only get one chance.


16 posted on 01/24/2008 4:16:10 AM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: tlb

That’s not funny, that’s sick...

No, wait - It’s funny.


17 posted on 01/24/2008 4:16:31 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: TexasCajun

actually when things like this happen, usually everyone sees it coming. Sad thing is usually friends can do nothing to halt it.


18 posted on 01/24/2008 4:16:38 AM PST by cajungirl
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To: SkyPilot

I wonder how he explained Brokeback Mountain in front of the throne? “But God, the critics loved it, it is just a ‘lifestyle’ and really ok these days.”


19 posted on 01/24/2008 4:17:42 AM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Thrownatbirth

you are sooo mean.

My pick is Britney,,the girl is well on her way.


20 posted on 01/24/2008 4:18:31 AM PST by cajungirl
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To: tlb

“Veterinary.”

Little known, but true, the Olsen twins were inspired to study veterinary upon hearing John Kerry’s moving, 2004 campaign anecdote about resuscitating the family hamster, Licorice, after a drowning accident.


21 posted on 01/24/2008 4:25:33 AM PST by Rb ver. 2.0 (Global warming is the new Marxism.)
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To: pas
Why would you not call 911 right off?

I have the Olsen twins on speed dial...in case of serious emergencies.

22 posted on 01/24/2008 4:33:11 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: pas

When my Mother in law awoke to find that my father in law had passed on during the night she called us first. SHe said I cant wake up daddy. Her shock was so difficult she did not know what to do. She called 911 right after and we were on our way over there. We also called 911 before we left.

I would think it not uncommon to call another before 911 especially when it appears the person is dead.


23 posted on 01/24/2008 4:43:45 AM PST by alisasny (RIP Lt. Kevin “Kojak” Davis BLUE ANGELS #6 THANKYOU!!)
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To: submarinerswife

Obviously, drugs and a beating heart don’t go too well together either.
_____________________________________________________

That is the quip of the day...Bravo!!!


24 posted on 01/24/2008 4:49:50 AM PST by wally-balls
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To: SkyPilot

Once again, talent, good looks and wealth prove too much to bear.


25 posted on 01/24/2008 4:53:25 AM PST by babble-on
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To: SkyPilot

Olson better get a lawyer. Delay is deadly.
When someone is found unconscious, SECONDS count.

Just as an aside: even if a child is found in the bottom of a swimmimg pool, emergency professionals say you still have 30-60 seconds to attempt a resuscitation.

So often you read distraught people do not even attempt to revive the person.


26 posted on 01/24/2008 5:06:47 AM PST by Liz (Rooty's not getting my guns or the name of my hairdresser.)
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To: Vaquero
I wonder if that role was the reason he was killed?

Carolyn

27 posted on 01/24/2008 5:12:12 AM PST by CDHart ("It's too late to work within the system and too early to shoot the b@#$%^&s."--Claire Wolfe)
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To: cajungirl

I coulda had Amy Winehouse. :-(


28 posted on 01/24/2008 5:12:37 AM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: AmericaUnited

In other words, he’s just another casualty in the War On Drugs.

Pity.


29 posted on 01/24/2008 5:21:23 AM PST by coloradan (Failing to protect the liberties of your enemies establishes precedents that will reach to yourself.)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
I have the Olsen twins on speed dial...in case of serious emergencies.

Shouldn't everyone?

30 posted on 01/24/2008 5:21:56 AM PST by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: melissa_in_ga
I don’t know about that. I was stunned to hear Heath Ledger died. He was great in The Patriot and A Knight’s Tale. I saw BBM on HBO well after it went to DVD. I didn’t like the movie itself because I felt it was pushing an agenda, but Heath did a marvelous job in showing the pain that sort of lifestyle brings to families, friends and selves.

I agree wholeheartedly with all of the above. BBM was a powerful movie -- the writing, acting, direction and cinematography were all outstanding. It is anything but fun. I cannot say that I enjoyed it at all, and the "sex scene" was as far from titillating as it is possible to get. But it did move me.

For anyone who hasn't seen the movie and don't know about it, it's the story of two men who have a years-long homosexual affair, meeting up periodically while they lead separate lives. This takes a profound toll on their lives and their families.

It seems pretty clear to me that the intended message of the movie was that all this pain could have been avoided if the two could have lived "out of the closet;" viewed from another perspective, this pain is inherent in what they were doing. In either case, the ;pain is real, and it's affecting.

I'm not trying to convince anyone to see it. It is not an easy movie to watch. If you want your movies to be fun, steer clear. But in no way do I think that being in the movie reflects badly on Heath Ledger -- he was an actor who accepted a difficult, complex and challenging role. Anyone who cares about his job relishes a challenge.

The downside of that is that if you care enough about your job, you take it home with you. You see it most with cops, firefighters, doctors, soldiers, social workers, those who see the worst of mankind every day. Reporters and actors also, though of course to a lesser degree, touch evil, and it sticks with you. Ledger's last completed role was as the Joker in the next Batman movie (now in post), and if you invest enough emotional energy in portraying a psychopath, it does take an emotional toll.

He was an amazingly gifted actor, one who didn't overplay the Hollywood star game; though he did do the dating starlets bit to the max, and in his position, so would I. We won't know for a week or two how he died, and I'll hold off on any conclusion until and unless there are facts to support it.

I will note that the Post got the headline wrong, which is not unusua; the call was after Ledger's "last hours.". By all accounts, Ledger was dead hours before the masseuse arrived. Had she called 911 before calling the Olsen twin, it could not have saved his life. So while we can debate the wisdom and ethics of that chain of phone calls, it is not crucial. The man was already gone.

31 posted on 01/24/2008 5:22:10 AM PST by ReignOfError
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To: Liz

You are exactly right.

Both the Olsen “twin” and the housekeeper should get attorneys. Someone will sue.

The sad thing is that Heath Ledger, from watching the interview from 2005, was a very sick man, imho - looked in that interview like he was a heroin addict from his mannerisms...but no idea if that’s accurate. Whatever his “illness” he should have been hospitalized and receiving major help. The sleeplessness is a red flag sign of major depression and/or drug addiction. Wonder if any of his “friends”, or his family, suggested such hospitalization, the ones who “saw this coming.”


32 posted on 01/24/2008 5:23:23 AM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt
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To: cajungirl

I think Mary Kate and Brittney are in a dead heat.


33 posted on 01/24/2008 5:27:14 AM PST by bannie (clintons CHEAT! AAAALLWAYS!)
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To: AKA Elena

Ummmm.... the masseuse calls Mary Kate, who immediately sends her security guy over (apparently he was also an EMT from what I heard somewhere). When the masseusse calls back to say she’s calling 911, Mary Kate tells her that she has already contacted them. Seems to me the only intelligent/responsible one so far is Mary Kate, who sent an EMT and called 911 as soon as she heard. The masseusse is clueless, calling a friend instead of 911 first.


34 posted on 01/24/2008 5:29:10 AM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Freedom'sWorthIt

I saw just bits of that interview on a computer without sound, and he did look a bit like a junkie needing a fix. However, wouldn’t the autopsy have revealed needle tracks? And wouldn’t the coroner have mentioned that? (Unless, answering my own question, they’ll wait until the toxicology screen,)


35 posted on 01/24/2008 5:31:16 AM PST by melissa_in_ga (Duncan Hunter for President 2008)
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To: ReignOfError

Most notably, to me:

I thought Hollywood would have made the homosexual sex in the movie more tender-hearted; but it was NOT loving. It was violent and hostile.


36 posted on 01/24/2008 5:33:06 AM PST by bannie (clintons CHEAT! AAAALLWAYS!)
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To: not2worry

yup, you got that right....


37 posted on 01/24/2008 5:34:36 AM PST by rusureitflies? (OSAMA BIN LADEN IS DEAD! There, I said it. Prove me wrong.)
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To: bannie
I thought Hollywood would have made the homosexual sex in the movie more tender-hearted; but it was NOT loving. It was violent and hostile.

Absolutely. It was, if not a rape, pretty close. I'm not gay, but if I were, i can't imagine how I would find that "hot."

38 posted on 01/24/2008 5:40:28 AM PST by ReignOfError
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To: Vaquero

He was good in “The Patriot” I thought.


39 posted on 01/24/2008 5:42:47 AM PST by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: melissa_in_ga
I saw just bits of that interview on a computer without sound, and he did look a bit like a junkie needing a fix.

It is possible that he was. It is also that he was preparing for a role as a junkie. Method actors can get kind of nuts about that; they walk around in the character's shoes, on and off the set, so the mannerisms are natural and feel real when the cameras roll. As you said, the tox screen will tell.

40 posted on 01/24/2008 5:45:26 AM PST by ReignOfError
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To: tlb

LOL!


41 posted on 01/24/2008 5:46:35 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: Vaquero

did you actually see that “ despicable” movie? It happens to be a very good movie, albeit a tragedy.


42 posted on 01/24/2008 6:15:38 AM PST by Katya (Homo Nosce Te Ipsum)
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To: AmericaUnited

“And the brokeback perverts love death...”

Judging by the thousands of replies on Heath threads, many of which were pulled, some resulting in zots, the “brokeback perverts” still have more class than a host of FReepers.

There are still some good folks here, but a growing number of FReepers simply disgust me. As I’ve stated before, I’ve made my share of “Brokeback” jokes. They were warranted. Gloating over some guy’s untimely death is not.

I know I’m typing to a brick wall. So many FReepers are delusionally convinced of their own moral superiority even while acting in terribly immoral ways. Hypocrisy, thy name is Free Republic.


43 posted on 01/24/2008 6:18:34 AM PST by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: bannie

exactly....it certainly didn’t paint a pretty picture of their homosexual relationship. Heath’s character “Ennis” states he had never “sinned” yet...and was drunk when the first incident occurred. Rather he was emotionally attached to Twist, and pained by the bond. Jack Twist on the other hand, was def trying to survive as a closeted gay.


44 posted on 01/24/2008 6:20:50 AM PST by Katya (Homo Nosce Te Ipsum)
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To: SkyPilot

Mary Kate did not discover the body. That is why am saying she isn’t the only one.


45 posted on 01/24/2008 6:36:00 AM PST by pas
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To: Katya

Why would I want to see that?

It is more socialist tripe whose sole purpose is the demise of western civilization in an effort to make way for collectivism.


46 posted on 01/24/2008 6:37:50 AM PST by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: melissa_in_ga

Opiates can be taken in more ways than needle. Heroin can be snorted and smoked. He could have been doing pain pills as well.


47 posted on 01/24/2008 6:40:11 AM PST by pas
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To: not2worry

too much $$$$$ and way too much time on their hands, so they go partying... then one thing leads to another then they get addicted. It really is sad that people around them don’t wise up.


48 posted on 01/24/2008 6:43:09 AM PST by JFC (I am now a MITTEN)
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To: Katya
Here ya go, Katya
49 posted on 01/24/2008 6:43:50 AM PST by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: melissa_in_ga
However, wouldn’t the autopsy have revealed needle tracks? And wouldn’t the coroner have mentioned that? (Unless, answering my own question, they’ll wait until the toxicology screen,)

usually guys smoke it if they want to avoid the needle.

If the post mortem comes up with opiates , then he was riding the white horse....

that's a bad habit, hard to quit. too bad for the guy. Seemed harmless enough and I liked him in the Knight's Tale.

50 posted on 01/24/2008 6:44:32 AM PST by Dick Vomer (liberals suck....... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.,)
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